BENEDEK, ANDRÁS, professor, Department of Technical Education, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, has published approximately 150 papers to date in connection with human resource development issues, among them the essays “New Vistas of Learning in the Mobile Age”, in Kristóf Nyíri (ed.), Mobile Understanding: The Epistemology of Ubiquitous Communication, Vienna: Passagen Verlag, 2006, and "Mobile Learning: New Horizons and Unstable Summits", in Kristóf Nyíri (ed.), Engagement and Exposure: Mobile Communication and the Ethics of Social Networking, Vienna: Passagen Verlag, 2009. From 1976 to 1979 he studied systems analysis on a scholarship and acquired a PhD at the Academy of Sciences in Moscow. During the 1980s he was a scientific advisor at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He was the Director of Vocational Training (from 1984 to 1989), then Director General (from 1989 to 1990) at the National Pedagogical Institute. As its first Director General in 1990, he established the National Institute for Vocational Education. He was involved in numerous UNESCO and ILO projects. Dr. Benedek continues to participate in the preparation of various World Bank and Phare projects in the area of human resource development. 1991–2006 he was in position of deputy and permanent state secretary in different ministries. In 2004 he acquired a DSc at the Hungarian Academy of Science. E-mail: email@example.com.
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