Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology

The Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology focuses on the individual, social and institutional determinants of learning processes.



Good grade in German, poor evaluation of math lessons

Study by the University of Tübingen shows: Good grades in one subject also influence how students…

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Language competence of teachers crucial for spelling

New test instrument allows to assess "phoneme awareness" of elementary school teachers and can…

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Athene Mentoring Program

Female students and researchers as mentors

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Big questions need joint answers

European Science-Practice Initiative for Adaptive Teaching

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New Open Access Publication

Understanding public sentiment about educational reforms

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Open Access

  • Rosenberg, J., Borchers, C., Dyer, E., Anderson, D. & Fischer, C. (2021). Understanding public sentiment about educational reforms: The next generation science standards on Twitter. AERA Open. https://doi.org/10.1177/23328584211024261
  • Bardach, L., Klassen, R. M., & Perry, N. E. (2021). Teachers’ psychological characteristics: Do they matter for teacher effectiveness, teachers’ well-being, retention, and interpersonal relations? An integrative review. Educational Psychology Review. Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-021-09614-9