Nominated By: prof. Lubor Fisera, Chairman
Nominee Application Form: Part A
Title: Professor
Family Names(s): Pol
Mailing Address: Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Educational Sciences, A. Novaka 1
Country: Czech Republic
Office Telephone: +420-549 496 135
Office Fax: +420-603 327 929
Nationality/Citizenship: Czech
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 21-04-1961
Current Position: Professor of Education, Chair of the Department od Educational Sciences
Current Employer: Masaryk University
Please indicate your fluency levels in various languages (Comma Separated)
Fluent in Reading: RUSSIAN,ENGLISH
Fluent in Writing: RUSSIAN,ENGLISH
Fluent in Speaking: RUSSIAN,ENGLISH
Academic Qualifications and Training
1. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: Ph.D. in Education, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ, 1993
2. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: Associate Professor of Education, Palacky University, Olomouc, CZ, 2000
3. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: Professor of Education , Masaryk University, Brno, CZ, 2009
4. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: M.A. in Education, Russian Language and Literature, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ, 1988
Nominee Application Form: Part B
  • Institutional quality assurance reviews / audits
  • Program reviews / accreditations
  • Internal QA of institutions
  • External review of institutions
  • Institutional assessment
  • Institutional quality audits
  • Institutional accreditation
  • Student feedback and surveys
  • Research assessment
Examples of Experience: National & International Consultations / Audit / Review
1. Brief Description: Programme reviews, HE institution reviews in the tertiary education sector in Slovakia
Institution/City/Country: Member of the Accreditation Commission, Slovakia
Date: since 2010 onwards
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
  • Programme Review / Accreditation
2. Brief Description: Programme reviews, HE institution reviews in the tertiary sector in the Czech Republic
Institution/City/Country: Member of Working Group of Accreditation Commission (focus of Education, Psychology, Kinanthropology), Czech Republic
Date: 1999-2010
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
  • Programme Review / Accreditation
3. Brief Description: Coordinator of Czech participation in the projects focused on development of tertiary education in Uzbekistan (TEMPUS projects)
Institution/City/Country: University of Grenoble - University of Malaga - Masaryk University - HE institutions in Uzbekistan
Date: 2005-2008
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
4. Brief Description: Lecturing on Educational Evaluation
Institution/City/Country: Masaryk University
Date: since 1997 onwards
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
  • Programme Review / Accreditation
Nominee Application Form: Part C
Please write a professional profile of 500 words.
Professional Summary Description: Milan Pol is Professor of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Sciences, Masaryk University, Brno, the Czech Republic. He has managerial experience at the level of the faculty (as Vice-dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, in 2007-2008 and 2010-2011, responsible for the enrolment process and development of study programmes ). He lectures on educational evaluation, educational leadership and general education. In 2009-2011 he was visiting professor at the Comenius University, Faculty of Education, Bratislava, Slovakia.
His research interest includes management, leadership and governance of educational institutions (recent projects focused on culture of educational institutions, professional path of educational leaders, self-evaluation in educational institutions, and processes of organizational learning and workplace learning processes in educational institutions). He is author or co-author of eight books and a number of texts published nationally and internationally. His focus within educational development is on management, leadership and governance of educational institutions, educational evaluation, and education for democratic citizenship (school development, self-evaluation processes, evidence-based policy making, leadership development, school-community relations, and more). He has rich national and international experience in this field, having been actively involved in a number of education development projects, mainly in the countries of Central, Eastern, Southern and partly Western Europe, since early 1990s.
For a number of years he has been involved in the processes of evaluation of higher education institutions and its study programmes in the Czech Republic (as permanent expert group member of the Czech Accreditation Commission, 1999-2010), and in the Slovak tertiary education sector (since 2010, as foreign member of the Slovak Accreditation Commission). He was involved as expert in several tertiary education development projects in the Czech Republic (such as Qualification Frameworks Development in Higher Education, and more). He was also involved in projects focusing on the quality development of tertiary institutions in Uzbekistan within the Tempus Projects Framework in 2005-2008. His international experience includes active involvement in the ENIRDELM network (chairman in 2004-2005, board member in 2003-2008), ASEM Education and Research University Hub for Lifelong Learning (Network 2, Workplace Learning), co-operating closely with a number of university partners from South East Asia (Thailand, China, Malaysia, Vietnam) and other countries.
Since 2010, Milan Pol has also been involved in research assessment activities as Vice-chair of the expert panel of the Czech Science Foundation (panel of Education, Psychology and Kinathropology). He is Editor-in-Chief of the semiannual peer-reviewed scientific journal Studia paedagogica (

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