Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen

Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen © Foto: Finn Winkler
Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen
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30167 Hannover
Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen © Foto: Finn Winkler
Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen
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30167 Hannover
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Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education

KEY RESEARCH AREAS

  • Competence development and competence assessment in school and company contexts
  • Competence-oriented didactics in vocational education and training
  • Quality and organisational development in vocational education and training

VITA

  • Studies and scientific career

    since September 2011

    Professorship for Vocational Education and Training: Organisational and Quality Development in Vocational Education and Training at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    Winter semester 2007/2008Representation of the professorship for structural engineering, wood technology and colour technology & interior design / professional didactics at the Technical University of Dresden
    2009 – 2011Scientific staff (50%) in the Hamburg school trial "Testing of newly structured forms of training within the framework of the training consensus 2007 - 2010" at the University of Hamburg, Institute of Vocational and Business Education
    February 2006Doctorate with the dissertation "Competence analyses as a contribution to the promotion of competence development - Theoretical and empirical foundations for a concept for the promotion of reflexive capacity to act in continuing vocational training in enterprises" (Magna cum Laude)
    2001 – 2006 Scientific staff in the development and research project "Competence development in networked learning structures - design task for company and regional social partners" at the Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg
    1996 – 2001Studies for teaching profession at the upper school - vocational schools - with the subjects educational sciences, wood and plastics technology and German at the University of Hamburg Graduation: 1st state examination, grade "with distinction
  • Education and professional activity
    February - September 2011Technical Officer (50%) at the Hamburg Institute of Vocational Education and Training (HIBB), Ministry of Education and Vocational Training of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
    2009 – 2011Teacher (25%) at the state vocational school for information and electrical engineering, chemical and automation technology G18 in Hamburg
    2006 – 2009Student teacher trainee for the teaching profession at vocational schools in Hamburg (March 2007 to March 2008 maternity and parental leave). Graduation: 2nd state examination, grade 1.15
    1993-1996Training as a carpenter at the joinery Salland / Hildesheim
  • Functions and committee work (selection)
    since 2020Member of the founding university council of the Berufliche Hochschule Hamburg
    2017 - 2019

    Project management in the project "SAPA - Development of a method for the simulation-based cost-benefit analysis of further education measures",

    Funding by the DFG (€ 127.207) Duration 01/2017 - 12/2018

    since April 2016Director of the Leibniz School of Education at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    2013 – 2016Scientific management at the Center for Teacher Education at Leibniz Universität
    2015 - 2018

    Project management in the Leibniz University of Hannover project "Theoria cum praxi: Promotion of Reflective Action Capacity as Leibniz Principle of Teacher Education" (Leibniz Principle) Federal-Länder Initiative "Quality Offensive in Teacher Education

    Funding by BMBF (€ 4,840,000) Duration: 07/2015 - 12/2018

    since 2019

    Project management in the Leibniz University of Hannover project "Theoria cum praxi: Promotion of reflected capacity to act as the Leibniz principle of teacher education" (Leibniz principle) Federal and state initiative "Quality offensive in teacher education", 2nd funding phase,

    Funding by the BMBF (5,977,000 €) Duration: 01/2019 - 12/2023

    2015 - 2018

    Project management for the sub-project at the University of Hannover in the joint project of the Universities of Hannover and Osnabrück "PlanC - Perspektive Lehramt als neue Chance" (PlanC) together with Prof. Dr. Thomas Bals (University of Osnabrück) Bund-Länder-Initiative "Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung",

    Funding by BMBF (sub-project Hannover € 460.000)Duration: 07/2015 - 12/2018

    since October 2014Chair of the Lower Saxony Association for Teacher Training (together with Prof. Dr. Jürgen Sander, Vice President for Teaching and Studies at the Foundation University of Hildesheim)
    since April 2012Member of the admissions committee for the Master's degree at vocational schools at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    since September 2011Member of several appointment commissions at Leibniz Universität Hannover, TU Hamburg-Harburg, Universität Osnabrück and TU Berlin
  • Memberships, advisory boards and expert opinions (selection)
    Member of the expert commission on teacher training in Hamburg (appointed by the Hamburg Senate)
    Expert in the external evaluation of the University of Education Tyrol
    Member of the German Society for Educational Science, Vocational and Business Education Section, Adult Education Section
    Member of the Federal Working Group for Vocational Training in the Fields of Building Technology, Wood Technology and Colour Technology and Interior Design
    Member of the Hamburg IBW-Alumni-Club e.V. Association of Friends and Sponsors of the Institute of Vocational and Business Education at the University of Hamburg