Yvo Wüest

Education Minds GmbH

Education Expert, Author and Trainer for Didactic Reduction

Yvo Wüest studied translation and language teaching in Zurich, Salamanca and London and has worked in adult education for over 20 years. At the aeB Schweiz Akademie für Erwachsenenbildung (Switzerland Academy for Adult Education) he worked for several years as a lecturer and course leader in all AdA modules. At Caritas Lucerne he was responsible for the personnel development of intercultural interpreters as head of the education department.

Today, Yvo Wüest works as a specialist lecturer for various education providers and supports educational institutions, course leaders, lecturers and teachers as a trainer and coach in professionalizing their work in adult education.

With his company Education Minds GmbH, which he founded in 2021, he offers services in the areas of Didactic Reduction, eDidactics and Transcultural Competence.

Since May 2022 he has been host of the podcast series “Education Minds – Didactic Reduction and Adult Education” and presents new education minds every week. 




Publications (selection):

Wüest, Y. (2022): Mini-Handbuch didaktische Reduktion. Weinheim: Beltz.

Wüest, Y. (2017): Auf den Punkt. Didaktisch reduziert lehren und präsentieren. Zürich: SPEKTRAmedia.

Wüest, Y./ Zellweger, F. (2018): Strategies to reduce learning content. In: Bachmann, H.: Competence Oriented Teaching and Learning in Higher Education – Essentials. Bern 2018: Hep.


To the overview