Ewa Chmielecka

Ewa Chmielecka is a Professor at Warsaw School of Economics and former expert at the Educational Research Institute (IBE).  She has extensive national and international research experience in the public policy of educational systems, particularly concerning lifelong learning, qualifications frameworks and quality assurance. Her international research experiences are illustrated by the list of some 100 publications in these fields, as well as her leadership or membership in numerous international research projects and expert groups. She represents Poland in the European Commission’s EQF Advisory Group (since 2008). She is a leader of the AG working team on levelled qualifications (including VET) horizontal comparison. She was a co-author of the level descriptors of the Polish Qualifications Framework. She also has been serving on the Croatian, Hungarian and Slovakian Referencing Teams, Twinning project for Macedonia, NQF-IN Erasmus+ project and the others. She was a member and the chair of the Polish Bologna Experts Team (2006 – 2013) as well as a member of the Polish Universities Accreditation Commission (2012 – 2015). She was awarded the title “Authority of the Year” by the Students’ Parliament of the Republic of Poland in 2009 and the Medal of KEN in 2016.