Amalia Zurkirchen

Amalia Zurkirchen

"Even in times of rapid change, vocational education and training must be taken care of by all actors - for young people and the economy."

Work experience

- Head of Training, Member of Executive Board, Swiss Commercial Employees Association (KFMW) since 2015

- Head of Training and Counselling and Deputy Managing Director, SAH Zurich

- Head of Training and Counselling Division

- Pedagogical assistant

- Course instructor

Education

MAS in Adult and Professional Education, University of Teacher Education, Lucerne

CAS in Economics, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Northwestern Switzerland

Competence Assessment and Career Counselling, Zurich

Tertiary-level professional qualification in adult education, awarded by

professional education institution in Lucerne

Teaching experience

Courses for job-seekers, mostly persons who are unaccustomed to studying

Mandates/Memberships

Vice-President of the Swiss Conference of Federal Professional Examinations (Dualstark)

Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Association for Adult Learning (SVEB)

President of the Swiss Association for Vocational Education and Training in Commerce (IGKG)

Member of the boards of various organisations sponsoring federal professional examinations

Member of the Board of Directors of KV Bildungsgruppe Schweiz AG

Member of the Board of Directors of edupool.ch