Lida Kita

Senior Human Capital Development Expert – Social Inclusion, European Training Foundation  

Ms Lida Kita joined the European Training Foundation (ETF)  in 2003 and she is currently a Senior Human Capital Development Expert - Social Inclusion - Country Liaison for Israel, Serbia and Turkey. She is leading the ETF Western Balkans and Turkey regional project of social inclusion in education and training.

Lida graduated from the University of Tirana in 1981 before starting her career as a teacher in the "Asim Vokshi" College. She is a textbook author and has been a lecturer at the University of Tirana and a professional development and curriculum expert at the Albanian Ministry of Education and Science.

From 1992 to 2001 she was a World Bank staff in Europe and Central Asia Department, in the role of education and social sector officer based in the World Bank office, Tirana, Albania.

She has an MSc in Public Policy and Management from the Centre for Financial and Management Studies at SOAS, University of London and an MSc in Management of Development, ILO-Turin University. Her main areas of expertise are public policy management on education, training and employment with a focus on skills for social inclusion, employment and inclusive growth.