Board of Education for Vienna
Dr. Marie Gitschthaler is an educational researcher at the Specialist Department for Inclusion, Diversity and Special Educational Needs at the Board of Education for Vienna since 2019.
She holds a doctoral degree in education and a master’s degree in business education.
For a decade she worked as a researcher and lecturer at the Education Sciences Group at Vienna University of Economics and Business.
Dr. Gitschthaler conducted numerous national and international research projects on the causes of school dropout, the individual and social costs of inadequate education, education policies concerning inequality and good practices in school improvement.
In a current project she is involved in the implementation process of an alternative education program for vulnerable youth in Vienna.