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LIfBi with NEPS and BiLO at the Bamberg School Management Symposium 2015

The 12th Bamberg School Management Symposium (SLS) took place from October 23rd to 24th, 2015. The Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) presented the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) and the “BildungsLandschaft Oberfranken (BiLO)” project to school principals, primarily from Bavaria.

Around the events on the topic of "Leading in School - Craft and Art" there was lively interest in NEPS and the BiLO project, which were presented by LIfBi with an information booth on both days of the symposium. The exchange with the Upper Franconian principals and principals deepened contacts that had already been established by BiLO during other events. In discussions with school principals from various regions, the need and potential of a "BiLO" on a larger scale became more concrete. Many inquiries also arose about NEPS, in particular about possibilities for systematically obtaining information about the results from the NEPS data.

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