Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Aune Valk

Born
22 March 1972 in Tallinn

Education:
2004–2004 Clark University (USA), postdoctoral studies
2004–2004 University of Sussex (UK), postdoctoral studies
1997–2001 University of Tartu, doctoral studies in psychology
1994–1997 University of Tartu, (research) master’s studies in psychology
1990–1994 University of Tartu, bachelor’s studies in psychology

Academic degree:
PhD in psychology, 2001

Professional career:
2014–2018 Ministry of Education and Research, Analysis Department, Head
2010–2014 Ministry of Education and Research, Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), coordinator
2012–2014 Tallinn University, Senior Research Fellow
2008–2012 Estonian Literary Museum, Research Fellow
2006–2009 University of Tartu, Lifelong Learning Centre, Head
2004–2005 University of Tartu, Office of Academic Affairs, Head
2001–2004 University of Tartu, Director of Open University
1999–2001 University of Tartu, Assistant to Vice Rector
1997–1998 University of Tartu, Department of Psychology, Extraordinary Research Fellow
1994–1997 University of Tartu, Department of Psychology, Assistant

Main fields of research:
Educational sciences: adult education and adult competencies
Cross-cultural psychology: identity and ethnic relationships

Supervised dissertations:
two research master’s theses, four master’s theses

Research-administrative and other duties:
2016−2020 Representative of Estonia at OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI)
2015−2018 Representative of Estonia in OECD Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)
2000−... Member of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP)
1997−... Member of the Estonian Union of Psychologists, Chair in 2001−2003
2003−2007 Chair/member of the Council of the Estonian e-University
2001−2004 Chair of the Regional Development Council of the University of Tartu

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