On 27 November 2018, Professor Eliška Walterová of the Institute for Research and Development of Education at the Faculty of Education, Charles University received the 2018 Milada Paulová Award, awarded by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in cooperation with the Centre for Gender and Science and.
The MP award is given annually in recognition of research achievements and contribution to advancement of science. This year it was given in the field of education and pedagogy.
Professor Walterová teaches general education, comparative education and higher education for doctoral students, comparative education and European studies for school managers. She is also a member of scientific and editorial boards in international and national institutions.
The main focus of her professional interests is comparative education, global and European studies, educational policy, management and school education. She has been a PI of important projects, e.g. Centre for Research of Basic Education, Transformation of Education in Central European Countries, School Education Abroad. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies.
Professor Walterová published chapters in international handbooks on comparative education, teacher education and school education. She is also a co-author of the Czech Dictionary of Education (7th edition 2013).