Education Through Language and Writing

Education through Language and Writing (Bildung durch Sprache und Schrift BiSS) is a five-year research and development programme, in which groups of child day care centers and schools work together closely in order to exchange their experiences and to implement co-ordinated language education measures.

In cooperation with:

  • German Institute for Internationale Educational Research (DIPF)
  • Institute for Educational Quality Improvement (IQB)
  • Mercator Institute for Literacy and Language Education (link)
  • Institut für vergleichende Bildungsforschung und Sozialwissenschaften at the University of Cologne (link)

Project management: Prof. Dr. Marcus Hasselhorn

Contact: Dr. Cora Titz (titz[at]

Duration: 2013 - 2017

Funding: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Research Focus

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