Dr. András Benedek CV Print E-mail
Sunday, 15 March 2009 16:26

1974 - acquires engineer's and teacher's diplomas at the Budapest University of Technology,

1985 - acquires education sociologist's diploma at Eötvös Lorand University (Budapest).

From 1976 to 1979 - studies systems analysis on a scholarship and acquires PhD at the Academy of Sciences in Moscow.

1980s - scientific advisor at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He has published approximately 150 papers to date in connection with human resource development issues.

During the 1980s, he was a scientific advisor at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He was the Director of Vocational Training (from 1984 to 1989), then Director General (from 1989 to 1990) at the National Pedagogical Institute.

As its first Director General in 1990, he established the National Institute for Vocational Education.

He was involved in numerous UNESCO and ILO projects.

He continues to participate in the preparation of various World Bank and PHARE projects in the area of human resource development.

Between 1991–1998, as Deputy State Secretary, he was responsible for vocational education and training at the Ministry of Labour, and at the Ministry of Education between 1998–2002.

Between 2003–2006, he was Permanent State Secretary at the Ministry of Youth and Sport, then at the Ministry of Cultural Heritage.

Currently, he is Professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, where he is Director of the Institute of Applied Pedagogy and Psychology.