Every child has a different learning disposition. At the University of Halle, trainee teachers are taught how to respond to these varying needs.
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13.10.2017 in Featured, Campus, Study and Teaching

Better prepared for school.

Each student is different. Until now, university-led teacher training courses have not taken this fact into account to the necessary extent. The project "Kasuistische Lehrerbildung für den inklusiven Unterricht" ('Case-based teacher training for inclusive teaching', KALEI) intends to change this with an increased focus on practical classroom experience. Artikel lesen

Werner Helsper (left) and Heinz-Hermann Krüger head the DFG research group.
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13.10.2017 in Featured, Research

"Posh schools" versus "Schools for the poor"

A good education is the key to success. That is why parents look for the best schools for their children, and principals make every effort to ensure that their school enjoys a good reputation. The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) funded research group 1612 "Mechanismen der Elitebildung im deutschen Bildungssystem" (“Mechanisms of Elite Formation in the German Educational System”) based at the University of Halle has been investigating the extent of these developments and their impact on society since 2011. In an interview, the group's spokespersons Professor Werner Helsper and Professor Heinz-Hermann Krüger summarise selected results. Artikel lesen

Rector Aram Simonyan (left) presents Rector Udo Sträter with a traditional Armenian wooden vase during his visit in June.
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12.10.2017 in International News, Campus

A connection with history

A partnership between the University of Halle and Yerevan State University (YSU) has been in place for ten years. In June, the two universities extended this cooperation agreement. Now the aim is for students and PhD candidates to be more intensively involved in the academic exchange programme – for example in the Faculty of Theology. Artikel lesen

Eingefärbt sind die Länder, in denen die Universität Halle Hochschulpartnerschaften hat: Äthiopien, Argentinien, Armenien, Australien, China (4), Frankreich (2), Indien, Israel (3), Italien (4), Japan (6), Jordanien, Kanada, Korea (Republik), Kuba, Mauritius, Mongolei, Österreich, Oman, Peru, Polen (6), Ruanda, Rumänien, Russland (7), Slowakei (2), Spanien, Sudan, Südafrika (2), Syrien (2), Ungarn, USA (5)
16.01.2017 in Study and Teaching, Miscellaneous, Campus

Two new university partnerships in Italy and Poland

Effective this year, the University of Halle has two new partner institutions, one in Poland and one in Italy. In August, a cooperation agreement was signed with Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, in Milan, and the Universities of Halle and Warsaw entered into a contract for a partnership in October. Martin Luther University now maintains close teaching and research ties in the form of university partnerships with 62 higher education institutions worldwide. Artikel lesen