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Innovative Vocational Education and Training (VET) empower people to shape technological and social change. Mutual learning through international cooperation helps us to make our VET systems more effective. At the iit, we investigate and we support cross-border exchange on VET topics.

Léna Krichewsky-Wegener
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Focal areas of work

• International vocational education and training (VET) cooperation
• International mobility in VET
• Permeability between VET and higher education
• International comparative analysis of VET systems

Curriculum Vitae

Léna Krichewsky-Wegener studied Political Science at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po) and the Institute for Eastern European Studies at the Free University Berlin. Since January 2017 she is a consultant for education and research at the Institute for Innovation and Technology (iit). Her focus is on the international comparative analysis of VET systems and she is responsible for, among other things, the evaluation of the BMBF funding guideline on the Internationalization of VET.

Before joining VDI /VDE-IT, Léna Krichewsky-Wegener worked as a Policy Analyst at UNESCO, as a consultant at the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH and as a research assistant at the  Institute of Vocational Education and Human Resources Development at the University of Magdeburg.


  • Eine Exzellenzinitiative für die berufliche Bildung? (2018)
  • Krichewsky (im Druck): "La réforme des curriculums de l’enseignement professionnel comme moyen de promotion des mobilités" in Moreau, Maillard (Hrsg.): Les trente ans du Bac professionnel. Toulouse: Octares
  • Krichewsky (im Druck): "La mobilité internationale des appentis" in Bremaud/Breton/Pesce: Se former par le voyage. Presses Universitaires de Rennes.
  • Cedefop (ed.): Learning outcomes approaches in VET - a comparative analysis of nine European Countries. Thessalonica: Cedefop. (2010)
  • Cedefop (ed.): The dynamics of qualifications – the definition and renewal of occupational and educational standards. Thessalonica: Cedefop. (2009)
  • UNESCO: Global Monitoring Report on Education for All "Youth and Skills"(2012)

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