Valentin Emslander is a PhD student at the Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing (LUCET) at the University of Luxembourg. In cooperation with the Observatoire National de la Qualité Scolaire, he works on a project aiming to systematically identify high value added in educational contexts in Luxembourg. Valentin’s further research interests include teacher-student relationships, meta-analytic methods, executive functions and (academic) achievement as well as LGBTQ+ psychology and well-being.
He obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degree in psychology at the University of Trier, Germany, with research stays in Norway, Luxembourg, and Australia. Before that, Valentin completed a one-year program of liberal arts and sciences at the Leibniz Kolleg Tübingen, Germany.

Research interests
Educational Psychology
Teacher-Student Relationships
Meta-Analytic Methods
Executive Functions
Instructional Quality
School Effectiveness
LGBTQ+ Psychology
Academic Achievement

Latest content Valentin Emslander took part in

Psychological mechanisms in math skills
Inhibition, mental set shifting, and memory updating are related to math skills in preschool children. These meta-analytic findings from a research project led by the Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing and the University of Oslo were just publish in the Psychological Bulletin.