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OECD thematic studies: Work-based learning in vocational education and training (VET) - contact the team

 

 

Viktoria Kis - Project Manager of work-based learning in VET 

viktoria.kis@oecd.org  Tel: +33 1 45 24 89 66

Viktoria Kis is a policy analyst and manages the OECD’s project on Work-based Learning in Vocational Education and Training (VET). She has extensive experience of VET policy, having worked on the OECD reviews of upper secondary and postsecondary VET. She is a co-author of the OECD’s two main publications on VET policy: Learning for Jobs and Skills beyond School: Synthesis Report, which synthesise findings and policy messages drawn from reviews conducted between 2007 and 2014 around the world. She is the lead author of individual country reviews of upper secondary and/or postsecondary VET in eight countries. She has also worked on the OECD Survey of Adult Skills and is a co-author of the report Time for the U.S. to Reskill? (2013)Prior to this, she worked on the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education. She holds an MSc in economics from Birkbeck College London, an MSc in educational research methodology from the University of Oxford and a Master’s degree in international affairs from Sciences Po Paris. She is a Hungarian and Vietnamese national.

 

Malgorzata Kuczera - Project Manager of country studies of apprenticeship   
malgorzata.kuczera@oecd.org  Tel: + 33 1 45 24 86 62

Malgorzata Kuczera manages the new OECD country studies of apprenticeship. She is currently working on issues related to apprenticeship policies, such as how to make apprenticeship schemes more attractive to companies and individuals. Prior to this work, she coordinated Basic Skills reviews drawing on evidence from the OECD Survey of Adult Skills. In addition, she reviewed and analysed vocational education and training (VET) both at upper secondary and postsecondary level in many countries around the world. She also worked on issues of equity in education. She is the lead author of the report on basic skills in England: Building Skills for All: A Review of England, Policy Insights from the Survey of Adult Skills, and of many country reviews on vocational education and training. She is a co-author of two comparative reports: Learning for Jobs and Skills Beyond School: Synthesis Report presenting findings and conclusions from the OECD work on VET. Her previous work on equity in education led to the OECD report No More Failures: Ten Steps to Equity in Education of which she is a co-author. She has an MSc in economics from the University of London, a Master’s degree in international administration from Paris I Sorbonne, and a Master’s degree in political science from Jagiellonian University in Poland. Malgorzata is Polish. 

 

Tanja Bastianic - Statistician
tanja.bastianic@oecd.org Tel: +33 1 45 24 16 49

Tanja Bastianic is a statistician working with the vocational education and training and adult learning team. She is mainly working on projects linked to the OECD Survey of Adult Skills and the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Prior to joining OECD, Tanja spent eight years working in the French public sector where she participated in and lead several research projects mainly in the field of health and social care. Tanja holds a Master’s degree in mathematics applied to social sciences from Paris Descartes University and a Master’s in mathematics from Padova University, Italy. Tanja is originally from Croatia and Montenegro, and she speaks Serbo-Croatian, French, English and Italian. 

 

Jennifer Cannon – Project Assistant 
jennifer.cannon@oecd.org  Tel: +33 1 45 24 92 18

Jennifer Cannon has been an assistant in the OECD’s Directorate for Education and Skills since 2003 and is currently working with the vocational education and training and adult learning team. Previously, Jennifer worked as an assistant in the OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI).   Jennifer is of British nationality.

 

Elisa Larrakoetxea - Project Assistant
elisa.larrakoetxea@oecd.org  Tel: +33 1 45 24 99 81

Elisa Larrakoetxea is currently working as an assistant in the vocational education and training and adult learning team. She previously worked on South East Europe in the OECD’s Global Relations Secretariat, where she was responsible for organising meetings related to the Central European Free Trade Agreement. Elisa is Spanish and has a degree in philosophy and educational science. 

 

OECD
Skills Beyond School Division
Directorate for Education and Skills
2 rue André-Pascal
75775 Paris Cedex 16
France

Fax +33 (0) 1 44 30 62 20

Website: www.oecd.org/edu/skills-beyond-school/work-based-learning.htm

 

 

 

 

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Related publications

 

Click the book cover to read, share and embed on your website the publication Skills beyond School: Synthesis Report

 Learning for Jobs

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