Open Acces Materials & interactive formats for teacher educators, teacher students and teachers

Within the context of various research projects, scientists of the Chair of Educational Psychology have developped numerous tools and trainings that can be used by teacher students, future teachers or teacher educators. No matter if you use it to inform yourself, to develop competencies or to apply it for your seminar - you can use our services for free:


Clearing House Unterricht

On the platform Clearing House Unterricht the team of experts summarizes recent research-synthesis on effective STEM-teaching. You can find short reviews, podcasts and further material regarding subjects like multimedia learning or inquiry-based learning on the Website.

Schule ProMINT

Within the project "Schule ProMINT" there has been developped a booklet about how to succeed in creating schools with a main focus on STEM. It addesses to schools that wish to establish such a main focus. The booklet links best-practice examples of STEM schools with findings from Educational Research.

  • Suitable for: Interested schools who wish to inform themselves about STEM foci.
  • Download Booklet
Further Education Series for supervising teachers

Within the research project TUMConnect, researchers have developped a continuing education series for supervising teachers: The participants elaborates relevant topics for teacher student and pre-service teachers. The different modules contain theoretical input, reflection of several classroom and guidance situations as well as exchanging experiences.

  • Suitable for: supervising teachers of the schools of the TUM network
  • Learn more about the Further Education program for teachers of the TUM School of Education


Watchroom: exemplary videos of innovative teaching concepts

Within the project "TUMExperTeach" researchers of the Chair have developped classroom videos together with teachers and teacher educators. Theyshow laureates of innovative teaching concepts and finalists of the German Teacher Prize and other projects that are worthy an award. The videos are linking sequences of teaching situations, interviews with experts and visualize  single steps during classes.

  • Suitable for: teacher educators, teachers, teacher students
  • Learn more at Watchroom (Registrierung required)
Skyline Lectures

The TUM School of Education regularly invites Educational Reseachers to hold lectures about current topics and challenges towards a contemporary teacher education. The lectures are recorded and put online.


  • Suitable for: Anyone who is interested and/or involved in Educational Research and Teacher Education
  • Learn more about the Skyline Lectures



Using the Observer Research Tool pre-service teachers might train to observe and assess lessons professionally and at the same time train their pedagogical/psychological knowledge. With the assistance of the Oberver Tool they rate or assess filmed classroom scenes. Subseuently they can compare their own assessment with the assessment of experts.

If you wish to apply the tool for your own trainings or seminars, you can order your own login for your students. We offer you to give feedback anonymously to the resulzs of the survey. Please contact the following persons in order to get your login:

Elias Codreanu or Christian Kosel: observer(at)


Track your practicum

Track your Practicum helps teacher students to capture their first experiences in practice on the smarthone while they absolve their TUMpaedagogicum I. Each day of the internship and at the end of it they receive reports about  their fields of activity and their motivation. The final report additionally contains an evaluation about their competencies. Thus, teacher students might their experiences and role as a teacher -  and theo reflect  Abschlussreport erhalten sie zusätzlich eine Kompetenzeinschätzung. So können Lehramtsstudierende ihre Erfahrungen und ihre Rolle als Lehrperson reflektieren - also with regard to their study choice and their preferred career.