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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.


Pathways leading to Information and Communication Technology

New dossier by the German Education Server informs about initial and further education and training opportunities and ICT professions

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Library work and symbolic architecture in the German Democratic Republic

A new exhibition at the BBF traces the work of the Pedagogical Central Library in the House of Teachers - “Behind the blurb”.

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Joint research on children’s learning is continued

Goethe-University, German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF) and Sigmund-Freud Institute sign a co-operation agreement.

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Obituary for Wolfgang Mitter †

The German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF) sadly announces the death of Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Mitter, who died on October 23, 2014 at the age of 87 years following a brief period of serious illness.

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Education, Democracy and Justice: Transatlantic Perspectives

April 16 - April 20, 2015. Chicago, Illinois. Liasion office "ice - International Cooperation in Education": Call for papers for a German-American Seminar at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) focussing on the topic "Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis". Deadline Call for papers: November 11, 2014

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Reading disorder and writing disorder are distinct phenomena

A study by the IDeA research center shows: Children with a reading disorder display different working memory dysfunctions than children with a writing disorder.

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