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Prof. Dr. Mareike Kunter

  Kunter Direktorin


Teaching and Learning in School Contexts

Teacher and Teaching Quality

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-350



Curriculum Vitae

Academic and Professional Career


Current work and research priorities

  • Classroom instruction
  • Teachers’ professional competence and professional development
  • Evaluation of educational programs
  • Motivation in school

Contributions to External Expert Groups

  • since 2017 President of the Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF; Society for Empirical Educational Research)
  • since 2016 Member of the Advisory Board of the School of Education University Tübingen
  • since 2015 Research Fellow of the DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education
  • since 2015 Deputy Speaker and Member of the Scientific Board of the IDeA Research Center in Frankfurt; further information www.idea-frankfurt.eu/en/
  • since 2010 Program director of the section “Professionalization of Educators” at the IDeA Research Center in Frankfurt
  • since 2010 Member of the Board of Directors as well as several other committees at the Institute of Psychology, member of four appointment committees at the Goethe university, since 2015 Member of the ABL Council
  • 20132017 External member of the Senatsausschuss Wettbewerb of the Leibniz Association (Senate Competition Committee to evaluate research funding applications)
  • 20112015 Managing director of the Department of Educational Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt
  • 20112015 Deputy managing director of the Institute for Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt
  • 20122013 Member of the “Expert panel on the Development for Teacher Education” of the Ministries of Science and Education in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • 2011 Member of the Instrument Development Expert Group for the OECD’s “Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS)”
  • 2006 Member of the expert group “Mathematics tasks” for the development of educational standards in elementary school (headed by the IQB Berlin)
  • 20032004 Member of the national expert group “Conditions of mathematics learning/mathematics instruction” in PISA 2003


List of Publications (pdf)

last modified Feb 28, 2021