Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen

Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen © Foto: Finn Winkler
Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen
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Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen © Foto: Finn Winkler
Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen
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Im Moore 11B
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514
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Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education

FOCAL POINTS IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING

  • 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 2011Professorship for Vocational Education: Organisational and Quality Development in Vocational Education and Training at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    Wintersemester 2007/2008Substitution of the professorship for construction technology, wood technology and colour technology & interior design / vocational didactics at the Technical University of Dresden
    2009 – 2011Research assistant (50%) in the Hamburg school experiment "Testing of newly structured forms of training within the framework of the training consensus 2007 - 2010" at the University of Hamburg, Institute for Vocational and Business Education
    February 2006Doctorate with the dissertation thesis "Competence Analyses as a Contribution to the Promotion of Competence Development - Theoretical and Empirical Foundations for a Concept to Promote Reflexive Ability to Act in Continuing Vocational Training" (Magna cum Laude)
    2001 – 2006Research assistant in the development and research project "Competence development in networked learning structures - design task for company and regional social partners" at Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg
    1996 – 2001Studied to become a teacher at upper secondary level - vocational schools - with the subjects educational science, wood and plastics technology and German at the University of Hamburg. Graduation: 1st state examination, grade "with distinction"
  • Education and professional activity
    February - September 2011Specialist (50%) for technology at the Hamburg Institute for 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 – 2009Trainee teacher for vocational schools in Hamburg (March 2007 to March 2008 maternity leave and parental leave). Graduation: 2nd state examination, grade 1.15
    1993-1996Apprenticeship as a carpenter at the joinery Salland / Hildesheim
  • Functions and committee work (selection)
    since 2022 Member of the Standing Evaluation Commission (SEK) of the Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency Hanover (ZEVA)
    since 2021 Vice President for Studies and Teaching at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    since 2021

    Project management in the project of Leibniz Universität Hannover "Leibniz Works 4.0 - Changed learning and working environments in vocational teacher training" Bund-Länder-Initiative "Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung"

    2nd funding phase additional selection round,

    funding by BMBF (€ 1.497.000) Duration: 04/2020 - 12/2023

    2020 - 2022 Member of the Founding University Council of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
    2017 - 2019

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

    Funding by the DFG (€ 127,207) Duration 01/2017 - 12/2018
    2016 - 2020Director of the Leibniz School of Education at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    2013 – 2016Scientific Director at the Centre for Teacher Education at Leibniz University
    2015 - 2018

    Project management in the project of Leibniz Universität Hannover "Theoria cum praxi: Förderung von Reflektierter Handlungsfähigkeit als Leibniz-Prinzip der Lehrerbildung" (Leibniz Principle) Bund-Länder-Initiative "Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung",

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

    2019 - 2021

    Project management in the project of Leibniz Universität Hannover "Theoria cum praxi: Förderung von Reflektierter Handlungsfähigkeit als Leibniz-Prinzip der Lehrerbildung" (Leibniz Principle) Bund-Länder-Initiative "Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung", 2nd funding phase,

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

    2015 - 2018

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

    BMBF funding (Hanover sub-project € 460,000)Duration: 07/2015 - 12/2018

    since October 2014Chair of the Lower Saxony Association for Teacher Education (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 programme at vocational schools at Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Memberships, advisory boards and expert activities (selection)
    Member of the Expert Commission on Teacher Education in Hamburg (appointed by the Hamburg Senate)
    Expert in the external evaluation of the University of Teacher Education Tyrol
    Member of the German Society for Educational Science, Section Vocational and Business Education, Section Adult Education
    Member of the Federal Working Group for Vocational Education and Training in the Fields of Construction 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 for Vocational and Business Education at the University of Hamburg