Milda Venckutė

A Senior Researcher from 2020, Milda joined PPMI in 2017. She has educational background in Political Science gained through the studies in the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University. Prior to joining PPMI, Milda participated in various interdisciplinary projects, scientific expeditions, educational courses and other training activities, which contributed to her thorough knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methods, good academic writing skills and proficient analytical competences. As part of her daily work, Milda collects data, conducts cross-country research, coordinates studies, expert work and stakeholder consultation activities.


Key areas of expertise:

  • Key policy areas: education and training (focus on lifelong learning and VET), communication, labour market, and sport
  • Methods: qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods, including desk research, in-depth and semi-structured interviews, surveys, case studies, participant observation and statistical analysis using R and PSPP


  • BA in Political Science (with Honours), Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University, 2018

Selected projects:

  • Smart, effective and inclusive investment in education infrastructure (DG EAC, 2021 – ongoing)
  • Feasibility study for surveying principals, teachers, learners and in-company trainers in initial vocational education and training (Cedefop, 2020 – ongoing)
  • Development of social partnerships in vocational education and training (pilot model EPAL) – Greece (DG REFORM, 2020 – ongoing)
  • Creativity as a transversal skill. An overview of existing concepts and practices (JRC, 2019 – 2020)
  • Evaluation study of the information policy on the Common Agricultural Policy (DG AGRI, 2019 – ongoing)
  • Technical support to improve the quality and relevance of the adult education system in Hungary (DG REFORM, 2019 – ongoing)
  • EU tax policy – evaluation of communication channels (DG TAXUD, 2018 – 2020)
  • Assessment of public interventions to combat labour market segmentation in the EU Member States (Eurofound, 2018 – 2019)
  • Evaluation of WATIFY awareness raising campaign (DG GROW, 2018 – 2019)
  • Public-private partnerships for skills development in the ETF partner countries (ETF, 2018 - 2019)
  • Evaluation of the European Week of Sport (DG EAC, 2017 – 2019)
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