Chemistry in concrete terms - forum for teaching and didactics

appears eight times a year by Wiley-VCH. As part of their membership fee, members of the Division receive the print version of CHEMKON (four issues) and have over
MyGDCh free access to the digital version of CHEMKON (eight issues).
Instructions for accessing the digital editions via MyGDCh can be found here

CHEMKON has its origins in the communications of the Division of chemical education. The magazine offers interesting articles from the fields of didactics, teaching and school experiments. In the regular sections, CHEMKON reports current news from the Division and provides information about the school, curricula and lessons.

You can read issue 1/2021 of CHEMKON free of charge here

You can find information about studying chemistry here:


bylaws of the Division of chemical education
The bylaws of the Division for chemical education was changed by resolution of the general meeting of the Division of 13 September 2008 and becomes effective after approval by the Board of the German Chemical Society at the meeting on 5 December of 2008.
Rules of Procedure (pdf.file, 43 KB)

Recruit members for the Division of chemical education
The Division has published a flyer for recruiting members, in which offers, activities and initiatives are presented. The flyer is available for download or a print version can be requested from the GDCh Office .
Flyer FGCU (pdf.file, 560 KB)

Diagnosing and promoting in chemical education
The brochure was developed by the working group on Educational Standards, Curricula and Classroom Research in the Division .
Diagnosing and promoting (pdf.file, 350 KB)

The bachelor's / master's degree for the chemistry teacher training course - proposals for restructuring and curricular development
The Division of chemical education has lessons with a commission staffed with professional scientists, didactics experts and school practitioners from all over Germany, detailed proposals developed as future teacher training should be designed at universities for chemistry.
BA / MA studies for chemistry teaching (pdf.file, 76 KB)

Strengthening education in chemistry - Tutzinger offensive of the GDCh for grades 5 & 6
Discussion results and recommendations from the closed conference "Strengthening chemistry lessons in school classes 5 and 6" (June 2017)
Strengthening education in chemistry (pdf.file, 851 KB)

Recommendations of the GDCh Study Commission for the Bachelor's degree in chemistry at universities (April 2015)
GDCh Study Commission (pdf.file, 269 KB)


Opinion on structural requirements for experimental teaching in schools (2018)
Structural requirements (pdf.file, 223 KB)

Opinion on the design of the timetable for the upper level of the eight-year grammar school
Syllabus design (pdf.file, 162 KB)

Strengthening science education
Recommendations of the Division of chemical education for an integrated science education from primary school to the subject teaching of secondary schools (2005)
NaWi recommendation (pdf.file, 170 KB)

Recommendations for the training of chemistry teachers in CHEMICAL didactics at universities and seminars - training standards and project ideas (2004)
MNU CU recommendation (pdf.file, 0.9 MB)


Annual meeting 2022
September 15-17, 2022
in Osnabrück



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