IFS at NEPS annual meeting and master plan meeting
At the NEPS Annual General Meeting, Nele McElvany was elected Chair of the Network Committee and Michael Becker presented Stage 5.
Nele McElvany at the SWM Education Foundation's sponsorship award ceremony
At the SWM Foundation's sponsorship award ceremony, Nele McElvany discussed the topic "Read more! What helps? The challenges for schools".
2nd National Research Coordinator meeting for PIRLS 2026 in Copenhagen
Around 130 experts met in Copenhagen at the 2nd NRC meeting to discuss the development of test materials for the new PIRLS 2026 study.
Tuesdays for Education on February 13 on gender differences
Boys perceive lessons as less motivating – gender differences in reading skills persist.
SWR2 Wissen – Discussion round on "Repeating class" with Dr. Paul Fabian
Dr. Paul Fabian in a radio interview on SWR2 Wissen on the topic "Repeating class – why the 'lap of honour' is of little use".
DIVE project starts survey phase
The DIVE study to record implicit and explicit diversity-related attitudes begins with data collection.
Justine Stang-Rabrig accepted into the Young Academy with her "FOCUS" project
The Young Academy of TU Dortmund University is funding the study "FOCUS" on the effects of Stereotype Threat by Justine Stang-Rabrig.
IFS Scientific Advisory Board has met
The IFS Scientific Advisory Board met on February 1, 2024 under the leadership of Professor Holger Horz.
IFS-Virtual Keynote Series AI in the educational context has successfully taken place
Internationally renowned guests spoke at the 4th IFS-Virtual Keynote Series on 22.01. and 29.01. on the topic of AI in educational contexts.
DFG project AgeWell successfully launched
The AgeWell project systematically investigates the relationship between age and well-being from adolescence to late adulthood.
New article in British Journal of Educational Psychology published
The article deals with the handling of errors in the classroom and their consequences for alienation from teachers.
First network meeting as part of the "SPEAK" project
Exchange between participating teachers of the intervention study and the SPEAK project team at the IFS