We are glad to announce our guest speaker Dr. Barbara Ischinger to you.
Dr. Ischinger has been the Director for Education for the OECD since January 2006. She has held a range of senior international positions for more than 20 years in the fields of international co-operation and education, with a focus on Europe, the United States and Africa.
Before joining the OECD, Dr. Ischinger was:
- Director at UNESCO heading the Division of International Cultural Co-operation , Presentation and Enrichment of Cultural Identities, between 1992-1994.
- Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States and Germany, between 1994-2000.
- Executive Vice-President for International Affairs and Public Relations at Berlin Humboldt Universität, between 2000-2005
In her present capacity, Dr Ischinger is responsible for the Directorate for Education which helps Member countries improve the quality, equity and efficiency of their educational systems.