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Implementing Education Policies

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Beatriz PONT

Senior Education Policy Analyst and Programme Leader - Education Policy Implementation Support Programme,
Policy Advice and Implementation
OECD Directorate for Education and Skills
E-mail: beatriz.pont@oecd.org

 

Beatriz PONT, PhD, is senior education policy analyst at the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills, with extensive experience in education policy reform internationally. She has launched and currently leads OECD’s Implementing Education Policies initiative, to support education systems across OECD countries with the effective implementation of their education policies and strategies. She has specialised in various areas of education policy and reformsequity and quality in educationschool leadership, adult learning and adult skills and launched the comparative series Education Policy Outlook. She has also worked with individual countries such as GreeceJapan, Mexico (20102018), NorwaySweden or United Kingdom (Wales) in their school improvement reform efforts.

Previously, Beatriz was researcher on education and social policies in the Economic and Social Council of the Government of Spain and worked for Andersen Consulting (Accenture). She studied Political Science at Pitzer College, Claremont, California, holds a MIA from Columbia University and a PhD in Political Science from Complutense University, Madrid. She has been research fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences (Tokyo University) and at the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP, Science Po, Paris). She holds an honorary doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University.

   
 


José-Luis ALVAREZ-GALVAN

Education Policy Analyst and Project Manager, Policy Advice and Implementation
OECD Directorate for Education and Skills
E-mail: jose-luis.alvarez-galvan@oecd.org 

 

José-Luis ALVAREZ-GALVAN is policy analyst and project manager in the OECD Implementing Education Policies team where he is currently coordinating the project to support Ireland in the revision of its Senior Cycle Curriculum; and previously the project Strong Foundations for Equity and Quality in Mexican Schools. José-Luis worked as project coordinator in the OECD National Skills Strategy team, being responsible for the projects for Mexico and Peru. José-Luis joined the Directorate of Education and Skills to contribute to the analysis of vocational education and training policies being the main author of the reports for Costa Rica, Egypt, Kazakhstan and Northern Ireland; co-author of the reports for Denmark, South Africa and Canada; and part of the review team for the reports of England and the Netherlands.

José-Luis has written two books, published numerous articles and delivered lectures on a wide range of topics in public policy. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), a Master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, and a PhD from the London School of Economics (LSE). José Luis has taught at UNAM, Brunel University (United Kingdom) and the LSE.

   
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Pierre GOUEDARD

Education Policy Analyst and Project Manager, Policy Advice and Implementation
OECD Directorate for Education and Skills
E-mail: pierre.gouedard@oecd.org

 

Pierre GOUEDARD is an analyst at the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills. He has led the Japan Country Review, and been part of the Greek Country Review and the Welsh initiative to transform Schools as Learning Organisations. He currently leads the implementation support for Norway.

An economist specialised in economics of education, he has researched in areas of teacher careers, teacher health, affirmative action and access to higher education, and taught in the field of economics in Sciences Po, La Sorbonne and the University of Montréal. As a former member of the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies, he developed an analytical framework to modelise student’s orientation decisions after upper secondary education. Pierre holds a PhD in Economic Sciences from Sciences Po Paris.

   
 


Marco KOOLS

Education Policy Analyst and Project Manager, Policy Advice and Implementation
OECD Directorate for Education and Skills
E-mail: marco.kools@oecd.org

 

Marco KOOLS is an analyst with the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills. He currently manages the Directorate’s policy implementation support work on Developing Schools as Learning Organisations. He previously has led and/or contributed to Education Policy Reviews in the NetherlandsLatviaSweden and Wales, worked on the Innovative Learning Environments project and led the development of the Education Today 2013 publication. Prior to joining the OECD in 2012, Marco worked with UNICEF in the Solomon Islands, Laos and at the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in Italy. Previously, he worked for several years in the field of education in the Netherlands, where in 1999 he started his career as a teacher. Marco holds an MBA, an MA in History and a BSc in Educational Sciences, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Administration.

   
 


Romane VIENNET

Education Policy Consultant, Policy Advice and Implementation
Directorate for Education and Skills of the OECD
E-mail: romane.viennet@oecd.org

 

Romane VIENNET joined the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills in 2017. Since then, she has co-authored the OECD working paper on education policy implementation (2017); contributed to a review of national education policy for Greece (2018) and to a reform assessment for Mexico (2018); and has helped organise an implementation seminar in Norway (2018). She has worked previously as a social impact analyst in France and as a research assistant in behavioural economics projects with Pr. Arnab Basu at Cornell University, New York. Her research interests include education policy implementation and change management (especially with respect to public policies).

Romane holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science and economics and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Sciences Po Paris.

   
 


Marta RILLING

Project Assistant, Policy Advice and Implementation
Directorate for Education and Skills of the OECD
E-mail: marta.rilling@oecd.org

 

Marta RILLING is a project assistant with the Directorate for Education and Skills where she is currently contributing to the Implementing Education Policies project. Her responsibilities involve supporting the team with administrative requirements, assisting with publications and updating the project website. Prior to joining the OECD she worked in financial controlling at Orange and Canal+ Overseas. Marta holds a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from the Warsaw University (Poland) and two post-master degrees in International Management and Economics. 

 

 

 

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