Dr. Claude Scheuer works as a research scientist at the Institute for Teaching and Learning within the Department of Education and Social Work (DESW) and teaches in the primary school teacher education (BScE: Bachelor of Educational Sciences), having previously worked as a Physical Education teacher in primary and secondary school for 13 years. Since the winter semester 2019/20, he has been the study director of the new certificate Physical Activity and Physical Education in formal and non-formal educational settings. His research focuses on basic motor competencies of children and adolescents and on active schools. In 2017, he completed his PhD in educational sciences on the topic of Basic Motor Competencies. He is member of the board of the Luxembourgish teacher association (APEP; Association des Professeurs d’Éducation Physique) and since 2011 the president of EUPEA (European Physical Education Association), the umbrella organization for more than 30 European Physical Education teacher associations.
In addition, he is the Vice-Delegate for Luxembourg for FIEP-Europe (Fédération Internationale de l’Éducation Physique) and he acted as an Executive Board Member in ICSSPE (International Council of School Sports and Physical Education) from 2013 until 2020. Since 2015, he has also been the president of CEREPS (Conseil Européen de Recherche en Éducation Physique et Sportive), a European council for research in Physical Education based in Luxembourg, which he founded together with Prof. Dr. Roland Naul.