Date 2014-11-07
Time 15:00 - 16:30
Tel 2948 8761
Venue Institute’s Reception, Room A-G/F-08, Ground Floor, Administration Building, HKIEd Tai Po Campus


Education and schooling for a fairer,

more peaceful, more tolerant world



 Ms. Ramya Vivekanandan Rodrigues

 Programme Specialist in the Education Policy and Reform Unit (EPR)

UNESCO Bangkok (Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education)


Date:      7 November 2014 (Friday)

Time:      3 pm  – 4:30 pm

Venue:    Institute’s Reception, Room A-G/F-08, Ground Floor, Administration Building, HKIEd Tai Po Campus


[URGENT Notice] We apologize that this UNESCO Public Seminar is cancelled as the speaker is not able to arrive Hong Kong this week, we are sorry for any inconvenience caused and shall announce a new date should the presentation is re-scheduled. Thank you.

About the Keynote Speaker

Ms. Ramya Vivekanandan Rodrigues is a Programme Specialist in the Education Policy and Reform Unit (EPR) at UNESCO Bangkok (Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education), a position she has held since January 2012. She is Team Leader for the programme on Quality of Education, with a focus on curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. In her position, Ramya also serves as Head of the Secretariat of the Network on Education Quality Monitoring in the Asia-Pacific (NEQMAP) and additionally works on issues of ‘learning to live together’ and gender and learning achievement. Prior to joining UNESCO Bangkok, she worked for six years at UNESCO’s Education Sector in Paris on teacher issues as well as HIV and AIDS and education and school health. Before coming to UNESCO, she worked with a range of NGOs on education projects in various parts of Sub-Saharan Africa including Uganda, Senegal, Malawi and Angola as well as with the Ministry of Pre-University and Civic Education in the Republic of Guinea. Ramya holds a Master’s Degree in International Education Policy from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.



Dr. Gregory Fairbrother

Associate Head and Associate Professor,Department of Social Sciences, HKIEd


Professor Bob Adamson

Chair Professor of Curriculum Reform, HKIEd


 All welcome!


Online registration please click here.

Download electronic flyer here.


** UNESCO Public Seminar Series is a HKIEd 20th Anniversary Celebratory Event, which is jointly organized by: the UNESCO Chair in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Lifelong Learning, the UNESCO-UNEVOC Centre (HK), the UNESCO Arts-in-Education Observatory for Research in Local Cultures and Creativity in Education (RLCCE), Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, and Centre for Governance and Citizenship.