Born on May 13, 1965, in Lviv in a family of teachers.
She has two higher education qualifications: teacher-biochemist (Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, 1989), economist and manager (Interdisciplinary Institute for Continuing Education and Retraining at LPI, 1993).
Previously, she held various positions: a teacher, deputy headmaster, school principal, teacher at universities, Director of the Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment, Head of Kyiv City State Administration’s education department of. She trained at the Warsaw and Columbia universities.
She was among those who created a system of external independent testing in Ukraine (EIT) and was the first director of the Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment in 2006.
From 2006 to 2009, she headed Kyiv City State Administration’s education department.
She was elected to the Parliament of Ukraine of the VII and VIII of convocations. From 2012 to 2016 she chaired the Parliamentary Committee for Science and Education. Under her leadership it has been developed and adopted by the Parliament laws of Ukraine "On Higher Education", "On Scientific and Scientific-Technical Activities", developed and prepared for consideration by the Verkhovna Rada a draft law "On education" and other laws in the field of education and science.
On April 14, 2016 she was appointed as Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine.
Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences. The topic of her dissertation: "Trends of education decentralization in contemporary Poland (2005)."
She is married with a daughter, a son and two granddaughters.