Vita

Elisabeth Thomas is research assistant in the project 'JuPa - Enabling social participation of young people in alternative care in times of pandemics' and is doing a PhD on school challenges of young people in residential care.

Field of interest

- Alternative Care in Child Welfare Services 

- Educational disadvantages of young people in alternative care

- implications of the COVID-19 pandemic

 

CV

since 02/2023: Research assistant in the project 'Enabling social participation of young people in alternative care in times of pandemics (JuPa)' I Leuphana University Lüneburg

10/2022-01/2023: Research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Claudia Equit I Leuphana University Lüneburg

10/2018-09/2022: Student assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandermann I Leuphana University Lüneburg

12/2017-09/2018: Educator in after-school care I Montessori Bildungshaus Lüneburg

06/2014-09/2017: Educator in early childhood centre I Ev. Kindertagesstätte St. Peter-Ording, Tating und Tümlauer Koog

 

Education and Degrees

2022: Master of Education - Teacher Training at Vocational Schools - Specialisation Social Pedagogy, Subject German I Leuphana University Lüneburg (graduated with distinction)

2020: Bachelor of Arts - Teacher Training at Vocational Schools - Specialisations Social Pedagogy, subject German I Leuphana University Lüneburg

2014: State-certified educator I Vocational Training Centre Dithmarschen

2011: State-certified social pedagogical assistant I Vocational School of the District of Nordfriesland

Affiliations

since 2022: International Network on Participation in Alternative Care (INPAC)

since 2022: Alumni Association of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

since 2022: Network Educational Family Research

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