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Dr. Bastian Pelka – Scientist Photo of Dr. Bastian Pelka

Telephone
+49 231 755-90228

Address

Room 93

Further contact data

ORCID-iD

Link to the ORCID iD of Dr. Bastian Pelka

Career & Key Activities

About

  • born 1975
  • Dr., communication scientists, PhD in Communication Sciences, researcher and consultant at sfs.
  • Since 2010 co-ordinator of reserach area 3 "Labour and Education in Europe".
  • since 2012 research council.

 

Fields of research and consultancy:

  • Dr. Bastian Pelka, PhD in communication science, has been working for sfs from 1999-2001 and re-joined in 2008 after gathering experience by working for other scientific research institutes. His main fields of work are vocational training in the European context, the development of qualifications in Europe, the potentials of ICT, especially “Web 2.0”, for life long learning.
  • A current research and advisory topic is the transition from school to the world of labour and “social inclusion” by ICT-means. Dr. Pelka is co-ordinator of the research unit “Labour and Education in Europe” at sfs. He is lecturer for social media at the institute for journalism, Technische Universität Dortmund. He has experience in qualitative as well as quantitative methods and evaluations.

 

Work experience:

 

Dates

Since 2008

Name of employer

Sozialforschungsstelle / TU Dortmund

Main activities and responsibilities

Activities on the European Level

Engaged in several European projects dealing with organisational and personnel development, continuous vocational training, (distant) learning arrangements, ICT-employment in vocational training.

Occupation or position held

Scientific employee, Since 2010 co-ordinator of reserach area 3 "Labour and Education in Europe", since 2012 research council."

Dates

 2003 - 2008

Name of employer

gaus gmbh / TrainingsZentrumZeitarbeit GmbH

Main activities and responsibilities

Research and consultancy in the fields of occupations, vocational training, temporary work, flexible work, e-learning

Occupation or position held

Project Manager, Trainer, Facilitator

Dates

2001 - 2003

Name of employer

mmb Institut für Medien- und Kompetenzforschung (mmb Institute for research in media and competences)

Main activities and responsibilities

Research projects in the field of media systems, media occupation and vocational training. Quantitative and qualitative scientific methods

Occupation or position held

Junior Project Manager

Dates

2001

Name of employer

Bertelsmann Stiftung (Bertelsmann Foundation)

Main activities and responsibilities

development of an seminar course: communication skills for managers, managing skills for communicators research: European standards in the field of media effects; media systems in Europe

Occupation or position held

Assistant

Dates

1997-2001

Name of employer

Different media: newspaper, radio, TV, internet. Different vocational training institutions

Main activities and responsibilities

Writing news articles / Giving vocational training in soft skills / IT-skills

Occupation or position held

Journalist, Trainer

Dates

1999-2001

Name of employer

Sozialforschungsstelle Dortmund

Occupation or position held

 Student employee

 

Other activities:

Dates

Since 2006

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

different

Subjects

Freelance management trainer

Lecturer at Universities of Münster, Hannover, Bielefeld, Dortmund. Topics: Web 2.0, New Media, Media occupations

 

Education and training:

Dates

1995 - 2001

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster

Subjects

Studies in Communication sciences, politics, sociology

Title of qualification awarded

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)



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