Dr. Sandra Dietrich

Dr. Sandra Dietrich

Research Fellow

Erziehungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Haus 3
Marschnerstraße 31, Room 237
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-31272
Fax: +49 341 97-31469


Sandra Dietrich works at the Faculty of Education, Leipzig University. Sandra has a background in Cognitive Psychology and currently does research in Educational Psychology. Her current projects are connected to Teacher Education, Teacher Health, Higher Education and Assessment, e.g. 'EULe - Eignungsuntersuchung für Lehramtsstudierende' and 'LEHRAMTSKOMPASS'

Professional career

  • 01/2004 - 01/2005
    Student assistant at the Max-Planck-Institute for Cognitive and Neuroscience Leipzig, Department of Neurology
  • 01/2006 - 05/2011
    PhD student at the Max-Planck-Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Psychology, LeipzigSupervisor: Dr. Martina Rieger, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Prinz
  • since 10/2010
    Research Associate at the Faculty of Eduction, Department of Psychology in School and Education, Leipzig University
  • since 10/2016
    Post-doc Researcher at the Zentrum für Lehrerbildung und Schulforschung, Leipzig University, project LEHRAMTSKOMPASS


  • 10/1999 - 12/2005
    Psychology studies at the Leipzig University (minor subject computer science)
  • 06/2011
    Doctorate, Leipzig UniversityThesis title: „Coordination of unimanual continuous movements with external events“

Panel Memberships

  • since 09/2015
    Promotionsausschuss Erziehungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
  • since 09/2019
    Forschungsbeirat Forschungskindergarten der Erziehungswissenschaftlichen Fakultät
  • Diversity in pre-service teachers
  • Higher education research
  • Learning strategies and action orientation as predictors for success in teacher education
  • Research methods
  • Assessment in teaching and teacher education
  • Digital tools for self-assessment
  • Lehramtskompass - Online-Angebot zur Begleitung und Beratung von Lehramtsstudierenden in Sachsen
    Ronthaler, Jürgen
    Duration: 01/2019 – 12/2020
    Funded by: SMWK Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft, Kultur und Tourismus
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Zentrum für Lehrer:innenbildung und Schulforschung; Psychologie in Schule und Unterricht
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  • EULe - Qualifying examination for pre-service teachers
    Latzko, Brigitte
    Duration: 01/2013 – 12/2023
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Psychologie in Schule und Unterricht
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    Dietrich, Sandra
    Duration: 04/2022 – ongoing
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Psychologie in Schule und Unterricht
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more projects

  • Dietrich, S.; Gottlebe, K.
    Zur Bedeutung psychologischer Methoden in der Lehrerbildung
    Psychologische Rundschau. 2018. 69 (4). pp. 352–353.
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  • Dietrich, S.; Bohndick, C.
    Zur Rolle der Diagnostik bei der Beratung, Auswahl und Qualifizierung von Lehramtsstudierenden
    Beiträge zur Lehrerinnen- und Lehrerbildung. 2019. 37 (1). pp. 7–19.
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  • Dietrich, S.; Janecek, A.; Helf, C.; Pazour, P.; Förster, A.; Stein, K.; Salomo, D.
    The PLAK-in: A flexible tool for digital teacher education and quantitative research
    EARLI 2019. Aachen: 2019.
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  • Dietrich, S.; Latzko, B.
    Action orientation in novice pre-service teachers – A predictor for academic success and academic progress
    Performance Enhancement & Health. 2020.
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  • Dietrich, S.; Förster, A.; Stein, K.; Salomo, D.
    Der LEHRAMTSKOMPASS – Ein Instrument zur studienbegleitenden Selbstreflexion in der Lehramtsausbildung
    In: Völschow, Y.; Kunze, K. (Eds.)
    Reflexion und Beratung in der Lehrerinnen- und Lehrerbildung: Beiträge zur Professionalisierung von Lehrkräften . Opladen; Berlin; Toronto: Barbara Budrich. 2021. pp. 63–82.
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more publications

  • Educational Assessment, Treatment/Intervention, Counseling (05-BWI-06)

    Seminar 2SWS

  • Asssement and counseling for teachers (MA BIWI 5)

    Seminar 5SWS

  • Developmental Psychology (05-BWI-03)

    Seminar 2SWS

  • Research colloquium

    Kolloquium zur Betreuung von Qualifikationsarbeiten

  • Lecture Educational Assessment, Treatment/Intervention, Counseling

    Sommersemester 2019