Who we are

Prof. Dr. Sigrid Hartong, initiative management; sociology and education science; Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg; working on educational policy and governance, datafication and digitalization in educational institutions, building international research networks, Critical Data Studies.

Prof. Dr. Heidrun Allert, (media) education and computer science in education; University of Kiel; working on AI, adaptive technologies, software engineering, design based, creative understandings of algorithmization and datafication.

Prof. Dr. Paula Bleckmann, media and health education; Alanus Hochschule Alfter; working on teacher education, founder of ECHT DABEI (media risk prevention program for kindergartens and schools), „Analog-Digidaktik“ approach.

Izabela Czarnojan, media education and psychology, teacher trainer at the Hamburg Institute for Teacher Education and School Development (LI) for online-based learning and teaching as well as webinar methods; teacher, IT and media education coordinator at the Walddörfer-Gymnasium Hamburg.
 

M.A. Annina Förschler, sociology and education science; Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg; working on educational policy and governance, datafication and digitalization in educational institutions, privatization, EdTech Industry, Critical Data Studies.

Dr. Sieglinde Jornitz,  education science; DIPF Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education Frankfurt; working on education policy and reform, internationalization, pedagogical effects of digitalization.

Dr. Manuel Reinhard

Dr. Manuel Reinhard, coordinator of the initiative; philosopher and organizational consultant; working on philosophy of the society, the digital environment and education.

Christoph Richter

Christoph Richter, educational psychology; University of Kiel; working on digital culture, technology & cultural education; educational computer science, participatory research & design; collaborative learning & knowledge creation.

M.A. Ina Sander

M.A. Ina Sander, media and communication studies; PhD candidate Cardiff University, research fellow Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg; working on datafication and digitisation, data and digital literacy, education about big data; Critical Data Studies approach.

Prof. Dr. S. Karin Amos, founding member, currently not active.
Education science; University of Tübingen; working on social conditions of education, internationalization, education policy and governance, algorithmization.