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Apl. Prof. Dr. Ulrike Becker

Apl. Prof. Dr. Ulrike Becker


Campus Golm
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24-25
D-14476 Potsdam


consulting hours
after arrangement

Academic background

Since 2015              

Adjunct Professorship, Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Potsdam



Habilitation in Education, Title: „Learning approaches“, Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Potsdam


Since 1997

Development, dissemination and professional support of the program „Transition“ – five learning pathways approach to inclusive education for students with behavior problems

Since 1995

Training and counseling for teachers, head of schools and pedagogical specialists on the inclusion of children and adolescents with behavior problems


Doctoral degree in Education at Freie Universität Berlin, Title of dissertation: “Separation and Transition – Representation of Early Relationships“


Second state examination „Lehramt an Sonderschulen“, Wiesbaden


Diplom in Eduaction, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität/Frankfurt am Main


First state examination „Lehramt an Sonderschulen“, Pedagogy for learning disabilities and behavioral disorders, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität/Frankfurt am Main

Occupational background

Since 06/2021 (End of program 09/30/23)            

Program Management „Aufholen nach Corona für Kinder und Jugendliche“ with the „Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Jugend und Familie“, Berlin„Aufholen nach Corona für Kinder und Jugendliche“ in der Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Jugend und Familie Berlin

Since 2020

Responsable for general matters of primary school education with the „Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Jugend und Familie“ Berlin 


Head of School, Refik Veseli Secondary School, Berlin


Head of School, Prignitz-Schule, Berlin


Teacher, Berlin


You can access the detailed CV here.


Research Interests:

  • Supporting Children with Behavioral Problems
  • Inclusive Education
  • Counseling in inclusive schools


Selected publications:

Becker, U. (2023): Behavioral problems in school. Opladen/Berlin/Toronto: Barbara Budrich Verlag (16.10.2023).

Becker, U. (2022): Multiprofessional cooperation in the context of inclusive education for children with behavioral problems. In: Serke, B./Streese, B. (Hrsg.): Ways of multi-professional cooperation in the context of inclusive education. Bad Heilbrunn: Verlag Julius Klinkhardt 2022, 61-72. doi: 10.35468/5958-07.

Becker, U. (2021): Students with special educational needs. In: Seifried, K./Drewes, S./ Hasselhorn, M. (Hrsg.): Handbuch Schulpsychologie (3. überarb. und erw. Auflage). Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 192-202.

Becker, U. (2014). Inclusive Education - Supporting Children with Behavioural Problems and Their Reference Persons in Lower Primary School. Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation, 15, 1/2, 24-42. doi:10.2478/jser-2014-0002.

Becker, U. (2008): Learning approaches. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag. doi: 10.1007/978-3-531-91041-3.


Selected conference presentations:

Students with traumatic experiences in the program „Transition”, 23.03.2023, Landesinstitut für Schule Bremen (23.03.2023).

And yet it works! - On the implementation of the “Reckahn Reflections” on behavioral impairments. Forum of the Hessian Training Staff for Special Education/Primary School Education in Fuldatal (21.09.2022).

School as a social place - also for children and adolescents with traumatic experiences?" Lecture in cooperation with Prof. Dr. David Zimmermann, Verband Sonderpädagogik (18.03.2021).

„Developing schools ”, Zeit-Stiftung “Chancengerecht bilden”, Hamburg (06.11.2015).

„Characteristics of a professional handling of challenging behavior in the school context“.Lecture in cooperation with Margaretha Florin, “Heilpädagogik konkret”, Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik,  Zürich (14.3.2015).

Vortrag “Inclusive Education – Supporting Children with Behavioral Disturbances and Their Reference Persons”, on the 5th International Congress of Education, Research, Madrid, Spain, 20.11.2012


You can acces a detailed list of publications and conference presentations here.



Courses of the current semester can be found here.