Dalibor Sternadel

Dalibor Sternadel joined PPMI as a researcher in 2015. He specialises in education and training, migration and asylum, social policy and communication. Prior to joining PPMI, Dalibor worked as a consultant in an international public relations agency and as an accredited parliamentary assistant in the European Parliament, where he specialised in justice and home affairs policies. He has a broad interdisciplinary background with degrees in Sociology, European Studies and Human Rights Law.

Key areas of expertise

  • Policy areas: education and training, migration and asylum, social policy, communication
  • Methods: qualitative and quantitative research methods including desk research, in-depth and semi-structured interviews, case studies, surveys and qualitative data analysis (Nvivo)


  • Postgraduate MA in Human Rights Law (Cum Laude), Saint-Louis University Brussels, Belgium, 2013
  • MA in European Studies (Magna Cum Laude), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 2012
  • BA in Sociology, Paris-Sorbonne University, France, 2010
  • Exchange Programme, California State University, East Bay, United States, 2009-2010


  • Certificate on European Union Law and Policy on Immigration and Asylum, Odysseus Network, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 2013


Selected projects

Evaluation of the EU Agencies under the remit of DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion: Eurofound, Cedefop, ETF and EU-OSHA (European Commission, DG EMPL, 2017)

Study on Tools and Policy Pointers for Mainstreaming Innovative Pedagogies and School Organisation Practices: Barriers and Solutions (European Commission, DG EAC, 2015-2017)

Study on How Initial Teacher Education Prepares Student Teachers to Deal with Diversity in the Classroom (European Commission, DG EAC, 2015-2016)

Network of experts on social aspects of education and training (NESET) (European Commission, DG Education and Culture, 2015-2017)

Support to the Launch of the Successor Programme to Progress, EURES and Progress Microfinance Facility (EaSI) and the Monitoring of its Performance (European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, 2013-2015)


Selected publications

European Commission (2017), ‘Preparing Teachers for Diversity: The Role of Initial Teacher Education’. Study prepared by PPMI for DG EAC. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Budginaitė, I., Siarova, H., Sternadel, D., Mackonytė, G., Spurga, S. (2016), ‘Policies and practices for more equality and inclusion in and through education: Evidence and policy guidance from European research projects funded under FP6 and FP7’, NESET II report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Banelytė, V., Sternadel, D., Brožaitis, H. (2016), ‘Monitoring good practices in the areas of employment, social affairs and inclusion. Report on examples of projects funded by DG EMPL in 2012-2015’. Brussels: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion.


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