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close this bookWomen in a Competency-Based Vocational Training System: The Australian Experience (IIEP, 1996, 74 p.)
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The International Institute for Educational Planning

The International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) is an international centre for advanced training and research in the field of educational planning. It was established by UNESCO in 1963 and is financed by UNESCO and by voluntary contributions from Member States. In recent years the following Member States have provided voluntary contributions to the Institute: Denmark, Germany, Iceland, India, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and Venezuela.

The Institute’s aim is to contribute to the development of education throughout the world, by expanding both knowledge and the supply of competent professionals in the field of educational planning. In this endeavour the Institute co-operates with interested training and research organizations in Member States. The Governing Board of the IIEP, which approves the Institute’s programme and budget, consists of a maximum of eight elected members and four members designated by the United Nations Organization and certain of its specialized agencies and institutes.


Lennart Wohlgemuth (Sweden), Director, The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala.

Designated Members:

David de Ferranti, Director, Human Development Department (HDD), The World Bank.

Harka Gurung, Director, Asian and Pacific Development Centre (APDC), Kuala Lumpur.

Cristián Ossa, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, in charge of United Nations Mission to Haiti and UNDP Resident Representative, Haiti.

Tito Egargo Contado, Chief, Agricultural Extension and Education Service, Research, Extension and Training Division, Sustainable Development Department, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Elected Members:

Dato’Asiah bt. Abu Samah (Malaysia), Corporate Advisor, Lang Education, Land and General Berhad, Kuala Lumpur.

Mohamed Dowidar (Egypt), Professor and President of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Law, University of Alexandria, Alexandria.

Kabiru Kinyanjui (Kenya), Senior Programme Specialist, Research Division, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Nairobi.

Klaus Hufner (Germany), Professor, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin.

Tamas Kozma (Hungary), Director-General, Hungarian Institute for Educational Research, Budapest.

Yolanda M. Rojas (Costa Rica), Academic Vice-Rector, University of Costa Rica, San José.

Michel Vernières (France), Professor of Economic Sciences, University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris.

Inquiries about the Institute should be addressed to:
The Office of the Director, International Institute for Educational Planning,
7-9 rue Eugène-Delacroix, 75116 Paris, France.