Wieland Wermke

Researcher at Department of Education

Mobile phone:
+46 70 4250858
Visiting address:
von Kraemers allé 1 A
752 37 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 2136
750 02 Uppsala

Degrees and qualifications

Doctor of philosophy (Didactics), Stockholm University, Department of Department of Education, 01.03.2013

State exam (equivalent Master) in history, German, education, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, Land Berlin, 26.04.200

Academic awards:

German Academic Exchange Service. One-year PhD student scholarship for a stay in Sweden at Uppsala University 2008-2009.

Symposiums Book Price 2010 awarded by the International Professional Development Association (IPDA) for the article: (2011), Continuing professional development in context. Teachers’ Continuing Professional Development Culture in Germany and Sweden. In: Professional Development in Education 37 (5), 665-683.

With Gabriella Höstfält, Runners up, Best paper award of emerging researchers at the European Educational Research Conference (ECER) 2011: for the conference paper: Contextualising teachers’ professional autonomy in time and space. A model in order to discuss and comparing teachers’ professional autonomy.


2007-2009 affiliated member in the Swedish research council funded research project: “International student assessments, national assessment culture and reform history” with special focus on Germany and Sweden, with Eva Forsberg, Henrik Román and Florian Waldow.

2009 together with Maria Frisch, an evaluation project of teachers’ professional development in Sigtuna municipality.

2010-2013 together with professor Staffan Selander and Lena Geijer, an study on cooperation of teacher education and schools in the Swedish speaking Finland.

Research collaboration and networks

I am part of the STEP (Studies in educational policy and philosophy)-

I am member of the KKUP (kunskapskulturer and undervisningspraktiker) research unit that is lead by Viveca Lindberg and professor Inger Eriksson and based at the Stockholm University.

I started my PhD education at the Humboldt University Berlin. I am deeply connected with the comparative education centre and the research unit general education and instructional research that is among others leading stakeholder in the international teacher education development Study (TEDS) that is financed by the IEA.

I am member of the international professional development association (IPDA) and tightly associated to the association international peer reviewed journal, Professional Development in Education.

I am member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaften.

Other merits:

Referee for the journals: Teacher and Teaching Education, Professional Development in Education, Journal of Curriculum Studies, Utbildning och demokrati

Since 2014 Member of the editorial board of the upstarting journal: Nordic journal of Studies in educational policy (former: Studies in educational policy and philosophy)

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Wieland Wermke