Dr. Herbert Lutz has been Director of the Berufsschule zur individuellen Lernförderung Abensberg, a school in Bavaria. His background is in Electrical Engineering and industry and he also trained as a teacher. He has also assisted in two projects of the European Commission's SOCRATES programme. He was co-author for Politeia of Comparing Standards: Academic and Vocational, 16-19 Year Olds. The Report of the Politeia Education Commission (2002).