Carola de Groote

Carola de Groote


Empirische Schul- und Unterrichtsforschung
Interim Erziehungswiss.
Dittrichring 5-7, Room 010
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-31572


Carola de Groote has been posted at the Institute of Educational Science at the chair of Empirical Lesson and School Research at Leipzig University. She brings her more than 25 years long experience of being a teacher at Leipzig grammar schools to bear in this position.

Professional career

  • 08/1995 - 07/2006
    Grammar School EngelsdorfTeacher for the subjects German and English
  • 08/2006 - 07/2020
    Immanuel-Kant-Grammar School LeipzigTeacher for the subjects German and Englisch
  • since 08/2019
    delegated lecturer at the chair of Empirical Lesson and School Research at Leipzig University


  • 10/1987 - 07/1993
    Karl-Marx-University Leipzig/ Leipzig Universityteacher training, subjects German and English, First State Examination
  • 08/1993 - 07/1995
    Werner-Heisenberg-Grammar School Leipzigteacher training; subjects German and English;Second State Examination

Supporting talented students at regular schools, creating lessons for gifted students as well as school development are major interests of research.

Carola de Groote teaches the modules 1 and 2 in the educational studies.

Students are introduced to pedagogy and general didactics and learn to see school from a practical and scientific perspective.

  • School as a Research Field and a Setting for Practical Training

    In this module of educational studies students get to know procedures to describe and analyse lessons according to general didactic points of view.

    They work on how to give and reflect lessons and gain a reflexive position towards their (new) role as a teacher and their choice of career.