Jahresbericht 2018 online

Die Grundsteinlegung für die neue Forschungsbibliothek, eine neue Studie zu "Prävention von gewalttätigem Extremismus durch Bildung" oder das "Palgrave Handbook of Textbook Studies": Der Jahresbericht 2018 zeigt ausführlich, wie vielfältig unsere Forschungsthemen und Aktivitäten sind und bietet die Möglichkeit, die Arbeit des GEI genauer kennenzulernen. Read more

New Publication

In Education We TRUST?

Can we (still) trust education in schools and educational media? This is one of many questions that that Institute will address in the context of its annual theme: #Trust. The GEI’s annual conference ‘In Education we TRUST’, will be held from 3 to 5 June 2020. The call for papers has been announced and the submission deadline is 30 September 2019. Read more

Search for the Textbook of the Year 2020

Nominations are now being accepted for the Textbook of the Year award 2020. The GEI, in collaboration with the bpd and the Didacta Association will this year honour outstanding primary school textbooks, for mathematics, languages, and social studies and science. There will also be a special prize for educational media catering to ’German as a foreign language and language development’. Read more

Digital media discourse

In an article on the Federal Agency for Civic Education’s website, Professor Felicitas Macgilchrist examines the discourse surrounding digital media. She discusses key terms and identifies alternative concepts and opportunities for shaping education and schools through digital media. Read more

International Georg Arnhold Summer School

The sixth annual Georg Arnhold Summer School will take place at the GEI from 25 to 29 June. This year’s topic is ‘Global Citizenship Education und Citizenship Education in a Changing World (GCE-CE)’ and will be attended by numerous scholars from around the world. Read more

JEMMS’ tenth anniversary

We are celebrating the tenth anniversary of JEMMS by relaunching it with a new design, a larger editorial team and a new editorial committee. In future the Institute will address STEM subjects and new media in addition to the humanities and social sciences. JEMMS will be able to provide new stimuli for educational media research in these areas. Read more