Editorial Council

Ludvik Toplak, PhD - President of Editorial Council
President, Alma Mater Europaea – European Center Maribor
Email: ludvik.toplak@almamater.si

Ludvik Toplak is a professor of Civil and International Business Law. He was s a rector of the University of Maribor (1993–2002), and an Ambassador to the Holy See (2002–2006). He is currently the vice-president of Alma Mater Europaea Salzburg and the president of Alma Mater Europaea - European Centre, Maribor since 2007. Between 1980 and 1987 he was Vice-President of Iskra Delta Computers corporation. He was active in the democratization and independence movement in Slovenia. Ludvik Toplak was a member of the presidency of the European Rectors' Conference and a president of the Danube Rectors' Conference. He was a governor of the United States Chamber of Commerce in Slovenia. In 2000 he was awarded the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia in Science award. Ludvik Toplak is also a member of the European Academy of Science and Arts. He is Visiting professor at Ningbo University of Technology, China (2020 - 2023).

Dijana Stiglic – Member of Editorial Council

Head of the Cabinet of the President of AMEU - ECM, Alma Mater Europaea – European Center Maribor
Email: dijana.stiglic@almamater.si

Dijana Stiglic is Master of Economics and Business Sciences University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics and Business. Major: International Business Economics. Currently employed as the head of the Cabinet of the President of AMEU - ECM. The work includes organizational, professional-administrative and coordination tasks for the needs of the president and other business processes including HR and accounts (2011 - ). She is a teacher of business economics. From 2009 to 2011, she worked at AAA Management Services Ltd. (London) as Head of Customer Services and supervision of the sales department. Since 2003 until 2009 MTT was employed in TEKSTIL d.o.o., Export department – sales, mainly for English, German and Scandinavian markets, and from 2002 to 2003 in Center for social work Maribor, HR and accounts department.

Tomaž Klojčnik M. Sc., Sen lect. – Member of Editorial Council
Deputy Secretary General for IT and Quality Assurance Departments, Alma Mater Europaea – European Center Maribor
Email: tomaz.klojcnik@almamater.si

Tomaz Klojčik is born in Maribor, Slovenia in 1963. He is Deputy Secretary General for IT and Quality Assurance Departments, Project Leader, Senior Lecturer in Informatics at the Alma Mater Europaea – ECM, Slovenska 17, Maribor. From February 1995 until December 2009 he was Head of the Computer Centre of the University of Maribor (RJIZZ), University of Maribor. Since 1998 to 2003 he was Assistant in the Course of legal informatics, Faculty of Law, University of Maribor. Since April 1994 until February 1995 he was Head of the Rector’s cabinet, coordination of the work of subordinates, The University of Maribor. From 1992 to April 1994 he was the Manager of the company TMR Studio d.o.o. In December 2006 he got certified IT Business Manager, Managerial knowledge in the field of information technology, MDE Enterprises Inc. In 1992 he became Master of Science, Computing/Computer Graphics, The University of Maribor, technical faculty.

Ivana Vasilevska Petrovska, MA
Vice-president, Macedonian Scientific Society for Autism, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Email: vicepresident@mssa.org.mk and ivpetrovska@autisminstitute.eu

Ivana Vasilevska Petrovska is a Master of Special Education and Rehabilitation from Institute for Special Education and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Philosophy, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, with postgraduate courses in Special Needs Education from University of Oslo, Norway, Faculty of Educational Sciences. Her field of specialty is intellectual disabilities and autism. She works as vice-president of Macedonian Scientific Society for Autism, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, co-founder of Autism Institute – Skopje, and expert associate for education and coordination of support services in inclusive education at Special Elementary School with Resource Center “Idnina” – Skopje. She is engaged as researcher and trainer in several projects targeting education, youth and adult education, developing intervention programs and professional development courses, supporting parents and professionals working in the field of developmental disabilities, autism and inclusive education. She is the co-author of the publication Supporting social skills and positive parenting: Manual for parents of children with autism spectrum conditions and professionals in their circle of support. She publishes in peer reviewed journals on the topics of social-emotional development, educational interventions, support services and ICT in special education, among others.