Natascha J. TASLIMI is the General Manager for Elementary Education at the Institute for Elementary and Primary Education – University College of Teacher Education Vienna. She teaches in all degree programmes in elementary education and her research focus is on educational equity and diversity management. Since 2021 she has been a member of the voXmi team and responsible
for voXmi Elementary Education. She is also a volunteer for NeBÖ-Netzwerk elementare Bildung Österreich (Network Elementary Education Austria) and works to improve the working conditions of elementary teachers and more educational equity for children.
Ursula Maurič is a teacher educator at the Department of Continuing Qualifications and Educational Cooperation at the PH Wien. Her research and teaching focus on global aspects of the teaching profession, especially multilingualism and global citizenship education. Since 2013, she has been a network coordinator in voXmi, a nationwide network for strengthening multilingualism in educational institutions of all kinds in a holistic development approach.
Jutta Majcen is a sociologist and vocational school teacher and currently works as a professor at the University of Education in Vienna in the Department of Educational Science and Reflective Practice and at the University of Vienna in the field of teacher training and interdisciplinary practice research. In addition, she has a teaching assignment at the University of applied sciences Campus Vienna (teaching and learning research, methodological conception of teaching).
Monika Ude is an Early Childcare teacher and currently working in a kindergarten in Vienna. She is the vice director of the kindergarten and works with children from the ages of one up to six years. Part of her job requires her to prepare children for school and their continuing educational career. She is also part of the first “Bildungsgrätzl” of Vienna, a cooperation of schools and a kindergarten, to guide children in their immediate surroundings on
their way through educational institutions. She studies “Accompaniment in the system of Early Child Education”, ending with a “Master of Science” degree, at the University College of Teacher Education in Lower Austria. She volunteers to support NeBÖ –
Network of Elementary Education Austria, to improve working conditions of elementary teachers and educational equity for
Gabriele Bäck is the Managing Director of the Charlotte Bühler Institute for practice oriented research on young children; Freelance work as an author and lecturer in the field of elementary education with a focus on: early language education, pedagogical quality, didactics of early education.