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Sjoerd Karsten

Sjoerd Karsten

Sjoerd Karsten is Professor on Educational Policy and Administration of Vocational and Adult Education at the University of Amsterdam.

His research centres on vocational education, students at risk, ethnic segregation and parental choice. He received grants from several national and international agencies (e.g. European Union and OECD). He has published in journals such as Comparative Education Review, Comparative Education, Compare, Education and Urban Society, and Educational Policy, on school-based management, choice and ethnic segregation, and comparative educational policy. He co-edited the volumes Education in East Central Europe: educational changes after the fall of communism and From Intensified Work to Professional Development.

Recent publications