Eve Eisenschmidt is a Professor of educational leadership at Tallinn University. She has been active in development of teacher education policy on the national level, e.g. preparing the implementation of the induction program for beginning teachers in Estonia, teacher’s competence framework and developing initial teacher education program at the university. She has worked as expert an international level and external evaluator of teacher education program in several countries. Her current research areas are professional development of teachers, school improvement and leadership.