Dr Eila Heikkilä

I’m Dr Eila Helena Heikkilä an International Contractor and Team Leader with professional experience of more than 20 years in the sector of education and training. I have supported international development organisations and education policy-makers in a number of countries, including Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Saudi Arabia and Ukraine.

  • The most relevant professional experience currently is the Evaluation of International Development Programs. The company has successfully provided evaluations for UNDP, UNESCO, the European Commission DG DEVCO etc.
  • I’ve long-term experience of evaluating the European Commission Programming in education and training for EACEA and the National Agency – so a trusted Quality Partner in Erasmus+.
  • As a Researcher, I provide cross-country studies and analysis of education and training. My specific field of expertise in TVET is the development of quality assurance systems and structures.
  • I’ve worked as a Project Manager in eLearning at CEDEFOP in 2004 – 2006. My career started as a teacher in general and vocational education in Finland.

I have a Degree of Doctor in Education (International) from the University of London completed in 2012. I also have two Master Degrees; Master of Business Administration from the University of Wales in 2005 and Master of Arts from the University of Oulu in 1982.