Tradition and Innovation. Development at High Schools in Baden Württemberg and Sachsen (TRAIN)

The study „Tradition and Innovation. Development at High Schools in Baden-Württemberg and Sachsen“ (TRAIN) seeks to help answering questions about the „effects“ of learning environments. TRAIN is a multicohort longitudinal study which examines the development of academic success, motivation, ability to perform and well-being during upper second track education and to what extent they are influenced by varying learning environments.

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: Baden-Württemberg, Hector Foundation II, Sachsen, Robert Bosch Foundation

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