Ministry of National Education, Poland
Rafał Lew-Starowicz is a deputy director at the Ministry of National Education in Poland, coordinates the educational policy of innovation in Poland. Graduated from the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science, the University of Warsaw, a PhD (ABD) at the Institute for Media Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, at the University of Special Education, and Top Public Executive at IESE Business School in Barcelona.
As an employee of the Educational Research Institute, he participated in the evaluation of the “Digital School” Government Programme. Previously, he worked at the Office of the Ombudsman for Children, Office of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the MaterCare International in Kenya, and directed the work of organizations whose task was to increase the safety of children and youth in the electronic media.
He is a Polish delegate to the OECD Education Policy Committee, the European Commission Working Group on Digital Skills and Competences and the Consultative Committee of the “Safer Internet” in Poland, an expert at “Classroom 2.0” Project. Member of the Media Pedagogy Team at the Committee on Education Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences and 2020 Driving K-12 Innovation Advisory Board (The Consortium for School Networking CoSN).
He has been a member of the the PIAAC and PISA Boards of Participating Countries, Pan European Game Information Council (PEGI). He is the author of several publications on the safety of children and youth on the Internet.