Lars Gudmundson is responsible for the EWCs capacity building programmes and projects. He coordinates the Centre’s activities in line with the strategic priorities of the EWC Board and the policies of the Council of Europe and Norway.
Gudmundson has extensive experience in educational policy-making from working on several white papers, strategy plans and other policy documents for the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. He was project manager for the Ministry’s project aiming to coordinate and revise all online information channels and resources for the national education authorities. Mr. Gudmundson has also acted as secretary for the government expert committee which suggested a new legal objective for the educational system in Norway, writing the expert report to the Parliament. As adviser for the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training, Gudmundson was responsible for coordinating cross-curricular issues in the development of the new national curriculum in Norway for primary through secondary school including vocational schools.
Gudmundson has also worked in publishing, and holds a Master's degree in political science and history of ideas from the University of Oslo, Norway. He has been part of the EWC since 2009.