Prof. Dr. Rita Meyer

Prof. Dr. Rita Meyer Prof. Dr. Rita Meyer © Foto: Theresa Ullrich
Prof. Dr. Rita Meyer
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Schloßwender Straße 1
30159 Hannover
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211
Prof. Dr. Rita Meyer Prof. Dr. Rita Meyer © Foto: Theresa Ullrich
Prof. Dr. Rita Meyer
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Address
Schloßwender Straße 1
30159 Hannover
Building
Room
211
Positions
Executive Board
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Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education
Management
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Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education
Accreditation Officers
Einstufungen und Anerkennung externer Leistungen berufliche
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Representatives and Contact Persons for Students and Prospective Students, Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education
Teaching Staff Representatives
Faculty Council, Faculty of Humanities
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Examination Board Educational Studies (Master of Arts)
Professors
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Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education
Departmental Student Advisors
Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik
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Representatives and Contact Persons for Students and Prospective Students, Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education

KEY RESEARCH AREAS

  • Occupational, qualification and competence research
  • Interdependence of competence and organisational development
  • Competence development in the process of work
  • Professionalisation of vocational education and training staff
  • Scientific continuing education at universities

VITA

  • Education and professional activity
    1987-1991Work in office sales at the Hamburg tire branch of Continental AG and as a sales representative in marketing/export for the automotive original equipment of ContiTech Holding GmbH (support of the French market)
    1985-1987Vocational Training as industrial clerk at Continental AG in Hanover
  • Studies and scientific career
    since 09/2012W3-Professorship of Vocational Education at the Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education (IfBE) at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Leibniz Universität Hanover
    04/2007-08/2012W3-Professorship of Vocational and Company Continuing Education at the Department of Pedagogy of the University of Trier
    04/2006-03/2007Visiting professor at the TU Berlin at the Institute of Vocational Education and Work Teaching for the field of vocational education
    2001-2007Scientific assistant (C1) at the professorship for Vocational and Work Education at the Helmut-Schmidt-University, University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg
    06/2005Completion of the habilitation procedure Venia for the field of "Vocational and Business Education and Training"
    06/2000Doctorate in vocational pedagogy to Dr. phil. Dissertation topic: "Qualification for modern professionalism - social organisation of work from skilled trades to managerial activities"
    1997-2001Scientific staff at the Institute of Vocational Education at the University of Hannover
    1996-1997 Scientific staff at the Institute of General Educational Sciences and School Pedagogy in the field of Business Education at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
    1994-1996Studies of organizational sociology at the Université Lumière 2 in Lyon, France
    1991-1996Studies of vocational and business education, sociology and philosophy at the University Hannover on a scholarship from the Hans Böckler Foundation
  • Functions and committee work (selection)
    since 2014Member of the advisory board of the Graduate Academy
    since 03/2014Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Philosophy at Leibniz Universität Hanover
    since 10/2013Member of the Board of the Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education (IfBE)
    since 03/2013Head of the Department of Vocational Education and Training at IfBE
    04/2011-09/2012Member of the Senate of the University of Trier
    06/2010-09/2012Member of the working group of the University Council of the University of Trier "Profiling as a provider of continuing education"
    02/2009Founding member and management of the Institute of Interregional Professional Research and Further Education at the Faculty I of the University of Trier
    02/2008-09/2012Member of the faculty council at the University of Trier
    2005-2006Deputy senate member at the Helmut-Schmidt-University in Hamburg
    2002-2004Member of the Departmental Council for Education at the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg
    2001-2005Study advisor for the subject pedagogy at the Helmut-Schmidt-University in Hamburg
    1997-2000Medium-level representative on the council of the Institute of Vocational Education and Training in Hannover
  • Memberships, advisory boards and expert opinions (selection)
    • since 2019 Member of the University Council of Weserbergland University
    • since 2014 Member of the "Expert group on permeability between vocational and academic education" of the Confederation of German Employers
    • since 2013 Member of the Jobstarter-plus Monitoring Committee of the BMBF
    • since 2012 Member of the scientific community. Advisory Board of the Institute of Technology and Education (ITB) in Bremen
    • since 2007 Member of the Board of Trustees of the Social Partner Foundation Chemistry (CSSA)
    • Member of the scientific advisory board of ver.di and IG Metall (since 2007)
    • Member of the board of trustees of the Qualifizierungsförderwerk Chemie (QFC) in Halle (since 2002)
    • Liaison Lecturer at the Hans Böckler Foundation, Selection Committee for the Promotion of Doctoral Studies, reviewer for applications for research funding (2004-2009), since 10/2013 Member of the Board of Trustees of the Hans Böckler Foundation
    • Reviewer within the framework of selection interviews for the promotion of the gifted at the "Stiftung Begabtenförderungswerk berufliche Bildung" (BMBF; since 2008)
    • Founding member of the Federal Working Group for Scientific Professions (BAG NAWU) (2006)
    • DGFE Section Vocational Education and Adult Education
    • Arbeitsgemeinschaft gewerblich-technische Wissenschaften und ihre Didaktiken (GTW) within the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Arbeitsforschung
  • Awards
    • Study and Teaching Excellence Competition of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate 2009 - Promotion of the project "Trier Cross Mentoring Programme: Theory Meets Practice"; prize money 50.000,- €