3rd Conference: 11th - 13th March 2015 in Bochum

The 3rd GEBF conference took place in Bochum from Wednesday the 11th to Friday the 13th of March 2015. It was held in cooperation with the Professional School of Education of the Ruhr University in Bochum. The motto of the conference was “Heterogeneity and educational values”.
Further information about the conference can be found on the organizer’s website: http://gebf2015.de/.

During the conference four publication prizes were awarded:

Category of doctoral student:

Doris Holzberger


Doris Holzberger, Anja Philipp, and Mareike Kunter
How Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Is Related to Instructional Quality: A Longitudinal Analysis
Journal of Educational Psychology © 2013 American Psychological Association
2013, Vol. 105, No. 3, 774–786

Aleksander Kocaj

Aleksander Kocaj, Poldi Kuhl, Anna J. Kroth, Hans Anand Pant, and Petra Stanat

Wo lernen Kinder mit sonderpädagogischem Förderbedarf besser? Ein Vergleich schulischer Kompetenzen zwischen Regel- und Förderschulen in der Primarstufe. Köln Z Soziol (2014) 66:165–191  (Where do children with special needs learn better? A comparison of school competencies between regular primary schools and primary schools for children with special needs.)

Category of Post-Doctoral Researchers:

Anna-Katharina Praetorius


Anna-Katharina Praetorius, Christine Pauli, Kurt Reusser, Katrin Rakoczy, and Eckhard Klieme

One lesson is all you need? Stability of instructional quality across lessons. Learning and Instruction 31 (2012) 2-12

Melanie M. Keller

Melanie M. Keller, Thomas Goetz, Eva S. Becker, Vinzenz Morger, and Lauren Hensley

Feeling and showing: A new conceptualization of dispositional teacher enthusiasm and its relation to students’ interest. Learning and Instruction 33 (2014) 29-38