Who's Who in the OECD Higher Education Programme?

 

 

 

 

 

Deborah Roseveare

Head of the Skills Beyond School division

 

 

 

Karine Tremblay

Senior Analyst

Karine Tremblay – a French national – is Senior Analyst and team leader for work on higher education in the Directorate for Education and Skills – this includes the OECD Higher Education Programme and work under the Education Policy Committee.

Karine, who has worked in the Directorate for Education and Skills since 2001, was previously Senior Survey Manager for the OECD Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO) feasibility study (from mid-2008 to early 2013). Prior to this, she was an Analyst for the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education and contributed several chapters of its final report dealing with institutional governance, quality assurance, internationalisation and the political economy of reform.

From 2001-04, she managed the World Education Indicators programme and worked on and wrote about student mobility, the impact of education on economic growth, the development of a survey of primary schools in developing countries and comparative education trends in Europe, China and India.

She holds a PhD in Development Economics from Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris, where she also lectured. She specialised on internationalisation and quality assurance policies and the political economy of reform in tertiary education.

 

 
   

 

 

 

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Valerie Lafon

Communications Analyst

Valérie Lafon is a project manager responsible for several activities within the OECD Higher Education Programme (IMHE). She is responsible for the Programme’s communication strategy and the development of its member relations. She is also in charge of IMHE workshops for members and conferences.

She has previously held several positions as a communication manager in different international organisations and NGOs. She has also worked in science and technology, and innovation and industry, as well as the development sector for many years.

She holds a Master's degree in corporate marketing and communication from Paris II University, a Master's degree in political sciences from Paris I University, a Master’s degree in applied foreign languages from Paris 7, as well as a Bachelors of Arts in Public Administration from Paris I.

 

       
 

 

 

Anna Glass

Policy Analyst

Anna Glass is a higher education specialist who joined the OECD Higher Education Programme as a Policy Analyst in March 2013.

She previously served as Secretary General of the Magna Charta Observatory throughout 2012, before which appointment she was Chief a.i. of the Section for Higher Education at UNESCO, where she had been recruited as a higher education Programme Specialist.

Mrs. Glass has conducted research and served as an external expert for the Eurydice European Unit (European Commission) and for the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. Mrs. Glass has also served as adjunct program director and resource specialist at the Salzburg Global Seminar, Austria, where she began her career as program associate for the Universities Project and later as coordinator for Central and Eastern Europe for the Visiting Advisors Program.

Mrs. Glass holds a B.A. in literature from Middlebury College in Vermont, USA and an M.A. in international higher education from the University of Bath, UK. She is currently on leave from her PhD studies in international higher education at Boston College with Professor Philip G. Altbach.

 

 
       
 

Patricia Mangeol

Policy Analyst

Patricia Mangeol is a higher education policy specialist who joined the OECD Higher Education Programme in September 2013 as a policy analyst.

Prior to joining the OECD, Patricia worked in the Ontario government, Canada, as a senior policy advisor in the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. In this role, Patricia developed policy proposals and consulted stakeholders on a range of issues related to the reform of the higher education and training systems, including the development of an online learning strategy and the modernisation and integration of employment and training programs across multiple ministries. Previously, Patricia was a policy advisor for the Office of the Fairness Commissioner, a regulatory agency of the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, where she worked on the implementation of new legislation to improve access to regulated professions for internationally-trained individuals.

Patricia was born and educated in France and holds a Masters of Public Affairs from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po) and a Master of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Toronto. As part of her graduate studies, Patricia interned at the French Trade Commission in Toronto and conducted research on the role of public-private partnerships in economic development.

 

 
       
 

 

 Emily Groves

Assistant

Emily Groves returned to the IMHE programme in September 2008, having previously worked there in 2006. She is the person primarily responsible for the Programme's administration and membership relations, as well as assisting in the management of the Programme's budget and working on communication materials. She has worked at the OECD, in the Directorate for Education, since September 2003.

Emily was born and educated in Australia and has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Ancient History from the University of Queensland, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Library Science from the Queensland University of Technology. She came to France in 1997 and, before joining the OECD, she worked as an English Assistant at Reims University and an Editorial Assistant for a medical journal in Paris.

 

 

 

 

 

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