Julia Gorges

Educational researcher, Bielefeld University

Julia Gorges is an educational researcher at Bielefeld University, Germany, and has been a fellow of the first cohort of the international College of Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER) from 2013 to 2016. Her primary research aims at understanding motivation to learn from a life course perspective, thereby linking educational psychology and adult and further education research. She is also interested in teacher professional development and currently holds a post-doctoral position as an operational manager within BiProfessional, a third-party funded research projects across nine faculties to improve teacher education in Bielefeld.