Current Projects

 

Evaluation at federal programme Mehrgenerationenhaus

Client: Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Duration: 2017 - 2020
Contact: Dr. Nikola Ornig



 

Consulting Services for Evaluation of the Pilot Project „bestimmt bunt – Vielfalt und Mitbestimmung in der Kita“ (Diversity and Participation in Kindergarten)

Client: Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk e.V.
Duration: 2016 - 2019
Contact: Dr. Nikola Ornig



 

Research-based Accompaniment of the Pilot Project „MITTENDRIN durch DSB“ (Dialectic Strategies in Counselling)

Client: Federal Employment Agency
Partner: Prof. Dr. Bernd Käpplinger, Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
Prof. Dr. habil. Thomas Gericke, Vertretungsprofessor am Lehrstuhl „Soziale Berufliche Rehabilitation und Benachteiligtenförderung" an der Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Duration: 2016 - 2018
Contact: Dr. Jörn Sommer



 

Evaluation of the federal programme RESPEKT

Client: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Partner: ZEP - Zentrum für Evaluation und Politikberatung
Kaps & Oschmiansky Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Politikwissenschaftlern
Duration: 2016 - 2018
Contact: Dr. Jörn Sommer



 

Monitoring of the learning commitment in the campaign on the construction sector (DG GROW)

Client: Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Partner:  Visionary Analytics
Duration: 2016 - 2017
Contact: Dr. Tim Grebe



 

Quality indicators for the organisational development of a cross-company training centre for construction activities of the craft industry ( Q_EN_POLIS ) - pilot project funded by the BMBF (Federal Ministry for Education and Research) "Vocational Education for Sustainable Development 2015-2019" Funding Dimension 2 : designing a sustainable learning site in vocational training institutions

Supporter: Federal Ministry for Education and Research
Partner:  Berufsförderungsgesellschaft des badenwürttembergischen Stuckateurhandwerks mbH
  FS Medien
  Landesverband der Stuckateure für Ausbau und Fassade Baden-Württemberg
Duration: 2016 - 2019
Contact: Dr. Stefan Ekert



 

Evaluation of the Hamburg youth Job Agency

Client: Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Family and Integration
Partner: Kienbaum Management Consultants GmbH
Duration: 2016 - 2018
Contact: Dr. Jörn Sommer



 

Evaluation of the „Act on Proceedings in Family Matters and in Matters of Non-contentious Jurisdiction“

Client: Federal Republic of Germany, represented by the Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection
Partner: Prof. Dr. Bettina Heiderhoff, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Duration: 2016 – 2017
Contact: Dr. Stefan Ekert



 

Qualitative evaluation of the funding programme "Generation3"

Client: Landesjugendring Niedersachsen e.V.
Duration: 2015 - 2019
Contact: Dr. Nikola Ornig



 

Support and execution of the implementation of the Results and Impact Monitoring (EWM) 2015 - 2017 of the Joint Innovation Strategy of the Federal States Berlin and Brandenburg (innoBB) and the Brandenburg specific cluster innoBB plus

Client: Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy Brandenburg
Partner:  Conabo GmbH
Duration: 2015 - 2018
Contact: Dr. Tim Grebe
Dr. Verena Schüren



 

Evaluation of the Federal Recognation Act

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Partner: Institute for Economics, Labour and Culture - IWAK , Frankfurt
Duration: 2015 – 2017
Contact: Dr. Stefan Ekert



 

#rehagramm – evaluation and development of vocational integration measures in vocational training centres für people with mental impairments

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Partner:  BFW Akademie Thüringen - vocational promotion centre
Duration: 2015 - 2017
Contact: Dr. Tim Grebe



 

Evaluation of the Cooperation between the Migration Advice for Adult Immigrants (MBE) and the Youth Migration Services (JMD) in the Field of „Advice for Families“

Client: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees
Partner:  Institute for Vocational Training, Labour Market and Social Policy - INBAS GmbH
Duration: 2015 – 2016
Contact: Dr. Jörn Sommer



 

Evaluation of the Law on the Extension of Assistance to Pregnant Women and on the Provisions for Confidential Birth

Client: Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Partner:  Prof. Dr. phil. Ulrike Busch, Merseburg University of Applied Sciences
Duration: 2014 - 2017
Contact: Dr. Nikola Ornig



 

Accompanying Research of the Model Project TINA, Promoting Transparency and Inclusion in Vocational Training for Rehabilitants

Client: Federal Employment Agency
Partner: Prof. Dr. habil. Thomas Gericke, Substitute Professor with the Chair
  "Social and vocational rehabiltation and support for the disadvantaged" at the Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg
Duration: 2013 - 2018
Contact: Dr. Jörn Sommer



 

Vocational Guidance at Inter-Company Vocational Training Centres and Similar Training Facilities

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Partner: - Institute for Vocational Training and Adult Education, Leibniz University, Hannover
- qualiNETZ GmbH Consultancy and Research GmbH
Duration: 2013 - 2017
Contact: Dr. Jörn Sommer
Publications: Sommer, J. / Estal, M. d. (2015). Kooperation und regionale Einbettung des Berufsorientierungsprogramms (BOP) – Ergebnisse der Befragung von Trägern 2014 / 2015. Sonderbericht der Evaluation des Berufsorientierungsprogramms. Berlin.
Sommer, J. / Thode, A. (2014). Evaluation des BMBF-Programms zur „Förderung der Berufsorientierung in überbetrieblichen Berufsbildungsstätten“. Ergebnisse aus Befragungen von Berufsbildungsstätten. Sonderbericht. Berlin.
Ratschinski, G. / Sommer, J. / Struck, Ph. (2013). Evaluation des BMBF-Programms zur "Förderung der Berufsorientierung in überbetrieblichen und vergleichbaren Berufsbildungsstätten". 1. Zwischenbericht. Berlin.




 

Scientific Monitoring of the Programme “Lesestart - 3 Meilensteine für das Lesen”
(First Reading - 3 Milestones in Learning to Read)

Client: Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Partner: - Prof. Dr. Christine Garbe, Institute for German Language and Literature II, University of Cologne
  - Dr. Claus Barkmann, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf
Duration: 2011 - 2017
Contact: Dr. Stefan Ekert






Completed Projects

 

Mid-Term Skills Supply and Demand Forecast

Client: CEDEFOP
Partner:  IER – Warwick Institute for Employment Research,
  Alphametrics,
  Cambridge Econometrics,
  FGB – Fondazione Brodolini,
  ROA – Research Center for Education and the Labour Market Maastricht,
  Economix Research and Consulting
Duration: 2015 - 2016



 

Provision of Data Analysis and Intelligence on Skills and Labour Markets

Client: CEDEFOP
Partner:  FGB – Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini,
  IER – Institute of Employment Research,
  University of Warwick,
  CE – Cambridge Econometrics,
  RAND Europe
Duration: 2015 - 2017



 

Evaluation of the IHK Pilot Initiative on Partial Qualifications

Client: Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Duration: 2014 - 2016



 

Evaluation of the market development programme for small and medium enterprises

Client: Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control
Duration: 2016



 

Evaluation of the programme "Lernen fürs Leben" (Learning for Life)

Client: Bertelsmann foundation
Duration: 2016



 

Evaluation of the Project „Bundesweite Informatikwettbewerbe“ (Nationwide Contest in Informatics)

Client: Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (German Informatics Society)
Duration: 2015 - 2016



 

Evaluation of the project "Lernoffensive Spandau" (Learning offensive Spandau)

Client: Sozial-kulturelle Netzwerke casa e. V.
Duration: 2015 - 2016



 

Evaluation of the programme go-cluster of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Client: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Partner: Conabo GmbH
Duration: 2015



 

Provision of Information on Skilled Migration to Germany and Creation of a Welcome Culture – an Analysis of the Existing Online Platforms

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy
Partner:  Kienbaum Management Consultants GmbH
Duration: 2015



 

Evaluation and Accompanying Research of a Project on Training and Advanced Vocational Training in  High Voltage Technology for Motor Vehicles, in the International Electro-Mobility Showcase Berlin-Brandenburg

Client: Innung des Kraftfahrzeuggewerbes Berlin (Motor Vehicle Guild for Berlin)
Duration: 2013 - 2015



 

Evaluation of the Vocational Education and Training for Security and Protection Services

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Duration: 2014 - 2015



 

Study on the Transition of Persons with Disabilities from Work-based Learning to the Labour Market in the State of Brandenburg

Client: Ministry for Labour, Social Affairs, Women and Family of the State of Brandenburg
Partner: Prof. Dr. habil. Thomas Gericke, Substitute Professor with the Chair
  "Social and vocational rehabiltation and support for the disadvantaged" at the Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg
Duration: 2014 - 2015
Publication: Sommer, J. / Gericke, Th. / Fischer, B. / del Estal, M. (2015). Rahmenbedingungen für den Übergang aus Werkstätten für Menschen mit Behinderungen (WfBM) auf den allgemeinen Arbeitsmarkt. Untersuchung der Beschäftigungssituation in WfbM im Land Brandenburg. Endbericht.



 

Evaluation of a Project on the Consultant-Supported Introduction of a Procedure to Check Gender Pay Equality (Logib-D)

Client: Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior CItizens, Women and Youth
Partner: Kienbaum Management Consultants GmbH
Duration: 2013 - 2015



 

Evaluation of the Programme and Strategic Positioning of the European Labour Academy at the University of Frankfurt/Main

Supporter: Hessisches Ministerium für Arbeit, Verkehr und Landesentwicklung and European Union - European Commission
Duration: 2013 - 2015



 

Study on the Costs and Benefits of Voluntary Engagement of Companies in the Vocational Examination System

Client: Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Duration: 2014 - 2015



 

External Evaluation of the Programme JOBSTARTER CONNECT

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Duration: 2010 - 2014
Publications: Ekert, St. / Grebe, T. (2014). Externe Evaluation von JOBSTARTER CONNECT. Abschlussbericht. Berlin. 
Ekert, St. / Ornig, N. / Grebe, T. / Will, A.-K.  (2014). Externe Evaluation von JOBSTARTER CONNECT. 8. Zwischenbericht. Berlin. 
Ekert, St. / Ornig, N. (2014). Zwischenergebnisse der externen Evaluation. In: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (Hrsg.). JOBSTARTER PRAXIS – Band 8. Mit Ausbildungsbausteinen zum Berufsabschluss. Berlin. S. 133 - 159. 
  Ekert, St. / Ornig, N. / Grebe, T. (2013). Externe Evaluation von JOBSTARTER CONNECT. 6. Zwischenbericht. Berlin 
  Ekert, St. / Ornig, N. (2013). Potenziale der bundeseinheitlichen Ausbildungsbausteine zur Förderung von Transparenz und Durchlässigkeit in der beruflichen Bildung. Erste Ergebnisse aus dem Programm JOBSTARTER CONNECT. In: berufsbildung. Heft 142 8/2013. S. 27 - 29.
  Ekert, St. / Rotthowe, L. / Weiterer, B. (2012). Ausbildungsbausteine – Kompetenz- und Outcomeorientierung in Bildungsangeboten des Übergangsbereichs. In: Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (Hrsg.). BWP 4/2012. Bonn. S. 28 – 31.
  Ekert, St. / Ornig, N. / Sommer, J. / Frank, W. / Otto, K. (2011). Externe Evaluation von JOBSTARTER CONNECT. 4. Zwischenbericht. Berlin 




 

Research Project on the Implementation of a Directive Concerning the Distinction and Attribution of Administrative Cost Among Joint Institutions for the Support of Unemployed Persons

Client: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Partner:
Kienbaum Management Consultants GmbH
Duration: 2013 - 2014



 

Study on the Skills Demand of SMEs for International Skilled Personnel

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy
Partner: Kienbaum Management Consultants GmbH
Duration: 2013 - 2014
Publication: Boggild, N. / Ekert, St. / Grebe, T. / Wallau, F. / Werner, J. / Will, A.-K. (2014). Werdegang internationaler Fachkräfte und ihr Mehrwert für KMU. Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (Hrsg.). Berlin



 

Study: Scenarios on Perspektives of Vocational Training Centres

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Duration: 2013 - 2014



 

Evaluation of MNPQ Transfer, a Programme Supporting Small and Medium-sized Businesses in the Implementation of Innovations in the Fields of Measurement, Testing and Quality Assurance

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy
Duration: 2013 to 2014
Publication: Ekert, St. / Estal, M. d. / Grebe, T. (2014). Evaluation des Förderprogramms „Unterstützung kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen bei der Umsetzung von Innovationen in den Bereichen Messen, Normen, Prüfen und Qualitätssicherung (MNPQ-Transfer)“ Abschlussbericht. Berlin.



 

External Evaluation of the Project neXTkultur

Client: Landesjugendring Niedersachsen e. V.
Duration: 2013 - 2014


 

Evaluation of TNS, a Programme Aimed at Promoting Technology Transfer Through Standards and Norms

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Duration: 2013 - 2014
Publication: Grebe, T. / Ekert, St. (2014). Evaluierung der Fördermaßnahme "Transfer von Forschungs- und Entwicklungsergebnissen durch Normung und Standardisierung - TNS". Endbericht. Berlin.



 

Evaluation of a Law Regulating Care Leave Periods for Persons with Family Members Requiring Personal Assistance

Client: Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior CItizens, Women and Youth
Partner: Kienbaum Management Consultants GmbH
Duration: 2013



 

Evaluation Project “Kompetenz-Dienstleistungen” (Competence Assessment)

Client: Federal Employment Agency
Partner: Rambøll Management
Duration: 2012 - 2013
Publication: Oschmiansky, F. / Grebe, T. / Popp, S. / Otto, K. / Sommer, J. / Wielage, N. (2014). Kompetenzdienstleistungen im Vermittlungs- und Integrationsprozess. Eine qualitative Studie. IAB-Forschungsbericht, 07/2014. Nürnberg.



 

Research and Accompaniment for the Process of Formulating Common Standards for Recognition of Prior Qualifications in Vocational Education and Training

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Duration: 2012 - 2013
Publication: Ekert, St. / Ornig, N. / Otto, K. / Sommer, J. (2013). Ergebnisse des Erfahrungsaustauschs der Initiativen zur Erprobung von Ansätzen zur Anrechnung in der beruflichen Bildung. Berlin.




 

Evaluation of a Pilot Project on Poverty Among the Elderly and Personal Pension Schemes

Client: Federation of German Consumer Organisations - vzbv
Duration: 2013




 

Study on Reform of Vocational Education and Training in the Air Transport Sector

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Duration: 2013
Publication: Kock, A. / Ekert, St. / Otto, K. / Grebe, T. (2014). Voruntersuchung zur Novellierung des Ausbildungsberufes "Luftverkehrskaufmann/Luftverkehrskauffrau". Abschlussbericht. Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung. Bonn.




 

Evaluation of the “3 X WIR” (3 x US), a Project in the Context of the Federal Programme “Zusammenhalt durch Teilhabe”
(Cohesion Through Participation)

Client: Otto Benecke Stiftung e. V.
Duration: 2012 - 2013
Publication: Otto, K. / Sommer, J. / Randel, C. (2014). Was fördert den Dialog der Generationen? In: Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung. Deutsche Vernetzungsstelle Ländliche Räume (Hrsg.). LandInForm - Magazin für Ländliche Räume. I. 2014. Bonn. S. 50 - 51.




 

Evaluation of the ESF Programmes 'Kompetenzagenturen' (Competence Agencies) and 'Schulverweigerung -
Die 2. Chance' (School Refusal and Truancy – a Second Chance)

Client: Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Partner: Institute for Vocational Training, Labour Market and Social Policy GmbH - INBAS
Duration: 2009 - 2013
Publications: Sommer, J. / Aram. E. / Otto, K. / Timptner, S. (2013). Abschlussbericht der Evaluation des ESF-Programms "Schulverweigerung - Die 2. Chance". Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend (Hrsg.). Berlin 
  Sommer, J. / Aram. E. / Otto, K. / Timptner, S. (2013). Abschlussbericht der Evaluation des ESF-Programms "Kompetenzagenturen". Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend (Hrsg.). Berlin 
  Sommer, J. / Otto, K. / Frank, W. / Aram, E. (2012). Arbeitshilfe zum Case Management im Kontext der Programme Schulverweigerung – Die 2. Chance und Kompetenzagenturen. Stiftung SPI (Hrsg.). Praxishilfe für die Programme der Initiative JUGEND STÄRKEN. Ausgabe 10. Berlin 
  Stiftung SPI (2012). Handlungsempfehlungen für gute Arbeit in Kompetenzagenturen. Praxishilfe für die Programme der Initiative JUGEND STÄRKEN. Ausgabe 09. Berlin.




 

Development of Criteria to Determine the Required Duration of Vocational Training According to BBiG / HwO
(Vocational Training Legislation and Regulations for Business)

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Duration: 2012 - 2013
Publications: Ekert, St. (2013). Auf dem Prüfstand: Die richtige Dauer von Ausbildungsberufen. In: position - das IHK-Magazin für Berufsbildung. Heft2013/3. Berlin. S. 16.
  Ekert, St. / Sommer, J. / Otto, K. (2013). Entwicklung von Kriterien zur Ermittlung der erforderlichen Ausbildungsdauer von Ausbildungsberufen nach dem Berufsbildungsgesetz (BBiG)/der Handwerksordnung (HwO) in der gewerblichen Wirtschaft. Abschlussbericht. Berlin. Vollversion und Kurzfassung .




 

Overview of Vocational Education and Retraining Options for Adults Without Formal Qualification in Germany

Client: Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Duration: 2012
Publication: Grebe, T. / Sommer, J. / Eckhardt, Ch. (2013). Bundesweiter Überblick über Nachqualifizierungsangebote. Endbericht. Berlin.




 

Description of the Effect of Mini-jobs in Private Households on Increased Availability of Employment and the Development of Employment Histories

Client: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Partner: Institute for Economics, Labour and Culture - IWAK, Frankfurt/Main
Duration: 2012
Publication: in preparation




 

Evaluation of Research and Development of the German Federal Programme on Organic Agriculture

Client: Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung
Partner: - Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm (UK)
  - Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development
  - Murphy-Bokern Concepts
  - Research and Consultancy Group for ecological agriculture (Switzerland)
Duration: 2010 - 2012
Publications: Vieweger, A. / Häring, A. / Padel, S. / Döring, Th. / Ekert, St. / Lampkin, N. / Murphy-Boken, D. / Otto, K. (2014). The Evaluation of the German Programme for Organic Food and Farming Research: Results and Pointers for the Future. In: Rahmann, G / Aksoy, U (Hrsg.) (2014). Building Organic Bridges: Vol. 2, Germany – India. Proceedings of the 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference at the Organic World Congress 2014. 13–15 October 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Braunschweig: Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut. Thünen Rep 20. Vol. 2. S. 351 – 353.
  Häring, A. M. / Padel, S. / Ekert, St. (2013). Evaluierung des BÖL. Positive Wirkung auf Umwelt und Gesellschaft. In: Ökologie & Landbau. Heft 167 3/2013. S. 24 - 25.
Ekert, St. / Döring, Th. / Häring, A. M. / Lampkin, N. / Murphy-Bokern, D. / Otto, K. / Padel, S. / Vieweger, A. (2012). Evaluation des Bereichs Forschung und Entwicklung im Bundesprogramm Ökologischer Landbau. Bonn. Vollversion mit Anhang und Kurzfassung
Ekert, St. / Döring, Th. / Häring, A. M. / Lampkin, N. / Murphy-Bokern, D. / Otto, K. / Padel, S. / Vieweger, A. (2012). Abstract „Evaluation of the German Federal Research Programme on Organic Agriculture“.




 

Evaluation of the ESF Programme "STÄRKEN vor Ort” (Local Strengths)

Client: Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Partner: Institute for Vocational Training, Labour Market and Social Policy GmbH - INBAS
Duration: 2010 - 2012
Publication: Aram, E. / Sommer, J. / Timptner, S. (2012). Abschlussbericht Evaluation des Bundesprogramms "STÄRKEN vor Ort". Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend (Hrsg.). Berlin 




 

An Analysis of Written Test Results and Test Requirements in the Vocation of Hairdressing

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Duration: 2011 - 2012




 

The Possibilities of an Integrated Approach to Encouraging the Declaration of Employment in Private Households

Client: Hessisches Sozialministerium
Partner: Institute for Economics, Labour and Culture - IWAK, Frankfurt/Main
Duration: 2011 - 2012
Publication: Rand, S. / Larsen, Ch. / Ekert, St. / Frank, W. (2012). Funktionalität von Subventions- und Förderinstrumenten zur Versorgungssicherung von Personen in Privathaushalten. IWAK Forschungsberichte 2. Frankfurt am Main.




 

Implementation Study 1 Evaluating Services Supporting the Participation of Disabled Persons in the Working Life

Client: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Partner: Prof. Dr. habil. Thomas Gericke, Substitute Professor with the Chair
  "Social and vocational rehabilitation and support for the disadvantaged" at the Otto von Guericke 
  Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg
Duration: 2010 - 2012
Publication: Ekert, St. / Frank, W. / Gericke, Th. / Matthes, S. / Sommer, J. (2012). Implementationsstudie 1 zur Evaluation von Leistungen zur Teilhabe behinderter Menschen am Arbeitsleben. In: Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales (Hrsg.). F427 Evaluation von Leistungen zur Teilhabe behinderter Menschen am Arbeitsleben – Zwischenbericht. Teil B. Berlin, Bonn. 




 

Evaluation of the Support Programme “Werkstattjahr” (Workshop Year)

Client: Ministry for Labour, Integration and Social Affairs NRW
Partner: qualiNETZ Consultancy and Research GmbH
Duration: 2010 - 2011




 

Political iInitiatives to Reduce Illegal Employment in Europe. The Situation in Private Homes of the Elderly

Client: European Commission - Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
Partner: - Institute for Economics, Labour and Culture - IWAK, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (leader of the consortium)
  - Prof. Dr. Annamaria Simonazzi, La Sapienza University/Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini, Rome, Italy
  - Prof. Dr. Aleksander Surdej, Krakow University of Economics, Poland
  - Prof. Dr. Tom Schmid, Hochschule St. Pölten/ Socio-economic research centre, Vienna, Austria
  - Hessen Ministry for Labour, Family and Health
  - European Research Network
Duration: 2010 to 2011
Publications: IWAK (Hrsg.) (2011). Creating Formal Employment Relationships in the Domestic Services Sector: Successful Strategies.
Insights from the Project „Labour Market Measures for Reducing Illegal Employment in Private Households of the Elderly“.
Frankfurt am Main.




 

Evaluation of the Initiative “Internet erfahren” (Experience the Internet)

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Duration: 2010 - 2011




 

Evaluation of the Implementation of the aid Nutrition Licence Through Teachers with and without External Expert Support

Client: aid infodienst consumer protection, nutrition, agriculture e. V.
Duration: 2009 - 2011
Publication: Sommer, J. / Ekert, St. / Otto, K. (2011). Evaluation der Umsetzung des aid-Ernährungsführerscheins durch Lehrkräfte mit und ohne Unterstützung externer Fachkräfte. Kurzfassung des Abschlussberichts. Berlin. 




 

Transferable Skills Across Economic Sectors

Client: European Commission - Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
Partner: - RPIC-VIP (Education, Innovation, Consulting) Ostrava, the Czech Republic
  - National Training Fund, Prague, the Czech Republic
  - TREXIMA, Ostrava, the Czech Republic
  - Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs (RILSA), Prague, the Czech Republic
  - Institute for Economics, Labour and Culture - IWAK, Frankfurt/Main, Deutschland
Duration: 2009 - 2011
Publications: Zdeněk Karásek et al. (2011). Transferability of Skills across Economic Sectors: Role and Importance for Employment at European Level. European Commission (Edit.). Brussels. 
  Zdeněk Karásek et al. (2011). Übertragbarkeit von Kompetenzen zwischen Wirtschaftssektoren: Ihre Rolle und Bedeutung im Hinblick auf die Beschäftigung in Europa. Europäische Kommission (Hrsg.). Brüssel. 




 

A Study of Recruitment of Voluntary Assessors in Vocational Training

Client: Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Duration: 2009 - 2010
Publication: Ekert, St. / Otto, K. / Sommer, J. (2011). Gewinnung von ehrenamtlichen Prüfern. Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (Hrsg.). Band 11 der Reihe Berufsbildungsforschung. Bonn, Berlin. 




 

Evaluation of the Programme “Promotion of Transfer of Innovation and Technology in Retail“

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Duration: 2010




 

Investigation of 2 Year Vocational Training Programmes

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Partner: PIW Progress Institute for economic research GmbH
Duration: 2009 - 2010
Publication: Ekert, St. / Schuldt, K. / Sommer, J. / Holick, M. / Frank, W. / Frey, R. (2010). Untersuchung zu zweijährigen Ausbildungsberufen. Berlin, Teltow. 




 

Needs Analysis of the Promotion of Corporate Vocational Training Centres and Their Further Development into Competence Centres

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Partner: PIW Progress Institute for economic research GmbH
Duration: 2008 - 2009
Publication: Ekert, St. / Schuldt, K. / Sommer, K. / Frank, W. / Frey, R. (2009). Bedarfsanalyse zur Förderung überbetrieblicher Berufsbildungsstätten (ÜBS) und ihrer Weiterentwicklung zu Kompetenzzentren. Berlin, Teltow. 




 

Updating and Further Development of the GPC Online Portal

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Partner: BBJ Consult AG
Duration: 2009




 

Evaluation of the Model Project Training-Oriented Work with Parents in Youth Migration Services:
Strengthening Parenting Competencies – Supporting Youth in the Transition from School to Professional Career

Client: Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Duration: 2009
Publication: Sommer, J. (2010). Evaluation des Modellprojekts Ausbildungsorientierte Elternarbeit im Jugendmigrationsdienst. Eltern in ihrer Erziehungskompetenz stärken, Jugendliche im Übergang Schule und Beruf fördern. Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend (Hrsg.). Berlin. 




 

Study on Individual Planning to Promote integration, its Implementaion in Youth Migration Services and Experiences of the Participants

 

Client: Federal labour agency for protestant youth social work e. V.
Duration: 2009




 

A study of Company Commitment to Supporting the Disadvantaged

Client: BBJ Servis gGmbH
Duration: 2008 - 2009




 

Evaluation of the Design and Effects of the Initiative “Kompetenznetze Deutschland” (Competence Network, Germany)

 

Client: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Duration: 2008 - 2009




 

Expertise on Family-Support Services in France

Client: Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Duration: 2008 - 2009
Publication: Ekert, St. / Sommer, J. / Holick, M. (2009). Expertise zur Entwicklung familienunterstützender Dienstleistungen in Frankreich. Berlin.




 

Evaluation of the User-Friendliness of the Specialist Portal Providing Assistance to Children and Youth

Client: IJAB – Centre for international youth work in the Federal Republic of Germany e. V.
Duration: 2008 - 2009




 

Evaluation of the Good Practice Centre (GPC) in the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training

Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Partner:  BBJ Consult AG
Duration: 2008
Publication: Sommer, J. / Kretschmer, S. / Gnüchwitz, M. (2008). Evaluation des GPC-Angebots. Berlin, Potsdam.







 

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