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CURRICULUM VITAE

1. Family name:                 Kalous

2. First names:                   Jaroslav

3. Date of birth:                  15 May 1949

4. Nationality:                    Czech

5. Civil status:                    Divorced

 

6. Education

Institution from – to

Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:

Charles University, Prague 1992-1996

PhD Education, doctor theses "Education policy and its actors in democratic society"

Canadian Bureau for International Education, awarded 1991

Certificate, Management of Change

Charles University, Prague 1967-1972

MA Theoretical Cybernetics

 

7. Language skills: (indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 – excellent, 5 - basic)

Language

Reading

Speaking

Writing

Czech

1

1

1

English

1

1

1

French

1

2

3

Russian

1

1

2

 

8. Membership of professional bodies:

IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook Panel of Experts

INEI – International Network for Educational Improvement, Hong Kong

ENIRDELM – European Network for Innovations, Research and Development of Educational Leadership and Management

Managing Global Transitions. International Research Journal (Editorial Board)

Czech Association of the Club of Rome (Board)

Czech Association of Educational Research

 

9. Other skills:  Computer literacy, mathematical statistics, research and teaching

 

10. Present position:  International Consultant, Associate Professor of Education at the Charles University, Prague

 

11. Years of professional experience: 30 years

 

12. Key Qualifications:

 

·         15 years of cooperation with ETF on different aspect of HRD in different countries

·         18 years of experience in conducting education monitoring and evaluations (Albania, BiH, Czech Rep., Latvia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine)

·         30 years of professional experience in different areas of public education sector - from research and teaching to service in administration and policy advice on national (Adviser to Minister of Education CR) and international level (Deputy Director for Education, Culture and Sport, Council of Europe)

·         Thorough understanding of challenges of HRD (regular participation in different evaluation teams – work for EC, OECD, ETF, WB etc.)

·         Knowledge of EC procedures and evaluation methodology, proven record of conducing complex analyses and comparative studies

·         International trainer on education policy reform, such as course organized by the World Bank Institute for civil servants from the Former Soviet Union countries or training of Ministers of Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina

·         Author of about one hundred publications on education, for example chief editor of three volumes Educational Policy

 

13. Specific experience (in Non-EU-member-countries):

Country

Date from – Date to

 

Turkmenistan

2011-2012

Ukraine

2006-2008

Belorussia

2008

Bosnia and Herzegovina

2004-2005

Western Balkan

2003-2004

Albania

2002-2003

Latvia

2000-2001

 

 

14. Professional experience:

 

Date:

Location:

Company:

Position:

Description:

2000-to date

Czech Rep.

Charles University

Associate Professor

Department of Public and Social Policy and Centre for Educational Management.

Research on public policy, lectures on education policy and management.

2013

Czech Rep.

EC (WYG)

Short Term Senior Expert

Further Improvement of the Quality and Relevance of Professional Education System - Turkmenistan

2012 - 2013

Czech Rep.

EC (IBF)

Quality Controller

Evaluation of  EU Assistance to European Humanities University

2011 - 2012

Turkmenistan

EC (IBF)

Expert in Education Reform Management

Project „Support to Modernisation of the Education System in Turkmenistan“. Responsible for comparative analysis of education, strategy development, capacity building and Quality Assurance

2011

Czech Rep.

EC (PPMI Lithuania)

Expert in Education and Economics

Project „Financing training in Europe“

2010

Czech Rep.

EC (PPMI Lithuania)

Expert in Programme Evaluation

Interim evaluation of the Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-2009

2009 -2010

Czech Rep.

ETF (IBF)

Expert in Education and Economics

“National economic competitiveness and education policies and strategies in selected EU and ETF partner countries” (Ireland, Finland, Czech Rep., Ukraine, Armenia, Egypt)

2008- 2009

Czech Rep.

Ministry of Education CR

Member of Expert Group

Evaluation of National Programme of Education CR and preparation of new education strategy

2007 – 2008

Ukraine

EC/WB (ECORYS)

Expert in Education Governance

Joint- World Bank –EC Initiative on the Development of Human Capital for Economic Growth, Competitiveness and Innovation in Ukraine. Responsible for writing thematic paper on education policy and governance in Ukraine. Annex 7 in http://download.ecorys.com/fuu/downloads/WB-EC_Initiative_Final_Report_ev.pdf

 

2008

Ukraine

MoFA CR

Education Specialist

Series of workshops “European alternative for Eastern Ukraine”

2008

Belarussia

MoFA CR

Education Specialist

Series of workshops “European alternative for Belorussia”

2008

Ukraine

World Bank Institute

Trainer

“Education Policy Reform: Regional Responses to Global Challenges”. Course for civil servants from Former Soviet Union

2006-2007

Ukraine

EC (Cambridge Education)

Long-term Teacher Development Expert

Civic Education in Ukraine with the Ministry of Education and Science. Responsible for evaluation of state-of-art, recommendations, assistance in development of new handbooks and  introduction of training in civic education at Pedagogical Universities and In-service Teacher Training Institutions http://www.civiced.org.ua/eng/index.php

 

2004-2005

Bosnia and

Herzegovina

EC (IBF and British Council)

Public Administration Expert

Functional Review of Public Administration of Education Sector: Thorough and comprehensive analysis of public education system in particular its rationalisation and the re-organisation of functional competences according the EU best practices. Structural review of in total 23 educational institutions including ministries, pedagogical institutes. Chief editor of the report (450 pp.) with recommendations on policy measures and on main areas of education governance and finance

http://www.europa.ba/files/docs/publications/en/FunctRew/education/eng0FinalReport.pdf

 

2004

Czech Rep.

UNDP

Contributor

Millennium Development Goals: Reducing Poverty and Social Exclusion Report. Responsible for setting the proposal of Education Goals for the Ministry of Education CR. http://www.ceses.cuni.cz/CESES-34-version1-mdgr_cr_eng_part1.pdf

 

2003- 2004

Western Balkans

EC (Arcadis)

Team Leader

Project “Public Administration Reform Capacity-Building in the SAP Countries”. Feasibility Study on SHEPAR - School for Higher Education on Public Administration Reform. Evaluation of public administration reforms in four countries, complete proposal for a new regional institution. http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/37/5/37969472.pdf.

2003

Czech Rep.

UNDP

Contributor

Human Development Report: The Czech Republic 2003

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/nationalreports/europethecis/czechrepublic/Czech_Republic_2003_en.pdf.

2002- 2003

Albania

ETF

Head of Publication Team

Elaboration of comprehensive education reform strategy for Albanian VET. Evaluation of recent progress in VET policy development including in-depth review of 6 key areas: legislation, governance, financing, curriculum, teacher training, social partnership. Operational conclusions and recommendations for policy-makers http://www.aeneaswarm.org/downloads/UNPAVocationalTrainingAlbania.pdf

2001

Latvia

ETF (FTP International)

Evaluation Expert

Final evaluation of the EU Phare programme VET 2000 including institutional audit, reorganisation and training for the staff of MOES

2000

Latvia

ETF (FTP International)

Team Leader

Final evaluation of two EU Phare programmes (Higher Vocational Education and Training in Latvia and Business Education Reform in Latvia)

 

1999- 2000

Czech Rep.

EC (DHV CR)

Team Leader

Development of National Strategy of Human Resource Development in the CR. Coordination of team of 15 experts. In depth review of the sector of human resources development in the country

 

1997-1999

France

Council of Europe

Deputy Director for Education, Culture and Sport

Managed about 30 multilateral and bilateral projects around Europe especially in the new member countries – Central and Eastern Europe. Financial management, supervision of 140 subordinates; Meetings and negotiations on intergovernmental co-operation with governmental representatives all over the Europe (Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Ambassadors etc). Daily chairing of multinational committees of experts.

1997

Czech Rep.

EC

Team Leader

Management Training in Education with a University Degree. Feasibility study. Founder of 6-semesters university course entitled "Educational Management" tailored to needs of top education administration staff from MOE, Inspectorate, School District Offices and principals of primary and secondary schools.

1996-1999

Czech Rep.

IEA

National Team Leader

IEA Civic Education Project: international comparative research across 24 countries

http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/17/9f/8f.pdf

1996-1997

Czech Rep.

ETF (DHV CR)

National Team Leader

Monitoring and evaluation of VET reform strategy. Coordination of 50 people working in 7 groups covering all aspects of VET reform resulting in publication with P. Grootings “From Pilot Schools to Reform Strategy” http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/15/95/50.pdf

1995-1996

Czech Rep.

OECD

Contributor

OECD Reviews of National Policies for Education: Czech Republic

1993-1994

Czech Rep.

EC (DHV CR)

Team Leader

“Renewal of Education System of Czech Republic”. Analytical evaluation study with recommendations.

1992-1997

Czech Rep.

Institute for Research and Development of Education

Director and Associate Professor

Financial management of semi-independent university institute. Supervision of 30 staff members. Fund-raising, planning and management of many projects. Different international co-operations, frequent travel around Europe, 8 times USA. Moderator of regular Round Tables on »Hot issues of educational policy” with participation of all different education stakeholders, experts, politicians and media for five years.

1991-1992

Czech Rep.

Hobéon

Expert

Dutch MOE sponsored project to assist Czech MOE to strengthen its capacity. Analysis and recommendations concerning educational administration.

 

1990-1992

Czech Rep.

Ministry of Education CR

Adviser of Minister

Prepared the documentation and budget (10 MECU) for the first EU Phare assistance to the Czechoslovak education – programme »Renewal of Education System”. Analysis, priority setting, budgeting.

 

1989-1990

Czech Rep.

Civic Forum Education Committee

Chairman

One of 15 members Board of Civic Forum – the key political body of the transitional phase. Co-ordination of some fifty new educational initiatives. Negotiation and facilitation of dialog between them and old regime staff of MOE. Preparation and implementation of educational reforms after Velvet Revolution CR

15. Other relevant information: About 100 professional publications

Kontakt

Jaroslav Kalous jaroslav.kalous@gmail.com