Ludwig Stecher is Professor for Educational Research at the University of Gie&szlig;en. He was born in 1961, studied social sciences at the University of Wuppertal and received his Ph.D. in educational science at the University of Siegen in 2000. In 2007 he finished his Habilitation in educational science (Thesis: "Educational attainment and social inequality"). From 1993 to 2005 he was Research Scientist at the Centre for Research on Childhood, Youth, and the Life Course at the University of Siegen. From 2005 to 2008 he was national project coordinator for the Study on the Development of All-day Schools (StEG) at the German Institute for International Educational Research, Frankfurt/Main. At the National Educational Panel Study he is in charge of the educational quality of nonformal and informal learning contexts.
He is a member of the Advisory Board of various national research projects and programs (e.g., research project on modernization and quality assurance in vocational education and training at the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, BIBB). He is author or coauthor of nearly 100 various research publications and member of the editorial boards of the Journal for Sociology of Education and Socialization, the Yearbook on Youth Research, and the Discourse on Childhood and Youth Research. His major fields of research and publication are educational processes in formal, nonformal, and informal contexts during the life course, educational quality, education and social inequality, education and socialization in the family, all-day schools, after-school programs and extracurricular activities.
Prof. Dr. Ludwig Stecher<br />
Justus-Liebig-Universit&auml;t Gie&szlig;en&nbsp;<br />
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