Alexandre D. Freire

Alexandre D. Freire

Dr./ Programme Director

DPP

is Senior lecturer at the Graduate Institute and Director of the Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP).

Areas of expertise

Educational transformations with a special focus on skills development, internationalization of education, social inequalities, education employment relations, educational choices and dropouts in emerging countries such as Vietnam and Indonesia

Short profile

Dr. Dormeier Freire is Senior lecturer at the Graduate Institute and Director of the Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (DPP). Dr Dormeier Freire earned a PhD in Development Studies at the University of Geneva. As a sociologist, he is mainly working on educational transformations with a special focus on skills development, internationalization of education, social inequalities, education employment relations, educational choices and dropouts in emerging countries such as Vietnam and Indonesia.

He is currently working on family role in educational and training choices in Southeast Asia and on dropouts school returnees. His fields of expertise are: Methods in social sciences; Governance, decentralization, state-society relations (Indonesia, Vietnam); Knowledge society, internationalization of higher education, skills development and social inequalities (Vietnam, Indonesia). He teaches mainly on Methods, Research Design, Governance and Internationalization of education. Dr. Dormeier Freire is a member and former scientific collaborator of the Working Group for International Cooperation in Skills Development and NORRAG (Network for Policy Research, Review and Advice on Education and Training). He is a scientific board member of IRED (Institute for Research on Educational Development, Vietnam).