Mgr. Irena Hošková

Irena Hoskova is a Deputy head of the professional and career development department with the National Institute for Further Education (NIDV). For twenty years, she worked as a teacher. Co-author of the Framework Education Programmes and project supervisor for the Ministry of Education projects Keys to Life and K2 – Quality and Competitiveness in Non-formal Education that were designed for teacher learning and NGO staff training. Co-author of papers on leisure education, personal skills portfolio or tools for corporate quality management. A member of an expert group set up by the EU Commission that discussed recognition of non-formal education. In addition to teacher learning, she focuses on giftedness issues as part of the support system for gifted children, member of the Youth Board and the Intersectoral Working Group for Gifted Children under the Ministry of Education.