Alicja Pacewicz (Poland), Co-Founder and Senior Advisor at the Center for Citizenship Education, one of the leading Polish NGOs working in the area of quality education, civic engagement and school reform. She is the co-author of numerous programmes, publications and textbooks on citizenship/human rights education and competences for democratic culture. Alicja is also an expert and trainer in effective instruction and assessment methods, professional development of teachers and open learning environments. She serves as the Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of School with Class Foundation, a civil society organization implementing whole school approach to developing key competences for lifelong and lifewide learning among both students and teachers. For her merits in building civil society in post-communist Poland, she was awarded Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta.