A Brief Introduction: I am a consultant for digital education, a social psychologist, educational reformer and design educator. With 30 years of international experience in the digital industry and education, I returned from Asia back to Germany in April 2017. My academic and organisational expertise encompasses Problem-based Learning (PBL), working within an Innovation Lab framework, Design Thinking, Blended Learning, E-Tutoring, LMS-based Curriculum Design, Social Change Management, Personalized Learning, Academic Quality Control, facilitating diverse international teams, Student Counseling and Staff Professional Development. My goal is to empower learners of all ages by creating innovative digital learning environments.
Degree in Applied Psychology (M.Sc.), University of Liverpool. Accreditation as Teacher in Higher Education, SEDA, UK. Certified Online Tutor, Oxford University. Lecturer in Interactive Media Design at Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore and Visual Communication Design, Dong Hua University, Shanghai, China. Consultant for Problem Based Learning (PBL) for Temasek Design School, training under Prof. Emeritus Howard Barrows. Curriculum Development Consultant, Ministry of Education in Singapore (MOE). Program Director at Raffles International College, Bangkok, Thailand. Since February 2018 research associate in OLE+ (BMBF) in the field of digitization in Higher Education. Member of an expert group for the development of DigCompEdu (Digital Competence Framework for Educators) at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the EU-Commission. Currently developing Blended Learning Programs for preschool teacher digital professionalization programs in data-based learning environments at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg.