During the Emerging Researchers' Conference, the Convenors and the Senior Mentor of the Emerging Researchers' Group select the best poster presented during the interactive poster session. In special cases, it is possible to have more than one winning poster. The judges evaluate the posters according to the following criteria:

  • quality of the research in terms of theoretical and methodological aspects
  • originality of the work presented
  • added value of the research in terms of “closing a gap” in knowledge
  • degree of European contexualisation
  • adequateness and originality of poster layout in relation to its contents
  • quality of the 6 minute and 40 seconds poster presentation.

The winner of the Best Poster Award is announced during the closing ceremony of the  Emerging Researchers' Conference. The presenter of the winning poster is invited to attend the following year's ECER conference and receives a 500,-€ bursary. An official EERA certificate will also be awarded.

The Emerging Researchers' Poster Jury awarded the ERC Best Poster Prize 2017 to Christiana Glettler for her poster "Teaching Nature – Two Case Studies of 5-7-year-old Children Engaged in Outdoor Learning Activities".

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The ERC Best Poster Prize 2016 goes to Svenja Matheis for her poster "Is Giftedness a Matter of Justice? Explaining Teachers' Attitudes Towards Gifted Students".

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The jury once again awarded the Best Poster Prize to two presenters, Klára Záleská ("Integrating Immigrant Children into Primary Schools in The Czech Republic and Norway") and Kampei Hayashi ("An analysis of the Global Education Policy Market - Its Rise and Impact").

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The jury awarded the Best Poster Prize to two presenters this year, Nadja Köffler ("Learning Demands Vs. Learning Needs In Institutionalized Educational Contexts – On Student’s Learning Needs In University Teacher Education") and Marina Wagener ("Global Citizenship Education And Youth Participation In The Globalised World – Child Sponsorships As Informal Learning Resources In Germany").

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The Best Poster Prize 2013 goes to Jana Jašková for her work on "The Pilot Study of Research Concerning the Pedagogical Content Knowledge of University Novices Teaching English for Specific Purposes"

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The Prize goes to Anna Gstöttner for her poster on "Educational academic careers in Europe with gender perspective – an empiric German-Norwegian analysis"

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Competition for the Best Poster at this year's Emerging Researchers' Conference was once again tough. The standard of posters was exceptionally high, but in the end the convenors decided to give the accolade to the University of Bielefeld's Erika Bozzato, who will be invited to attend ECER 2012 in Cadiz.

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Due to the extremely high standard of posters at ECER 2010, the convenors decided to award two Best Poster awards. The winners were Giuseppe Ritella from the University of Helsinki for the poster "Teacher and technology: the configuration of space and time in a collaborative activity", and Grace Shiao En-Chng from Bielefeld University with "Investigating reasoning competence and epistemic cognition of fifth graders in the context of parental socialization"

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