DR Gosia Klatt

DR Gosia Klatt


  • Education Policy (Comparative education)
  • International education systems
  • Vocational Education
  • Youth Transitions (Policy and systems)



  • Dr Gosia (Malgorzata) Klatt is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Vocational and Educational Policy (CVEP) in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne. She has political science background but her current academic and practical interest lie in the field of transitions from school and vocational education in Australia and Europe. In 2015 she was awarded the MGSE Early Career Research Excellence Award for her outstanding achievement in research which included two sole-authored books, and one co-authored book, three book chapters and eight journal articles. The majority of her research involves a high degree of engagement with Government departments as well as community partners. She co-authored several commissioned reports for the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria and the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood. Over the past two years, she successfully completed several research projects funded from external grants as well as managed two ARC projects.   


Member of

  • The Australian Institute of Polish Affairs (AIPA). Member 2010 - 2013


Selected publications


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Additional Grant Information

  • Grants • $1,171,620 (2017) Building Leadership for Change through School Immersion. Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (Lead Academic) • $54,807 (2016-2017) Evaluation of the Education Benalla Project. Tomorrow: Today Foundation. (Lead CI with Professor John Polesel, Associate Professor Shelley Gillis and Dr Mary Leahy) • $150,000 (2016-2019) Encouraging Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive & Vibrant Europe (ENLIVEN). Horizon 2020 the European Commission. (Lead CI with Professor John Polesel and Associate Professor Shelley Gillis) • $87,048 (2015-2016) Evaluation of the quality and appropriateness of career advice in NSW Government schools. New South Wales Department of Education and Communities. (with Dr Suzanne Rice, Associate Professor Shelley Gillis, Professor John Polesel, Dr Suzanne North, Dr Nicky Dulfer, Dr Jiang-Li Tan & Dr Mary Leahy) • $25,000 (2015) Chances for Children Program Evaluation. The Mallee Family Care. (Lead CI with Professor John Polesel and Associate Professor Shelley Gillis) • $6,000 (2015) School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships. The Melbourne Graduate School of Education Seeding Grant. (Lead CI with Dr Nicky Dulfer and Kira Clarke) • $82,000 (2013) Deferring a University Offer in regional Victoria Year 4 of the project. Youth Affairs Council of Victoria. (with Professor John Polesel) • $15,000 (2013) Successful Youth Transitions in the EU: the case of Poland. The Melbourne Graduate School of Education Early Career Researcher Grant. (Lead CI) • $15,000 (2013) Poland and Australia relations. The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Australia. (Lead CI)    


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2011
  • MA, Warsaw University 1998



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • For last two years, I have been actively engaged in mentoring PhD and Master students. I co-supervise PhD students within the education policy field.