Klaus Hebborn

Councillor for Education, Culture and Sports, German Association of Cities, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Cultural Foundation

Born in 1956, married with two children

1975 - 1981    Teacher certification programme at the University of Cologne
                     Studied Sports Science at the German Sport University of Cologne
1980 - 1984    Teacher training and instatement as a school teacher
1984 - 1985    Full-time position at a relief organisation
1985 - 1990    Research associate in the areas of sports and balneology at the German Association of Cities
1991 - 2006    Senior consultant for Schooling and Continuing Education
since 2006      Councillor and section head for Education, Culture and Sports at the German Association of Cities

Other professional activities:
1994 - 2002    Member of the school broadcasting committee at Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
2003              Member of the advisory panel to develop the WDR science programme “Planet Wissen” (Planet Knowledge)
since 1990     Author and editor of reference books and commentaries on educational policy and school legislation; lecturer at municipal academic institutes