International cooperation

  • Since 2012 Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa)
  • Cooperation with the Centre for Education Practice Research

Current projects

MARKO-DO (South Africa): Standardization of mathematical competence level tests for pre-schools in South Africa

This mathematical testing method is based on the developmental model of mathematical competences according to Fritz and Ricken. MARKO-DO is currently being standardized in partnership with the University of Johannesburg in South Africa in 4 national languages (isiZulu, Sesotho, Afrikaans, English).

  • Target group: grade-R and grade 1
  • Project partners: Annemarie Fritz Stratmann (University of Duisburg-Essen), Antje Ehlert (University of Potsdam), Elizabeth Henning and  others (University of Johannesburg, South Africa), Lars Balzer (Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET))
  • Funding: South Africa