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Research & Development

Mercator Institute projects

The Mercator Institute for Literacy and Language Education researches and develops innovative concepts, measures and tools for language education in various projects. The Institute conducts application-oriented research on current and socially relevant questions of language education, from nursery school to the transition into work. Interdisziplinary project teams use both qualitative and quantitative methods.

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Current Projects

Overview of the current research projects at the Mercator Institute

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Completed Projects

Overview of the completed research and development projects at the Mercator Institute

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"What Works?"

The Mercator Institute’s work area "What Works?" intends to bridge the gap between research, policy-making and educational practice. A research team brings together existing knowledge about language eduction regarding the effectiveness of concepts, measures or models. This knowledge is evaluated and recombined according to defined evidence-based criteria. Finally, the conclusions address specific target groups across several formats.

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