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Work experience

2012 - Present

Expert

Latvian Council of Higher Education

Higher education policy analyses​​

2013 - Present

Head of the Study Programme

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare

1977 - Present

Junior researcher, Researcher, senior researcher

Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Latvia , Kalpaka bulv. 4, Riga, LV 1050, LATVIA

Sociological research , education and welfare policy analyses , publications​​

2000 - 2016

Advisor

Latvian Education and science employees’ Trade Union

Education policy analyses, comparative education policy, international relations, international comparative research on social aspects of education​​

2003 - 2013

Reader

Liepaja University , Latvia

Teaching sociology , social problems, history of sociology, methods, supervision of students' Thesis​​

1999 - 2003

Visiting lecturer

Riga Stradins University , Latvia

Teaching educational sociology, family sociology, demography, family policy​​

1997 - 2000

Head of Eurydice Unit, civil servant

Ministry of Education and Science , Valnu iela 2, Riga, LV 1050, LATVIA

Education policy research, comparative educational policy analyses , report writing​​

1995

Visiting Professor

Duke University, NC, USA

Teaching, supervision of students' works​​

Present

Acting Assistant

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Welfare and Social Work

Education and training

1971 - 1976

Diploma in Philosophy and Sociology, adequate to M.A,

State University of Latvia

1983 - 1988

Doctoral studies

Inst.of Sociology, Academy of Sciences, USSR

Sociology, family policy, statistics, demography

2000

Master of Arts

Academy of Culture

Art theory

2009 - 2012

Doctoral studies

Riga Stradins University

Sociology, social policy

Achievements

Conferences

 

 

(2016) 6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society, Health, Welfare", Riga, November

(2016) Nordic research conference "Ruralities", Akureyri, (2 papers), Iceland, May

(2016) "Participation and Citizenship", Ministry of Interior Affairs, September

(2016) Citizenship and attitudes towards migrants, NGO Forum, Riga, June

(2016) Latvian Diaspora conference, presentation of research results, Riga, July

(2016) Student centred learning and it's implementation in quality assurance, Alcala University, Spain, March

(2016) seminar "Combating female genital mutilation and other harmful practices", London, April

(2015) Conference of Ministers of Higher Education (EI delegation), Erevan, May

(2015) Risks of social exclusion for children left behind – case of Latvia, Marburg, Baltic studies conference, September

(2015) Internat. Conference Initiatives Towards Political, Economic and Social Development of Europe, Kaunas Technology University

(2014) Supportive environment for the Academic personnel – gender analyses, Liepaja university conference.

(2014) Gender Equality perceptions in Latvia, Riga Stradins University

(2013) Alcohol use among adolescents and risks of violent behaviour, Nordic Youth research Conference, Tallinn

(2013) European Sociology Conference, Turin.

(2012) Conference of Ministers of Higher Education, Bucharest (EI delegation)

(2012) Patterns of Health Behaviour of Vocational Education Students in Latvia", internat. conf. Youth in Latvia, Europe, Globe: Opportunities and Risks", June 1-2, Riga.

(2011) presentation and paper "Linking technical and vocational education and training and adult learning to employment". Panel 2 "Key policy initiatives and capacity building of gender mainstreaming: focus on education and training, at UN General Assembly on Commission on the Status of women, New York, February 23, 2011.

(2011) Presentation on good practice on stress reduction activities in teaching profession. International conference The cause of stress for teachers, its effects, and suggested approaches to reduce it, Berlin, November 17-18. (ETUCE in collaboration with OHSA and WHO).

(2011) paper Risk of Social Exclusion After Leaving Out of-Family Institutional Care, at 5th International Sociology Conference, Athens, May 9-11.

(2011) leading a workshop "Nonformal learning of youth from residential care - a push towards new education and life trajectories" at the European Conference "Framework, Quality, and Impact of Young Europeans' Learning Mobility", Budapest, May-11-13.

(2011) paper at the Panel, ESU International Conference, Tallinn, May 2-4.

(2011) paper at the International conference at Riga Stradins University, April 17.

(2011) paper "Gender Equality in education?"; moderator of the working group "Aging and Teaching Profession"; reporting on working group "Teaching competencies; participation in the working group "Girls and women's education" EI 1st World Women' Conference "On the Move for Equality", Bangkok, January 19-23 (Thailand),

(2010) paper "UNESCO Recommendation on Higher education personnel – results in Latvia", EI World conference on Higher Education and Research, Vancouver, September 10-12 (Canada) (included a gender perspective)

(2010) paper on Mapping as a research method in researching social inclusion, conference Society and Culture, Liepaja University

(2011) „Glass ceiling or Gender Scissors in higher education in Latvia", GEW conference "Work-Life Balance and Gender Specific Career Patterns in Higher Education and Research", Berlin, June.

(2009) Gender equity in the academic community in the Baltic countries, Project workshop "Work-Life Balance and Gender Specific Career Patterns in Higher Education and Research", Project meeting, Stockholm, September 28-29.

(2009) leading workshops at ETUCE seminar Gender equality within teacher trade unions' structures

and in the teaching profession, May 25-26.

(2009) ETUCE Project final conference Gender equality within teacher trade unions' structures and in the teaching profession, Rome, October

(2008) „Women in higher education in Latvia", paper for a GEW conference "Work-Life Balance and Gender Specific Career Patterns in Higher Education and Research", Kassel, December.

(2002 – 2012) Regular conferences, workshops and workshops on Gender equality within teacher trade unions' structures and in the teaching profession, organized by ETUCE (European Trade Union Committee on Education) Women's Committee

(2009) paper on Trends education in Latvia during the economical crises, 5th ETUCE/ETUI High level seminar Social Dialogue in education in a Crises Environment, Dubrovnik, September 25-26.

(2009) Youth Unemployment in the Baltic countries; In Conference of the Ebert Foundation "Employment problems in the Baltic countries", Berlin, March 8.

(2009) final conference on project of the PROGESS Programme "Social inclusion of youth after residential care", paper, development of methodology, Brussels (Belgium)

(2009) workshop on Social inclusion of youth after residential care, paper, development of methodology, Milano (Italy)

(2008) Expert meeting on youth policy issues, European Commission, May

 

Supervised study programme

Rīga Stradiņš University, Professional Master, Full-time studies, Social Work with Children and Youth

Rīga Stradiņš University, Master, Full-time studies, ERASMUS study programma for Social work

Rīga Stradiņš University, Master, Full-time studies, ERASMUS study programma for Social work

Rīga Stradiņš University, Master, Full-time studies, ERASMUS study programma for Social work

Rīga Stradiņš University, Master, Full-time studies, ERASMUS study programma for Social work

Lectured study course

Demographics and family policy

Development of the Masters work

Family Policy

Master Thesis

Social Psychology

Social Work at Macro-Level / in Local Community

Social Work Practice in Municipalities

Social Work Research Methodology

Social Work with Family

Sociological Theories in Social Work

Memberships

 

2014-15 EC working groups on Transversal skills, ICT in Education, School policy, delegated by ETUCE

Since 2015 WG1 on monitoring higher education, European Commission (delegated by European Trade Union Committee on Education (ETUCE)

Since 2004 ​National expert, Advisory Committee on Vocational education, European Commission (ACVT)

Since 2006 Ministerial working group (Ministry of Education and Science) on national position in research and innovations for the EU Ministerial Council meetings

2006-2016 Accreditation Committee on Vocational education and training (status of civil servant)

2009-2014 Member of National Tripartite Sub-Council on VET (PINTSA)

2005-2009 Governing Board member, CEDEFOP

2003 – 2010 Nominated Observer, Ministerial management meetings (Ministry of Education and Science)

2000 - 2014 National correspondent for the Youth Research, Council of Europe (PEYR)

2007 - 2009 National correspondent on Youth Policy (EKCYP Network), Council of Europe

Since 2012 Member of Council of Higher Education of Latvia (AIP) (civil servant)

2012 - 2016 Member of Accreditation Committee of higher education programmes and institutions; Member of Licensing Committee of higher education institutions (Ministry of Education and Science)

Since 2013 Vice-President, Higher Education and Research Standing Committee, Education International (HERSC, EI)

Since 2012 ​Member of Advisory Committee on higher education, ETUCE

 

Publications

 

Research articles​​

 

Trapenciere, Ilze. Transition trajectories from youth institutional care to adulthood [Elektroniskais resurss] / I.Trapenciere // SHS Web of Conferences [Elektroniskais resurss] : Proceedings. - EDP Sciences, 2018. - Vol.51 (2018), article No.01002, [10 p.]. - 6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" (Part II) (Riga, Latvia, Nov.23-25, 2016). - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://www.shs-conferences.org/articles/shsconf/abs/2018/1…

Trapenciere, Ilze. Saruna ar Danielu Markoviču / I.Trapenciere // Sociālais darbs: izglītība, pētniecība, prakse 2017 : [rakstu krājums] / sastādītāja L.Vilka ; Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2017. - 129.-131.lpp.

Trapenciere, Ilze. Social orphanhood in Latvia and the importance of social work to develop life skills / I.Trapenciere, L.Vilka // "Социальная и психолого-педагогическая помощь семье: опыт, проблемы, перспективы" (Минск, Белоруссия, 16 марта 2017 г.) : материалы Международной научно-практической конференции. - Минск : БГПУ, 2017. - C.137-141.

 

Abstracts​​

 

Trapenciere, Ilze. Augstākās izglītības kvalitāte : studentu viedokļa analīze / I.Trapenciere, I.Koroļeva, A.Aleksandrovs // 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2018.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 296.lpp.

Trapenciere, Ilze. Satisfaction with the quality of higher education : comparative analysis of students’ perspective in the Baltics / I.Trapenciere, A.Aleksandrovs, I.Koroļeva // 7th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare: Contemporary Social Dynamics and Welfare: Urban and Rural Development Perspectives" (Rīga, Oct.10-12, 2018) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2018. - P.185.

Trapenciere, Ilze. Transition from out-of-home care : a problem or an opportunity? I.Trapenciere // 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2018.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 290.lpp.

Vilka, Lolita. Atbalsta politikas izaicinājumi un risinājumi ģimenes labklājības veicināšanā [Elektroniskais resurss] : [tēzes] / L.Vilka, T.Lāce, I.Trapenciere // IV Pasaules latviešu zinātnieku kongress (Rīga, 2018.g. 18.-20.jūn.) : sociālo zinātņu sekcija [Elektroniskais resurss] / Izglītības un zinātnes ministrija ...[u.c.]. - Rīga, 2018. - Stenda referāts Nr.23, [1 lpp.]. - Tiešsaistes materiāls. - - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://congress.sciencelatvia.lv/wp-content/uploads/sites/…

Trapenciere, Ilze. Socioloģijas teoriju izmantošana un izvērtējums sociālā darba studentu darbos / I.Trapenciere // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 358.lpp.

Trapenciere, Ilze. Vecāku ekonomiskā migrācija un tās ietekme uz bērnu izglītību / I.Trapenciere, I.Koroļeva // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 352.lpp.

 

Books and brochures​​

 

Trapenciere, Ilze. Ekonomiskā migrācija un tās ietekme uz mājās atstātajiem bērniem un jauniešiem / I.Trapenciere // Sociālās politikas transformācijas līkloči : kolektīvā monogrāfija / atbildīgā redaktore F.Rajevska. - [Valmiera] : Vidzemes Augstskola, 2018. - 179.-192.lpp.

Supervised study course

Children and Youth Career Guidance

Demographics and family policy

Family Policy

Interactive Methods Working with Children and Youth

Social Psychology

Social Work with Family

Books

Sociālais darbs. Izglītība, pētniecība, prakse 2017

Autors(i): Lolita Vilka, Anita Ābele, Laura Arāja, Ārija Baltiņa, Klinta Beļūne, Dace Erkena, Jeļena Hodakovska-Migunova, Maksims Ivanovs, Alise Kalniņa, Marta Kalniņa, Līva Kamarūta, Kristiāna Kaminska, Marika Lotko, Daniels Markovičs, Mārtiņš Moors, Linda Puriņa, Jānis Reirs, Inese Strauta, Ilze Trapenciere, Jānis Vētra
Izdevniecība: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte

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