The “European Office” (EUB) as special department of the Board of Education for Vienna is responsible for international projects and affairs in particular European affairs, which includes initiating, planning and implementing of European Union-funded projects, international contacts to foreign institutions as/like the European Commission, Council of Europe, embassies and cultural institutes and coordinating and documenting Educational Initiatives of the European Union as well as Public Relation.
Over the years, the European Office has gained extensive experience in the initiation, development, implementation, and management of European Union co-financed projects and in many cases with relevant topics such as: youth inclusion, early school leavers, holocaust in education, multilingualism, entrepreneurship education, etc.; both as project partner and Lead Partner as well.
Elisabeth Jencio-Stricker is an expert in special education and has been working for more than 30 years for the Vienna Board of Education in various functions. By now as a diversity manager in the Specialist Department for Inclusion, Diversity and Special Education and responsible for inclusion and integration of pupils with autism. She coordinates all available inclusive measures, provides support for school class settings, gives methodological-didactical advice and gives lectures for teachers at higher education institutions.
Sabrina Haider has been working for almost 20 years for the Vienna Board of Education. Starting as a teacher for children with special educational needs in inclusive classes, followed by working as a mentor for children with ASD and their teachers and finally in a function of educational diagnostic for the competence center for pupils with ASD. She specializes in childhood development, methodological-didactical development, counselling teachers and providing autism-specific seminars and training.
Angelika Schwanda has been working in the educational field with children with special needs for more than 25 years.
At the beginning in kindergarten and after-school care centers and now for more than 13 years for the Vienna Board of Education as a teacher for children with special needs with a focus on autism.
Initially she worked as a teacher for children with special educational needs in inclusive classes and then as a mentor for children with ASD and their teachers and finally in a function of educational diagnostic for the competence center for pupils with ASD.
Her work in the field of autism focuses on the areas of child development, methodological and didactic discussions, teacher advice and further training offers.
Annemarie Pervan has been working at the European Office, Board of Education for Vienna for over two years in various EU funded projects. Annemarie Pervan is responsible for the financial controlling of all Erasmus+ projects, one EaSI and one Horizon 2020 project at the European Office (EUB), Board of Education for Vienna.
In Erasmus+ she has not only managed Key Action 1 or Key Action 2 projects but also Key Action 3 projects. Therefore she has gained extensive experience in the fields of financial controlling and also in project management, especially for Erasmus+ projects.
She has a high school diploma (“Matura”) from the Vienna Business School (upper-secondary business school), as well as a Bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of Vienna. Currently she is finishing her Master’s degree in Political Science and Interdisciplinary East European Studies, as well as finishing her Law degree at the University of Vienna.
Annemarie speaks German, Croatian, English and Spanish.