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Aistė Jotautytė

Researcher

Email: Aistė

 

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Labour market, education, social policy research and evaluation. Extensive work with both national authorities and EU institutions. Substantial experience with qualitative methods.

Expertise

 

Aistė has a Master’s degree in International Security from the University of Warwick. Her educational background in theories of International Relations has equipped her to employ conceptual frameworks and carry out critical analyses of complex questions and ideas.

The majority of Aistė’s research and evaluation experience focus on the labour market (future of work, unemployment policies), education (continuous professional development, skills management, life long learning) and social policy (social integration policies) fields. She is specifically proficient in qualitative research methods (e.g. conducting case study analysis or interviews) and has experience with quantitative methods (such as survey design and analysis). Aistė is fluent in both Lithuanian and English, has basic knowledge of Russian.

Experience 

 

Policy research and evaluation
European institutions,  since 2017

Selected projects:

  • Study for the evaluation of the Portability Regulation.
  • A study for feasibility assessment and piloting of a (self-) assessment tool on skills management practices in SME’s.
  • EU and ILO: Shaping the Future of Work.
  • Case studies on Innovative Practices for Continuous Professional Development in Higher Education.
  • Study to support impact assessment on SIA of European Institute of Innovation and Technology.
National governments, since 2018

Selected projects:

  • Technical Assistance to the Managing Authority on Implementation of EU Cohesion Policy.
  • Strengthening evaluation capacities of EU Structural funds.
  • Interim evaluation of EU Structural and Investment funds for 2014-2020 in Lithuania.

 

Other experience 

 

Research and analysis,  since 2016 Experience gained through a research assistant-ship at the University of Warwick, Department of Politics and International Studies. Main responsibilities included:

  • Qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Data analysis.
  • Preparation of reports.

 

 Selected works:

 

Selected reports

 

 

Education

 

MA International Security, University of Warwick.

BA Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick.