Teacher Professionalization and Psychology of Education (TPPE)
The Institute of Teacher Professionalization and Psychology of Education focuses on research in areas related to teacher and student learning, teaching practice as well as the theory and practice of educational measurement, assessment and evaluation. Research in this domain investigates topics such as learner motivation, individual differences in learning, cognitive or unconscious processes in learning, teacher learning, and psychometrics.
Our key areas of activity are:
- Teacher learning and professional development
- Psychological and educational measurement
- Psychological foundations of education
- Teacher biographies
with a particular emphasis on the analysis of teachers’ competencies in assessing, testing and evaluating learning outcomes and learning materials, the conceptualization and assessment of teacher trainings and the analysis of student-teacher interactions and relationship to knowledge.