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Institute for Diversity Studies and International Relations

Susanne Linhofer

 

The team of the Institute for Diversity Studies and International Relations conceives, organizes and evaluates the teaching of Initial Teacher Education and Continuing Professional Development for the diversity fields of interculturality, migration and plurilingualism for educators of all school types and all ages. It accompanies and counsels schools, other educational institutions and thematically corresponding educational networks and educational regions in quality development in diversity-oriented questions of teaching, school and personal development.

The team of the Institute accompanies, organises and evaluates educational mobility of students and university college staff and counsels on participation and documentation in international projects. It carries out subject-specific research and development, cooperates regionally, nationally and internationally and manages the internationalisation of the University College of Teacher Education Styria. It disseminates its research findings and products in the teaching and counselling of the professional community as well as in scientific publications and at congresses in the scientific community. The National Centre of Competence (NCoC) “Education in the context of migration and plurilingualism” and the Regional Centre for the Teaching of Languages and Cultures are assigned to the Institute. The Institute works in all its tasks throughout the entire University College of Teacher Education Styria.

Core tasks of the Institute are the conception, coordination, implementation and evaluation of

  • Initial Teacher Education in the fields of interculturality, migration and plurilingualism of the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes for Primary Teacher Education, Secondary Teacher Education as well as Secondary Vocational Teacher Education
  • Continuing Professional Development  in the subject-specific fields of diversity for Primary Teacher Education, Secondary Teacher Education and Secondary Vocational Teacher Education
  • Continuing Professional Development in subject-specific university courses of studies
  • the internal Continuous Professional Development for the personal development of the University College of Teacher Education Styria in the subject-specific field
  • international educational cooperation
  • the internationalisation of study programmes
  • the mobility of students, lecturers and administrative staff
  • research and development projects in the fields of interculturality, migration and plurilingualism
  • the National Centre of Competence (NCoC) “Education in the context of migration and plurilingualism”
  • the Regional Centre for the Teaching of Languages and Cultures
  • the dissemination of research findings and products

Management

Management

Susanne Linhofer

ILin Prof.in Mag.a Susanne Linhofer

Head of Institute, Expert for the European Higher Education Area

Heiko Vogl

Prof. Heiko Vogl, BEd MA

Deputy Head of Institute, Coordination of International Relations, Coordination of Erasmus Outgoings

Office

Office

Sigrid Maier

Sigrid Maier

Office Management

Ana Ruiz

Ana Ruiz

Ana Ruiz, MA

Erasmus intern

Daniela Samide

Daniela Samide

Office Management

Lecturers

Lecturers

Klaus-Börge Boeckmann

HS-Prof. Univ.-Doz. Mag. Dr. Klaus-
Börge Boeckmann

University Professor for Plurilingualism and German as a Second Language, Coordinator Educational Research

Marlene Grabner

Marlene Grabner, BEd MSc

Coordination Erasmus Incomings,  Course Europe and Education

Ursula Rettinger

Ursula Rettinger

Prof. in Mag.a Ursula Rettinger

Coordination of Diversity Studies, Course Management for German as a Second Language (Deutsch als Zweitsprache: DaZ) in Primary and Secondary Education

Agnes Haidacher-Horn

Prof.in Mag.a Agnes Haidacher-
Horn

Coordination Erasmus Staff Mobility

Sabine Juhart

Mag.a Sabine Juhart

Coordination Lecture Cycles

Barbara Schrammel-Leber

Barbara Schrammel-Leber

HS-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Barbara
Schrammel-Leber

University College Professor for Plurilingualism and Linguistics, Coordinator Educational Research

Johanna Eichinger-Eisel-Eiselsberg

Mag.a Johanna Eichinger-
Eisel-Eiselsberg

Coordination of Erasmus Internships

Carina Hopp

Carina Hopp, BA

Research Assistant

Contact

Contact

University College of Teacher Education Styria
Institute for Diversity Studies and International Relations
Ortweinplatz 1
8010 Graz

Tel.: +43 316 8067 6602
E-Mail: international@phst.at, diversitaet@phst.at

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