Prof. Dr. Kai Maaz

  Maaz Geschäftsführender Direktor des DIPF

Executive Director of DIPF

Educational Structure and Governance

Educational Governance

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-201

maaz@dipf.de

Projects

Curriculum Vitae

 Qualifications

2008
Habilitation (Venia legendi for Educational Science) at Freie Universität Berlin
2006
Dr. phil. Educational Science, Freie Universität Berlin
2002
Diploma in Social Science at Humboldt-University Berlin
1998
Diploma (FH) in Social Pedagogy, Catholic University of Applied Science Berlin

Professional activities

Since 11/2019
Executive Director of DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education
Since 10/2013
Director of the Department for Educational Governance, DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education Frankfurt a.M. and Professor for Social Science focusing on educational systems and society, Goethe University
10/2012 – 09/2013
Vice-dean, Human Science Faculty, University of Potsdam
10/2010 – 09/2013
W3 professor for Quantitative Methods in Educational Science, University of Potsdam
04/2010
Offered a W3 professorship for Empirical Educational Research focusing on school development, Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (declined)
08/2009
Offered a W3 prrofessorship for Empirical Educational Research at Bergische Universität Wuppertal (declined)
02/2009
Introduction to a W2 post, Head of research group (W2) at Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development, Research Center for Educational Science and Education Systems
09/2005 – 01/2009
Academic staff member at Max-Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Educational Science and Educational Systems
10/2002 – 09/2005
Doctoral student stipend, Max-Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Educational Science and Education Systems
08/2002 – 12/2002
Free-lance researcher, unit “Sports Sociology / Sports Anthropology”, University of Potsdam
09/1998 – 03/2000
Expert in youth reporting commission for the first Berlin child and youth report

Awards

2010
Ernst-Meumann prize for young researchers, awarded by the Empirical Education Working Group (Arbeitsgruppe für Empirische Pädagogische Forschung), together with Gabriel Nagy
2008
Young researchers award for Educational Sociology, by the German Society for Social Science (Section Education, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie)

Research Interests

  • Evaluation of school structures, education programmes and schools
  • School development with a focus on transformation processes in the education system
  • Institutional developments in the education system, particularly at the secondary and post-secondary level
  • Educational monitoring and educational governance
  • Social disparities of educational attainment across the lifespan and across educational trajectories
  • Conceptualization and assessment of socio-cultural as well as ethnic family background variables (structural and process variables) and validity of information from students and parents regarding socio-cultural background
  • Educational biographies and decisions on transition taking into account individual, institutional and contextual effect sizes
  • Research syntheses and systematic reviews

Publications

Lectures and Talks

List of Lectures and Talks (pdf)

Functions on boards and journals

Since 08/2019
Member of the Advisory Board of the Pedagogical State Institute Rhineland-Palatinate
Since 10/2019
Member of the Network for Educational Monitoring
Since 09/2019
Member of the Expert Commission for School Quality Improvement  in the State of Berlin
Since 2019
Co-editor of the book series “Empirische Erziehungswissenschaft“ and  currently editor-in-chief
Since 2018
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, National Academics Panel Study (Nacaps) at the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW)
Since 2018
Scientific chair of stage 5, “Upper Secondary Grammar School Level and Transitions to Tertiary Education” of the National Education Panel (NEPS)
Since 2018
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Federal Report on Young Scientists 2021
Since 2017
Chair of the German Society for Educational Administration (DGBV)
Since 2017
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board , Federal Institute of Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)
2017
Election and appointment to the German Data Forum (6th period of office)
11/2016 – 03/2018
Chair of the Expert Group for the Evaluation of the School Reform in Bremen
2016
Appointment to the Committee for Youth and Family , German Association  for Public and Private Welfare
2016 – 2018
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board in the project for Quality in Teacher Education, University of Potsdam
Since 2014
Spokesperson of the Authoring Group on National Educational Reporting
2014
Elected member to Board of Directors, German Society for Education
2014
Appointment to Advisory Circle for Education to Prime Minister of Lower Saxony
2014 – 2017
Election and appointment to German Data Forum (5th period of office)
Since 2014
Co-editor of Journal for Education Science (ZfE)
2013 – 2017
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Federal Report on Young Scientists, 2017
2013 – 2016
Member of the Advisory Board on the evaluation of Austrian middle schools
Since 2011
Member of the Select Committee for Education, German UNESCO
Since 2011
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for School Improvement  of the States Berlin and  Brandenburg (ISQ)
2011 – 2012
Member of Scientific Advisory Board, study on educational opportunities, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

 

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