Transformation of the secondary education system and academic careers (TOSCA)

Starting point for the project „Transformation of the secondary school system and academic careers“ (TOSCA) was the unsatisfactory data base on the efficacy of senior grades education in Germany and the transition to university and vocational training. This is why TOSCA examines the educational biographies of high school graduates over the course of several years.

In cooperation with:

  • Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN)
  • German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF)
  • Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology (HIB)

Project management: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Trautwein

Contact: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Trautwein (Ulrich.Trautwein[at]

Funding: German Research Foundation, Baden-Württemberg, Baden-Württemberg Foundation, Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University, City of Hamburg, Saxony

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