Dr. Alain Michel

Scientific Advisor of European Institute for Education and Social Policy

General Inspector from 1994 to 2010, he has an international experience in education policy, foresight, teachers’ recruitment, training and assessment, and curriculum design. He was a member of the Governing Board of CERI/OECD (1993-2004) and an expert for UNESCO and the European Commission. President of the Board of the EIESP (2004-2011), he was also president of the French National Association of Education Administrators (1999-2002) and he is a member of the editorial board of three journals: European Journal of Education, ‘Administration et éducation’ and ‘Futuribles’. From 1991 to 1994, he was the scientific adviser of the Directorate for evaluation and foresight of the ministry of Education. From 1989 to 1991, he was adviser to the Secretary of State for VET. From 1984 to 1986 he was the director of training of the national social security system. From 1978 to 1984 he was the Deputy Dean of École Nationale d’Administration (ENA). He has published reports, books and articles on education policy and foresight.