In early 2017, me and my companion Jacob Wunderwald successfully tendered for the impact assessment of the ASA program. We were contracted to conduct the assessments one and five years after individual participation in the ASA program. The assessment is carried out with online surveys which are to be improved, sent out and finally analysed.
In winter 2016, I successfully tendered for a little study on digital innovations in youth exchanges. Contractor was the newly established African-German Youth Initiative. The rather open task was to research and summarize what new possibilites for youth exchanges digital technologies have brought about, and to showcase examplary projects in Germany. I ended up distinguishing three types … read more »
In the spring of 2014, I took on a job for the ASA program. My task was to assess different possibilities to certify the skills ASA volunteers acquired in their volunteer work. The challenge here is that skills are acquired informally and within a peer-to-peer setting, so it is unclear on what basis to certify … read more »
In early 2014, I the ENSA program for school exchanges between Germany and developing countries contracted me to evaluate their impact in 2013. To this end, I read and coded almost 200 student reports from 25 exchange projects to assess which skills and knowledge areas improved as a result of the exchanges. I reported my evaluation in … read more »
In the summer of 2013, I took on a contract by Hertie School of Governance to conduct background research for their new “Election Blog”, covering the German Federal elections of 2013. More specifically, I was tasked to identify topics, analyse party positions and prepare blog article in the field of digital government and digitalisation in general. … read more »