Heike Deckert-Peaceman (b. 1963) has taught, trained students, held advance training for teachers, and done research in Germany and abroad. She earned her doctorate with an ethnographic study on Holocaust Education in primary schools. After having worked at the Fritz Bauer Institute, Ms. Deckert-Peaceman joined the faculty of the Department of Elementary Education at Frankfurt University in 2003 as an assistant professor. Since 2004 she has a full professorship at the Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg/Stuttgart.


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Cultural Meaning of Birthday Rituals and Its

A discussion of preliminary results of ethnographic case studies on the meaning of children’s birthdays in modern western society.

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Curriculum Stories: Some Thoughts about the Methodology of Classroom Research

This article discusses the narrativity of classroom instruction and the interrelations between Curriculum Stories and their cultural context.

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All day long in school? A critical view on a major current school reform in Germany.

The paper, about a major current school reform in Germany (all-day school), analyses the discourse and presents a case study.

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