Media Educators

Nele Hirsch

Nele Hirsch is a freelance educator focusing on learning and teaching in an increasingly digital world. With her organisation eBildungslabor she advises and supports schools, universities and civil society actors in the design of good education. Her focus is on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), Open Educational Resources (OER), Design Thinking and methods for collaboration and sharing.

Vera Marie Rodewald

Vera Marie Rodewald is a media educator and cultural scientist. At the intersection of media practice and transfer, she researches and tests the creative potential of digital games in science, culture, and pedagogy. In doing so, she turns non-formal educational spaces such as libraries, museums, and youth institutions, as well as schools themselves, into her play ground. She shares her experience from more than ten years of action-oriented media work with children, young people and multipliers in training courses and consultations, experiments with analog and digital methods and develops these further into concepts in a participatory manner with the various target groups.

She is a research assistant at HAW Hamburg, coordinator of the Center for Cultural Education and Mediation Hamburg, initiator of the Creative Gaming Initiative, festival director of the PLAY – Creative Gaming Festival, member of jaf – Verein für medienpädagogische Praxis (Association for Media Education Practice), and spokesperson for the Hamburg regional group of GMK – Gesellschaft für Medienpädagogik und Kommunikationskultur (Professional Association for Media Education, Media Literacy and Communication Culture).

Madeleine Wolf

Madeleine Wolf is managing partner of visionYOU GmbH, the creative agency for digital education, board member of the Bitkom e. V. working group on education policy and appointed member of the BMBF Digital Summit platform “Learning Systems | Digital Competencies” in the section “Education in the Digital Transformation”. She was a jury member of the Smart School Awards 2020/21 as well as 2022/23, since 2022 Female EdTech Fellow (FEF1) Europe. Madeleine studied business economics at DHBW-Stuttgart, worked at Deutsche Bahn AG from 2008 to 2017 and did her master’s degree in sustainable business management at HNE Eberswalde. She has 12 years of experience in consulting.
Current work focus: Transformation processes in the context of digitization in educational institutions, media education / data literacy, education for sustainable development, school development, education in the digital world, concept development and digital learning formats.

Tammo Krüger

Tammo Krüger has been working as a freelancer in northern Germany’s educational landscape for 20 years (consulting, training and projects with school classes; mentoring, prefect and peer project support). “Conflicts”, “social learning” and “participation” are the main topics in his work with daycare centers, schools, companies and social institutions.

Cooperation partners include the among others Hamburg’s educational state agency, the state institute for teacher training and school development, the daycare provider Elbkinder, Leuphana University, iQSH, etc.