Elfriede Wagner attended the college of chemical engineering. Since 1992 she was employed at Arsenal Research in the field of environmental analysis for 8 years. From 1998 to 2003 she studied Sociology at the University of Vienna. Since 2004 she has been a member of the academic staff of the research group EQUI at the Department of Sociology, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna. The research of EQUI mainly focuses on the change and development in education and employment systems, emphasizing their interrelations and coordinating mechanisms as well as the role of knowledge production in those processes.
Lifelong learning, educational guidance, early school leaving, research at the interface between education and employment, labour market research.
Community Education in Österreich (+ pdf)
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