MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Name
Miss Leonie Schoelen
Biography

Leonie Schoelen is a PhD candidate in Sociology and Education Sciences at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, and Paris Descartes University, France, working on Algerian higher education transformation. She receives a full doctoral scholarship by Cusanuswerk, Germany. Following a B.A. in English Studies, Politics and Society at the University of Bonn, Germany, and an M.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of St Andrews, Scotland/UK, Leonie Schoelen started her professional career with an internship at German International Cooperation (GIZ) in India. She continued with GIZ Benin before working as a consultant supporting the establishment of the Pan-African University with GIZ Algeria. Alternating over a period of two years, she took up a position of Project Associate with the United Nations University Institute of Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) in Bonn, Germany, and, 2016 in parallel, as Research Assistant with the Centre for Development Research (ZEF) at the University of Bonn.

Qualifications
Masters (including MRes, MBA, MPA), University of St Andrews, Scotland/UK
Current or most recent Employer

Consultant/PhD candidate higher education studies

Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH/German International Cooperation (state development implementing agency)
Time in Post - 5

Organisation Type: Consultant/Self-employed

Regional Expertise

Algeria,

Disciplinary or professional background

Education, Humanities, Political science, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Sociology

Contact Info

leonie.schoelen@gmail.com

+491639035946

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz Centre for Quality Assurance and Development (ZQ) Colonel-Kleinmann-Weg 2, SB II D 55099 Mainz Germany
Social Media

Leonie Schoelen (Other)

Public Profiles

LinkedIn

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Governance (National) ( 3 years )

Public Policy ( 3 years )

Education policy ( 5 years )

Other macroeconomic issues ( 3 years )

Work relates to groups

Youth ( 3 years )

Refugees

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Governance (National)

Education policy

Other macroeconomic issues

Engagement

Academic publications
https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-94-017-9553-1_436-1

Academic conferences
(sub-) Saharan Africa Higher Education Studies/Policy Conferences such as ANIE, Nairobi, 10/2019, MENASP, Cairo, 10/2019

Policy Reports
https://www.pauwes.dz/

Policy Briefs
https://www.pauwes.dz/

Consultancy Reports
Pan-African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) https://www.pauwes.dz/

Other
Dissemination during fieldwork: scientific methods, training and pro bono coaching