Ministry of Education and Science
Ivana Radonova graduated primary school pedagogy at the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" and has seven years of work experience in her main professional field. She holds a doctorate degree in pedagogy in the field of higher education, credit accumulation and transfer system and self-regulated learning. She has been part of the Higher Education Directorate of the Ministry of Education and Science since February 2007 and her activities are mainly related to the international dimension of the sector, national legislation, entrepreneurship and the links between the education and the labor market. Ivana Radonova was the national coordinator for the HEInnovate review in Bulgaria and has dealt with the topic since 2013 till present day. She is a member of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU team at the Ministry of Education and Science; Bologna Follow-Up Group (BFUG) and BFUG Board member and Co-chair, Co-chair of the Bologna Implementation Coordinating Group and Co-Chair of the Directors General for Higher Education meeting in the first half of 2018. Ivana is a member of the International Drafting Committee for the preparation of the Paris Communiqué of Ministers of the Bologna Process and chairs the sessions for the adoption of the final text. She was part of the Self-Evaluation Group to evaluate the activities of the European Quality Assurance Register (EQAR) operating in 2020 and 2021 and a member of the Steering Committee for the Internationalisation of Higher Education in the Mediterranean Region Report. Ivana is well experienced in the field of project activities including as a leader of the BG teaching innovation tools in Higher Education project funded by Erasmus+ Program and a project coordinator in different national and international incentives. Ivana has rich experience as a lecturer and speaker on national and international conferences, seminars and meetings. She has a number of scientific publications in specialized pedagogical issues in Bulgarian and English.