Marlis Tepe

Marlis Tepe is Vice President of Education International (Europe) and has been president of Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (GEW) and its 280.000 members since 2013. Before that she worked as a primary and secondary school teacher in the Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein. From 1995 through 2013 she was voluntary member of the state association’s GEW executive board and from 2006 through 2013 chairperson of the main staff council in Schleswig-Holstein. She is committed to inclusive teaching and practiced it since 1989. For more than 30 years she represented the GEW branch of Schleswig-Holstein in the GEW National Women’s Committee.

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