Magda Kirsch has 30 years of experience in education and training in Europe. Her particular areas of work include Socrates, Leonardo da Vinci, ESF (European Social Funds) such as Equal, and Entrepreneurship. She has also been involved in PHARE projects as Team leader and . She is also an expert in education and training policy of the European Union especially in areas of VET, general education and professional higher education. She is specialised in project design, project management, project monitoring and evaluation. She has been external evaluator, and external rapporteur for Quality Assurance committees of VLHORA the Flemish Council of University Colleges (a member of EURASHE). Ms Kirsch is currently a participant of EURASHE Working Group on Employability (linked to Lifelong Learning).