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Program - Main conference

5. Dortmund Symposium on Empirical Educational Research

Against the Odds - (In)Equity in Education and Educational Systems

Main Conference program - July 11th, 2019

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Opening of the conference

Prof. Dr. Nele McElvany (Executive Director of the IFS)

Welcoming speeches

Prof. Dr. Insa Melle (Prorector Academic Affairs at TU Dortmund University)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Goll (Dean of Faculty of Education, Psychology and Sociology)

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Plenary lecture: Promoting Equity in Education: The Contribution of Research on Educational Effectiveness and Improvement

Prof. Dr. Leonidas Kyriakides (University of Cyprus)

Brief commentaries from the perspectives of psychology, educational sociology, and teaching methodology

Prof. Dr. Birgit Spinath (Heidelberg University)
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans-Peter Blossfeld (University of Bamberg)
Prof. Dr. Aiso Heinze (Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education)
and plenary discussion

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Poster exhibition by junior researchers
Break with lunchtime snack

1:30 – 1:35 p.m.
Poster award donated by Waxmann Publishing Co.
1:35 – 2:20 p.m.


Dr. Susanne Backes (University of Luxembourg): Common and uncommon pathways through Luxembourg’s stratified education system: Findings from a mixed-methods study

with commentaries from
Prof. Dr. Corinna Kleinert (Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories)
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Eckhard Klieme
(Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education)

Dr. Thorsten Henke (Leibniz University Hannover): Social inclusion in diverse peer networks and experienced social belonging: Validation of a new measure of in-group and out-group inclusion in multilingual classrooms

with commentaries from
Prof. Dr. Petra Stanat
(Institute for Quality Development in Education)
Prof. Dr. Joachim Wirth (Ruhr University Bochum)

2:20 – 3:00 p.m.

Hot Topic Study: DAB Panel Study

Prof. Dr. Rolf Becker (University of Bern)
and plenary discussion

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Coffee break
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Topic Statement: Against the Odds – Institutional Perspectives

Prof. Dr. Chris Brown (University of Portsmouth)
and plenum discussion

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.

Controversial Statements Reproduction vs. Compensation of Educational Inequities

Focus on Reproduction Prof. Dr. Emer Smyth (The Economic and Social Research Institute Dublin)
Focus on Compensation Prof. Dr. Olaf Köller (Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education)
and plenary discussion

4:45 – 5:15 p.m.
Podium and “Ask the Expert” with all conference experts
5:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Closing Ceremony

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Dr. Michael Männel
Dr. Annika Ohle-Peters
TU Dortmund University
Center for Research on Education and School Development (IFS)
Vogelpothsweg 78
D-44227 Dortmund
Tel.: +49 231-755 7955
Fax: +49 231-755 5517


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