Richard Yelland



Richard Yelland is Head of the Education Management and Infrastructure Division in the OECD Directorate for Education which is responsible for the work of the IMHE Programme and the Centre for Effective Learning environments (CELE). A graduate of the Cambridge University, he joined OECD in 1986 from the then Department of Education and Science in the United Kingdom where he had held a range of posts in educational policy and administration. In 1998 he was seconded to the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He has been responsible for or contributed to a range of OECD publications on higher education and educational infrastructure. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the UNESCO Centre for European Higher Education (CEPES), and of the International Advisory Network for the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education in the United Kingdom. He has contributed as an international expert to the evaluation of educational institutions and programmes in Belgium and France. In 2006, he co-ordinated the OECD review of higher education in regional and city development of Varmland, Sweden and led OECD reviews of higher education in regional and city development in Amsterdam and Rotterdam (Netherlands).



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