The Berlin Interdisciplinary Education Research Network is happy to call the first Annual BIEN Conference on September 11 and 12, 2014 a full success. The conference was titled “educational choices and success in education” and took place at DIW Berlin. For two days young scientists from Berlin and Brandenburg had the opportunity to present their research ideas and outcomes and to speak to scientists from different disciplines.
Keynote Speakers at the first Annual BIEN Conference were:
• Prof. Ingrid Schoon, PhD (Institute of Education, University of London)
• Prof. Dr. Kai Maaz (Deutsche Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung)
Contributions (poster or presentation) from all disciplines from the field of educational research were welcomed. Doctoral candidates at an early stage were encouraged to submit their graduate theses as a work-in-progress-contribution. Also, very good master theses from the field of educational research could be presented.
The majority of the presenters is affiliated to one of the many institutions on educational research in Berlin.
Attendance of the conference was for free.
In the program committee were:
Dr. Hanna Dumont (DIPF)
Dr. Sonja Mohr (TU Berlin)
Anne Jurczok (Uni Potsdam)
Uwe Ruß (FU Berlin)
Dr. Johanna Storck (DIW Berlin)
Information on the Call for Papers can be found here.