Deborah Roseveare - Head of the Skills Beyond School Division in the Directorate for Education and Skills





Mail address: 2, rue André-Pascal, 75775 Paris Cedex 16, France
Phone: +33 1 45 24 17 54
Fax: +33 1 44 30 62 20,



Ms Deborah Roseveare is responsible for the Skills Beyond School Division, whose work spans measuring adult skills, policy-relevant analysis on the development and utilisation of skills for youth and adults, and advice to countries on building more effective skills systems at national, regional and local levels. The division also includes analysis and policy advice on building skills through more effective vocational education and training and higher education. She is also part of the Management Group of the Directorate for Education.


Between 2007 and 2011 she managed teams providing policy analysis and advice to help governments develop and implement more effective policies across the education and training spectrum from early childhood through to lifelong learning.


A New Zealand and British national, Ms Roseveare worked in the OECD’s Economics Department between 1993 and 2007 on a broad range of economic and social issues including human capital, fiscal policy, ageing populations, fostering entrepreneurship and structural surveillance and prepared a number of country-specific Economic Surveys. Between 1976 and 1993, she held various positions in the NZ public service.


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