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Barbara Schmiedl

barbara.schmiedl@uni-graz.at

+43 (0)316 380 1533

 

Head of the Human Rights Education Department of the ETC Graz

Responsible for Programme, Human Rights Education and Public Relations

SEE Coordinator

Development, organisation and coordination of trainings and courses in human rights and citizenship education for teachers, judiciary, civil servants and multipliers

Lectures and workshops in Austria and South Eastern Europe

Workshops for students and young people

Co-author of the ETC manual on human rights education, Understanding Human Rights / Menschenrechte verstehen

Project and Curriculum Development with a focus on South-Eastern Europe Coordinator and conceptual advisor of the ETC Summer Academy on Human Rights and Human Security

 

Education

Studies of German Language and Literature, History, Pedagogy and Women's Studies, Graz University

University Course German as a Foreign Language, Graz University

Seminars on Translating Literature, Premuda / Croatia

TTT Courses on Conflict Management, Tolerance Training and Human Rights Education

 

Project and Job Experience

Freelance editor and translator, teacher of German as a Foreign Language, development of teaching material

1995 - 1996: Teacher of German as a Foreign Language for refugees at the INTEGRA refugee centre in Kapfenberg; edition of teaching and public relations materials

1996 - 2000: Lecturer at the German Department of the Zagreb University, Zagreb /Croatia; Lectures and Seminars in the further education of teachers in Croatia

2000- 2001: Educational Coordinator for the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Zagreb / Croatia

Organisation of in-service training for Croatian teachers in cooperation with the Croatian Ministry of Education and Sports; conception and implementation of projects in various fields ranging from vocational training to conflict management

November 2001 - December 2002: Training Officer at the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (ETC), Graz/Austria

Since 2003: Head of the Human Rights Education Department at the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (ETC), Graz/Austria 

 

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