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Bavarian State Secretary visits LIfBi

2/14/2014
As part of his inaugural tour through Bavaria, Bernd Sibler, State Secretary of the Bavarian State Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, Research, and the Arts, visited the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) at the University of Bamberg on February 10, 2014.
State Secretary Bernd Sibler and Director of LIfBi, Prof. Dr. Hans-Günther Roßbach. 
In the Bavarian State Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, Research, and the Arts, State Secretary Sibler is responsible for the area of science and the arts. As he pointed out during his inaugural visit of the Wilhelmspost, the State Secretary had been following with great attention the development and institutionalization of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) while performing different roles in various departments over the years.

During the visit, Director of LIfBi, Prof. Dr. Hans-Günther Roßbach, presented latest findings based on NEPS data on the development of competencies, language acquisition, and determinants of the appropriation of high culture. All these findings are of practical relevance to politics.