Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha studied educational science, sociology, and psychology at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany, where he also finished his Ph.D. After temporary professorships in Frankfurt/Main and Braunschweig, he became a Full Professor of educational science with a focus on continuing vocational education at the Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen (Germany) in 2012. His main research interests include learning in later life, informal education, quality assurance in adult education, media competence in adulthood, and learning of older workers. These research topics can be identified in different national and international publications and research projects. Further on, Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha is a Member of the Steering Committee of the European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA), a Convenor of the European Network on Education and Learning of Older Adults (ELOA), and engaged in different national communities.
Biography Updated on 30 October 2012