Assistants

Team: Lorenz Lassnigg
 



1980: degree in pedagogics and political science, Univ. Vienna. Postgraduate course in sociology at the IHS and freelance research (among others at the Institute of Depth Psychology at the University of Vienna). since 1984 employed for research and teaching at the IHS.

Other activities: 1990, 2004, 2006 visitor to Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB, main topics: labour market and employment, anticipation, transitional labour markets); 1991 visitor to University of California (Berkeley, Center for Studies of Higher Education, CSHE); 1995 member of a reviewing team evaluating the system of vocational training of Minas Gerais, Brazil; 1998/99 OECD consultant (reporter of the OECD reviewing team evaluating Finland as a part of the project "Transition from School to Working Life"); 2004 expert in the project National Social Dialogue on Employment Policies commissioned by ILO; 2010 expert about ‘matching supply and demand on the labour market’ to the European Training Foundation (ETF), Torino; 2012-2013 expert in a Twinning project in Macedonia for the development of a labour market forecasting and monitoring system; since 2011 expert in the OECD project about Governing Complex Education Systems (GCES).

Regular expertise for various national and international authorities; various invited lectureships at universities in Linz, Vienna, Klagenfurt, Graz, and at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration; 2009 visiting professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Sociology, Education and Work Research Group - GRET); since 2010 teaching and supervising the doctoral students at the Education department / School of Education of the University of Tampere, Finland.



Main areas of research:

sociological research of education and training at the interface of social, political and economic interests, especially regarding the coordination of vocational training and employment; evaluation and governance research.




Books (Selection):

2017
Öffentlichkeit und Markt: Wozu ein öffentliches Bildungswesen? (+ pdf)

2016
Demokratielernen. Eine Vielfalt von Fähigkeiten und eine Frage der Übung

Nationaler Bildungsbericht Österreich 2015, Band 1: Das Schulsystem im Spiegel von Daten und Indikatoren

2015
Myths and Brands in Vocational Education

OECD Review of Policies to Improve the Effectiveness of Resource Use in Schools: Country Background Report for Austria (+ pdf)

Soziale Inwertsetzung von Wissen, Erfahrung und Kompetenz in der Berufsbildung (+ pdf)

Vision Austria 2050. Advancement through education, research and innovation

2014
Kompetenzen von Erwachsenen. Zu wenig Resonanz auf PIAAC?

2013
Just a Process. Views on the Relations between Research, Practice and Politics in the Sector of VET. Festschrift for Anja Heikkinen.

Neue Lernwelten als Chance für alle. Beiträge zur Berufsbildungsforschung

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Publications (Selection):

2018
Wissenschaftliche Politikberatung: Fakten gegen Ideologie? (+ pdf)

Bildungsfinanzierung in Österreich: Intransparenz und Irr-rationalität (+ pdf)

Berufsbildung in Österreich. Strukturanalysen, Formalqualifikationen und Grundkompetenzen (+ pdf)

2017
Wer zu spät kommt? Zuwanderung als ‚blinder Fleck‘ in der österreichischen Bildungspolitik (+ pdf)

Kapitalisierung, Deliberation und (Erwachsenen-)Bildung

Community Education – Grundlagen, Ziele und Methoden in Österreich (+ pdf)

VET producing second class citizens? Comparative analyses of the VET and tertiary education nexus (+ pdf)

Higher Education Institutions and the Knowledge Triangle. Improving the interaction between education, research and innovation

Apprenticeship Policies Coping with the Crisis: A Comparison of Austria with Germany and Switzerland (+ pdf)

Urban Education in Austria: ‘Repression’ of the Topic and a ‘Reversed’ Political Agenda (+ pdf)

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Studies (Selection):

2018
Kurzanalyse des Regierungsprogramms zur ‚Bildung‘ (+ pdf)

Vielfältige Exzellenz Fallstudien exzellenter Universitäten; Diverse excellence. Case studies of excellent universities (+ pdf)

Education chapter in IPSP (International Panel on Social Progress)

2017
Stellungnahme zum Schulreformpaket 2017

2016
The Third Mission of universities and the Role of Higher Education in the Triangle of Education, Research and Innovation (+ pdf)

Wissenschaftliche Begleitung der Strategie zum lebensbegleitenden Lernen in Österreich 2012-2016 (+ pdf)

Urban education in Austria (+ pdf)

2015
The effects of education, skills and motivation on the status attainment process: An international model

Eckpunkte einer sinnvollen Weiterentwicklung des Schulwesens: politics – policy – practice (+ pdf)

Zukunftsausgaben Unterricht, Wissenschaft und Forschung im Finanzrahmen bis 2018 - einige deskriptive Ergebnisse und Darstellungen (+ pdf)

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Lectures (Selection):

2018
Austrian government agenda on education - quick presentation and assessment (+ pdf)

‚Austrian Exceptionalism‘: Neoliberaler Nationalismus in Globalisierung und Digitalisierung (+ pdf)

Vielfältige Exzellenz. Fallstudien exzellenter Universitäten

2017
Financing and institutions as key elements of the future of adult education – some empirical observations

Das "österreichische Modell" der Bildungsungleichheit: Hohe soziale Reproduktion, starke Umverteilung, politische Polarisierung (+ pdf)

Continental and Nordic VET: a comparative perspective (+ pdf)

Education and Social Progress? Challenges to the IPSP Chapter on Education (+ pdf)

2016
Finanzierung, Strukturen und Governance im österreichischen Bildungswesen (ERWEITERT, ERGÄNZT)

Tracking, vocational education (VET) and the quality-inequality nexus – results about policy choices in structures of skills formation (+ pdf)

Financing and institutions as key elements of the future of adult education – some empirical observations (+ pdf)

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Lorenz Lassnigg


Tel: +43 1 59991-214
Fax: +43 1 59991-555
lassnigg@ihs.ac.at