Service and infrastructure for (educational) researchers and teaching target a national audience, they address different scientific communities and educational research groups.
Educational research at DIPF is highly networked. The Institute works closely together with national and international partners when dealing with challenges in education. In many co-operations, DIPF acts as the leading co-ordinator.
The Leibniz Association connects 91 independent research institutions that range in focus from the natural, engineering and environmental sciences via economics, spatial and social sciences to the humanities. DIPF has been a member of the Leibniz Association since the beginning and belongs to Section A – Humanities and Educational Research. DIPF is an active member in two of the Association’s research alliances.
How can children receive optimal support in their development? What risks exist concerning their learning achievement, for example regarding children with learning disorders, ADHD or immigrant children? How do carers and teachers cope with the growing heterogeneity in children’s day-care institutions and schools? What learning measures are promising with respect to providing support to children that is adapted to their individual needs?
The Centre for Technology Based Assessment develops innovative technology based procedures for the survey of learning results. It conducts fundamental and application oriented research and supports educational research institutions and projects in developing and implementing technology based assessment. It also works in the field of national and international large scale studies, e. g. PISA, PIAAC or NEPS.
The aim of the liaison office International Cooperation in Education – ice is to implement German educational research on an international scale.