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Education for Sustainable Development – International Summer School for Future Teachers

The international Summer School “Teaching the SDGs - Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship,” which will take place from August... more
Udo Dannemann im Interview

A Question of Stance – How do you react to antisemitic remarks in the classroom or to racism among students at school? A model project provides answers.

Discrimination and right-wing thinking do not stop at classroom doors. It is an enormous challenge for teachers to respond to them adequately. A model... more
Migrant teachers at Refugee Teachers Program. The photo is from Andres Friese.

Gaining a Foothold at German Schools – Refugee Teachers Program Wants to Bring More Refugee Teachers to Brandenburg’s Schools

Our society is diverse – and schools need to reflect that, Dr. Anna Aleksandra Wojciechowicz and Diana Gonzalez Olivo agree. Since 2016, they have... more
Prof. Dr. Rebecca Lazardides.The photo is from Ernst Kaczysnki.

Digital Learning – What the Corona pandemic reveals about the digitization of school education

The digitization of school and teaching is often connected to the objective of preparing learners in the best way possible for participation in... more
Linda Juang's office shows the diversity of American society | Photo: Sandra Scholz

Understanding Diversity – Linda Juang researches the development of children with a migrant background

Linda Juang is US American with Taiwanese roots. In 2014, the University of Potsdam offered her a position as Professor of Heterogeneity in... more
The math app by Ulrich Kortenkamp is designed to help children understand the value of numbers. | Photo: AdobeStock/Dani

Hundreds in Bundles – A mathematics app to help children understand the place value of numbers

As with many other problems, the Covid-19 crisis is relentlessly exposing the digital deficits in many German schools and school systems. Even in... more
Beit Berl College near Kfar Saba | Photo: Beit Berl College

Not a “Single Story” – How a German-Israeli COIL Project Helps Participants Overcome Stereotypes

“Power is the ability not just to tell the story of another person, but to make it the definitive story of that person.” This is an insight that... more
Prof. Dr. Dirk Richter during a seminar including a “virtual classroom”. | Photo: Tobias Hopfgarten.

“Currently, we are only marginally making use of digital media” – Prof. Dr. Dirk Richter on the possibilities of conveying knowledge and skills online

On the corona pandemic – contributions from the University of Potsdam
Home office for the adults, boredom for children and adolescents at home? Digitalization in education now seems more important than ever. But to what... more
Experiment in school. | Photo: AdobeStock/Syda Productions

From Football to Experiments – How Children Learn to Think Scientifically

As every pedagogue knows, people learn better when they are interested. But why is that so? And can this insight be utilized to guide children on... more
Part of everyday life - tablets at school. Photo: Fotolia/Syda Productions.

Striking a Balance – Educationalists develop concepts for modern elementary school teaching

Simply using laptops and smartphones in class is not modern education. But these new tools also cannot be ignored. This is the balance Prof. Dr.... more