Education through Language and Literacy (ELaL)

The sub-project located at the Mercator Institute will be responsible for the coordination of all project-related inquiries, the organization of national meetings and the documentation of the initiative’s work results. Additionally, the conceptualization, planning and administration of training courses will be the responsibility of that sub-project. Its major tasks consist in the development of professional trainings for teachers (elementary, primary and secondary education) in the fields of language and literacy education, language development and language assessment, in consulting in the field of secondary education as well as in the overall coordination of the program.

In cooperation with:

  • German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF)
  • Institute for Educational Quality Improvement (IQB)
  • Mercator Institute for Literacy and Language Education (Link)

Project management: Prof. Dr. Michael Becker-Mrotzek, Mercator Institute for Literacy and Language Education

Contact: Dr. Christiane Schöneberger (christiane.schoeneberger[at]

Duration: April 1 2013 - December 31, 2019

Funding: Federal Ministry of Education and Research

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