Department of Education

Sina Fackler

DPhil Student

College Affiliation: Kellogg College

Sina first joined the Department of Education in 2012 for her M.Sc. in Educational Research Methods and Design and again in 2014 as a doctoral researcher.

During her doctorate, she is exploring the concept of Teacher self-efficacy in OECD-countries.

Prior to her doctorate, she studied Education and Communication Sciences at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich and graduated in 2011 with a B.A. During her studies, she was working as a student research assistant in several research projects as well as a general research assistant at the Chair of General Education and Educational Research. There, she was involved in various stages of the research process, including data-analysis, data-management, project management and organising meetings and conferences. Sina also tutored research methods and basic statistics to undergraduate students.

Between her B.A. and M.Sc. degree, she was working as a research assistant investigating chances and limitations of networking among educational institutions for enhancing educational success in a deprived area in western Germany.

Apart from doing research, she also worked in corporate communications and journalism.


An international perspective on Teacher self-efficacy: Investigating personal, cultural, structural and environmental factors


  • Journal articles

    • Fackler, S, Malmberg, L-E (2016) “Teachers' self-efficacy in 14 OECD countries: Teacher, student group, school and leadership effects”, TEACHING AND TEACHER EDUCATION. 56 185-195.

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