Stefan Kessler

Stefan Kessler, lic. phil.

Projektmitarbeiter / Project Assistant

Phone: +41 44 634 66 11

Address: Freiestrasse 36, 8032 Zürich

Room number: FRE-E-09



Curriculum Vitae

Masters degree (Lizentiat) in Education, Japanese Studies and Social and Economic History at the University of Zurich (2004–2012). Master thesis on «Die Unterstützung beim Eintritt in eine zweijährige berufliche Grundbildung aus Sicht der Jugendlichen. Eine empirisch-qualitative Untersuchung zur subjektiven Bedeutung des Projekts ‹EBAplus›». Employment during studies: Staff member of the security check at the Zurich Airport (2007–2012), bibliographer of federal VET ordinances at the GBW Library at the Zurich University of Teacher Education (2007). From 2014–2017 subject specialist and academic librarian for vocational education and training at the library of this university.

From 2006–2011 semester assistant to Prof. Dr. Philipp Gonon at the Chair for Vocational Education and Training at the University of Zurich. From 2012–2018 teaching and research assistant and since 2019 associate at this chair.

Since January 2019 team member in the Swiss National Science Foundation funded project «Bildung in Zahlen» (education by numbers) at the Chair for Historical Research in Education and Governance of the Education System (Prof. Dr. Lucien Criblez) at the University of Zurich.

Research Interests

Digital technologies and vocational learning, digitalisation of vocational education and training (VET), development of VET ordinances and qualifications

Publications and Presentations