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The LEAD Graduate School & Research Network at the University of Tübingen is an international, interdisciplinary research and training program on education.


21.09.2017 – New International Consortium to Study Heritage Languages in Europe: Together with the Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology and the Department of Linguistics, LEAD will play a pivotal role in a novel Consortium that involves partner institutions in Germany, Portugal and the United Kingdom. The Consortium focuses on heritage language education in Europe (2017-2025), with special emphasis on Portuguese as a heritage language. Partners include the University of Lisbon, the University of Porto, NOVA University of Lisbon, Lancaster University and the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Camões Institute). 
20.09.2017 – New publication: Grosz, M. P., Göllner, R., Rose, N., Spengler, M., Trautwein, U., Rauthmann J. F., Wetzel, E., & Roberts, B. W. (in press). The development of narcissistic admiration and Machiavellianism in early adulthood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Personality Processes and Individual Differences.
18.09.2017 – In 2017, twelve doctoral candidates have already successfully completed their doctorate at LEAD. Among them are six candidates from the third cohort, who began their doctorate in October 2014 and thus graduated in less than three years.
14.09.2017 – New publication: Berendes, K., Vajjala, S., Meurers, D., Bryant, D., Wagner, W., Chinkina, M., & Trautwein, U. (in press). Reading demands in secondary school: Does the linguistic complexity of textbooks increase with grade level and the academic orientation of the school track? Journal of Educational Psychology.

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