Short biography

After teaching and research activities at the University of St. Gallen, Franz Eberle became professor for baccalaureate school and business education at the University of Zurich (1999–2019, full professor since 2007). He also held the position of director of the Department of Teacher Education for Baccalaureate Schools at the university’s Institute of Education (2012–2016). He made a significant contribution to firmly establishing teacher training for baccalaureate schools at the university and thus to maintaining its academic character.
 
Franz Eberle conducted research in the area of the upper secondary school education and the transition to university, for example with the EVAMAR II study evaluating the 1995 baccalaureate reform. He also investigated teaching-learning processes in business education, for example with the LINCA leading house for VET Research, which is funded by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. Franz Eberle also serves on various educational bodies, including the Swiss Baccalaureate Commission (since 2013) and the EDK Commission for the Recognition of Teaching Diplomas for Baccalaureate Schools (since 2007, as president since 2017).
 
Franz Eberle has been a member of the Swiss Science Council since 2020.
 
He was born on 20 October 1955 in Flums, and is married with a daughter.

Address
University of Zurich (UZH)
Prof. Franz Eberle
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