Sandra Dietrich

Teacher Training in Saxony – Success via Modules?

The University of Leipzig as an Example for the Efficiency of the Bachelor/Master System in Teacher Training


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In the light of a predicted teacher shortage, the Bachelor/Master system will be compared to the Staatsexamen [State Exam] in order to determine which is the most effective in terms of length of study, final grade, and graduation quota. Data show that Bachelor/Master students study faster and receive better final grades. However both systems produce disturbingly low graduation quota.

teacher training, teacher education, Bachelor/Master, Bologna reform, teacher shortage