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Partners

The Mercator Institute for Literacy and Language Education collaborates with renowned research institutions in the field of education as well as with schools and nurseries. The Mercator Institute works with them on projects and combines their expertise in order to improve language education in the best possible way. The following institutions are among the cooperation partners:

DIE - Institution for science and practice of continuing education in Germany

The institute is funded by the government and the Federal States. It conducts research in the field of adult teaching and learning, continuing education programmes and institutions, as well as on political and institutional contexts of lifelong learning.
 
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The DIE cooperates with the Mercator Institute in the following projects:

DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education

The DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education delivers empirical educational research, digital infrastructure and targeted knowledge transfer, thus contributing to coping with challenges in education. The institute supports scientists, politicians and practitioners in education. 

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The institute cooperates with the Mercator Institute in the following projects:

Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN)

The mission of the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN) is the development and promotion of science and mathematics education through research.
 
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The IPN cooperates with the Mercator Institute in the following projects:

Institute for Educational Quality Improvement (IQB)

The Institute for Educational Quality Improvement (IQB) is an academic institute that supports the 16 States of the Federal Republic of Germany in improving and assuring the quality of the educational system.

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The IQB cooperates with the Mercator Institute in the following projects:

IQSH (Institute for Quality Development at Schools in Schleswig-Holstein)

The most important concern of the IQSH is to support teachers and schools in promoting and challenging pupils in the best possible way.
 
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The IQSH cooperates with the Mercator Institute in the following projects:

ProDaZ - German as a Second Language in all subjects

The model project ProDaZ - German as a Second Language in all subjects is located at the Institute for DaZ/DaF of the University of Duisburg-Essen and is funded by the Stiftung Mercator.

The aim of ProDaZ is to professionalise teachers in all three phases of their vocational education and training - i.e. during their studies, during their activity as a pre service teacher and in their careers - for teaching that educates pupils in all subjects, both linguistically and professionally.

The ProDaz cooperates with the Mercator Institute in the following projects: