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Tea Time Thursday

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Travelling to various places in the world is currently impossible. However, the earth keeps turning and the process of internationalization is continuing, also in teacher education. That is why we would like to invite you on a journey across the globe to get impulses of and for teacher education from around the world. This possibility of global networking from home gives you the opportunity to learn about teacher education in different countries without needing to leave.

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The TeaTimeThursday Team

Jan Springob - Dr. Jan Springob is a secondary school teacher of English and History, trained in Germany and Great Britain. Since 2015 he has been working at the Centre for Teacher Education at the University of Cologne, where he heads the Internationalization working group.

Jan Veldscholten - Jan Veldscholten has a master's degree in English and History for secondary school education. Since 2014 he has been working at the Centre for Teacher Education at the University of Cologne. His main areas of responsibility are the coordination of the centre’s international affairs and the strategy & quality management in student counselling.

Moritz Bonenkamp  - Moritz Bonenkamp is currently studying Special Needs teaching with the Subjects German a Catholic Religion at the University of Cologne. Since May 2020, he is working at the Centre of Teacher Education in the Work Group of international affairs as a student assistant.

Martina Zier - Martina Zier has been coordinating the BaTEG (Bamberg Teacher Education for a Global World) project at the Centre of Teacher Education of the University of Bamberg since October 2019. Prior to that, she worked as a linguist for the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration and the Universities of Neuchâtel and Heidelberg. 

Katrin Kaiser - Katrin Kaiser studied Romanic Philology (Spanish and Portuguese) and Iberian and Latin American History at the University of Cologne and University of Tucumán, Argentina. (M.A. in 1993).  She has been working in the field of International Education since 1996. Currently she is Vice-Head of Department “International Mobility” at the University of Cologne.

Christiane Biehl - Christiane Biehl studied History and English at the University of Cologne and Rutgers University, USA (M.A. in 1996). She has been working in the field of International Education since 1997. She has been working as the Erasmus-Institutional Coordinator at UoC since 1999. Currently she is Head of Department “International Mobility” and Vice-Head of the International Office at the University of Cologne.

Anna Krämer - Anna Krämer studied Social and Cultural Anthropology (M.A.) with a focus on religion and human-environment relations and Geography (B.A.) at the University of Cologne and the School of Planning and Architecture Vijayawada, India. Since 2020 she has been working at the Centre for Teacher Education as a member of the Internationalization working group.