Petra Fridrichova is currently a researcher of the Educational Research Center, Faculty of Education UMB. She was general director of National Institute of Education. She is expert for theoretical and practical questions of ethical education in national context; experienced teacher of initial teacher education and lifelong education; in her object of interest is also curricular reform and questions concerning the transversal competences. She is involved in network for EQF in Slovakia. Her most important projects are: Innovation of educational practice in ethical education, Implementation of new curricular reform at elementary school in Slovak republic, and Development of the professional competences of teachers of pre-primary, elementary and secondary education in the context of increasing success of elementary education system reforms. She is author or co-author: papers indexed and registered in WoS, 7 monographs and 10 papers published in Slovakia and abroad.