Personal Details: Gautschi, Peter

Gautschi Peter

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Peter Gautschi, Dr. phil. (*1959), Professor für Geschichtsdidaktik, Leiter des Zentrums Geschichtsdidaktik und Erinnerungskulturen der PH Luzern. Unterricht auf allen Volksschulstufen. Seit 1989 in der Lehrerbildung, u.a. als Leiter Ausbildung der PH Aargau. Mitarbeit in Kommissionen, u.a. seit 2006 im Wissenschaftlichen Ausschuss des Georg Eckert-Instituts in Braunschweig. Mitherausgeber von geschichtsdidaktischen Reihen im Wochenschau Verlag. Regelmässig Publikationen, verschiedene Auszeichnungen.

Peter Gautschi, PhD (*1959), Professor for Teaching and Learning History at the University of Teacher Education Lucerne; Honorary Professor at the University of Teacher Education Freiburg / Germany; Head of the Centre for Teaching and Learning History and Remembering the Past. Main Focus of Research: Teaching and Learning History in Classes; History Text Books and Media; Teaching the 20th Century. Peter Gautschi also was Vice Rector at the University of Teacher Education Nord-Western Switzerland.

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