Mr Qian Tang appointed Assistant Director-General for Education
UNESCO’s Director-General has appointed Mr Qian Tang as Assistant Director-General for the Education Sector.
Mr Qian Tang of China is a specialist in secondary and technical education. He has been an educator and a diplomat as well as a technical and professional education manager at China’s Ministry for Education. He played a central role in the establishment of UNEVOC, UNESCO’s International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Bonn, Germany. Mr Tang has also been instrumental in mobilizing donor resources for Education for All and has promoted South/South cooperation in education.
All newly appointed Assistant Directors-General are expected to take office on 1 July 2010.