Tanja Tajmel is Associate Professor at the Centre for Engineering in Society at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada). Since 2020, she holds a Concordia University Research Chair (Tier 2) in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and established the EDI Research Lab. She earned her Doctorate in Didactics of Physics at Humboldt University Berlin (Germany) and holds a Mag. rer. nat. (equiv. M.Sc.) in Physics and Philosophy, Karl-Franzens-University Graz (Austria). From 2017 - 2018, she was a professor at the University of Education Upper Austria. In 2019, Tanja Tajmel was Visiting Professor at University of São Paulo. She has developed methods and materials for teacher trainings that have been implemented in training programs at universities across Europe. To promote and realize the right to science education, she has been leading international projects in Europe (PROMISE – promotion of migrants in science education; Club Lise mentorship program) and the Americas (Decolonizing Light – tracing and countering colonialism in contemporary physics).
Publications at WAXMANN:
The Human Rights-Based Approach to STEM Education
2021, 224 pages, paperback, 34,90 €, ISBN 978-3-8309-4220-7
Prinzipien, Methoden und Beispiele für die Umsetzung
2017, 152 pages, paperback, 24,90 €, ISBN 978-3-8309-3449-3
Approaches to Equal Opportunities in Learning Science
2009, 1. Auflage, 230 pages, paperback, incl. CD-ROM, 29,90 €, ISBN 978-3-8309-1889-9