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The German Institute for International Educational Research supports educational research, educational practice, educational policy and educational administration on the basis of scientific Infrastructure services as well as research and educational system evaluations. As a member of the Leibniz Association, DIPF aligns fundamental research with innovative developmental work and its implementation to the benefit of society.



Focusing on the learning progress of pupils – the Frankfurt Forum 2014

Experts to give information on methods applied in diagnosing learning progress, an issue that is increasingly relevant in view of inclusive education measures

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Visit DIPF at AERA 2014

Philadelphia. 3.-7. April. Researchers from DIPF will actively participate in the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) and the simultaneously convened annual conference of the National Council of Educational Measurement (NCME) held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On the occasion, the service unit "International Cooperation in Education" (ice) invites German researchers to the ice-booth at the Convention Center.

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DGfE awards research prize to Professor Dr. Eckhard Klieme

Educational researcher of DIPF is honoured for his outstanding research in the field of educational science

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Postgraduate theses in educational research

ProHaBil: new DIPF database, indexes 10,000 doctoral and postdoctoral theses from more than ten years of educational research in Germany

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What makes a good biography in Wikipedia – and what doesn’t?

A DIPF study demonstrates that automated text analyses can support quality improvement for articles in the online lexicon

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Find out more about the digital society

Science Year 2014: new dossier by the German Education Server focuses on education, science and media literacy

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School leaders between claim and reality

“More autonomy to improve school quality” – a new study by DIPF shows why such a claim actually overburdens many school leaders

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