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News Social education blog about Corona

Education, care, nursing and thus the entire care work as well as inequality and the so-called system relevance of social services: The corona pandemic raises a variety of social issues. Social pedagogy as a discipline and profession critically…

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DFG funds new research group "Voluntariness" at the University of Erfurt

Over the next three years, the German Research Foundation (DFG) will be supporting a new research group under the title "Voluntariness". In addition to researchers from the University of Erfurt, colleagues from Jena and Oldenburg will also be…

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Ten points for effective management of the transition phase within the COVID-19 pandemic

Together with the World Health Organisation and more than 30 authors from the fields of science and application, a team led by Prof. Dr. Cornelia Betsch from the University of Erfurt has now proposed ten points to help decision-makers cope with the…

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ErfurtLab resumes operations

The Erfurt Laboratory for Empirical Research (ErfurtLab) at the University of Erfurt is gradually resuming operations on the basis of a hygiene protection concept agreed with the university management.

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Positive effects on professional and social learning

The extent to which cooperative learning has positive effects on professional and social learning has been addressed by researchers from the University of Erfurt and the University of Wroclaw (Poland). The results are now available and accessible to…

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"Vaccination is a social contract"

The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us of what we have almost forgotten about measles: Through widespread vaccination we can control or even eradicate infectious diseases - if everyone pulls together.

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PhD thesis examines the connection between personality maturity and professionalisation of teachers

"Ego Development and Conceptualization of Inclusion-Related Possibilities of Action among Students of Educational Science Programs at the University of Erfurt" - this is the title of Alexander Leuthold's PhD thesis which has now been published at the…

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Research Group "Religion and Urbanity" awards doctoral scholarships

The research group "Religion and Urbanity" at the Max Weber College at the University of Erfurt is once again awarding doctoral scholarships amounting to 1400 euros per month. They are granted for twelve months and start in January 2021 at the…

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