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Michael Ward

Senior Policy Analyst, OECD
Michael Ward

Senior Policy Analyst in both the Development Co-operation Directorate and the Education and Skills Directorate since December 2009. Works on global educational development issues, particularly those related to the SDGs and Education 2030 agenda, and is the manager of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) for Development  (PISA-D) initiative. 25 years of field experience in education in Asia-Pacific and Africa with development agencies (AusAID, British Council, DFID and NZAID), working with multilaterals (World Bank, EU, RDBs and UNICEF), bilateral government-to-government co-operation and NGOs. A book on Sector Wide Approach (SWAP) in education in Uganda published in the UK (2004); several papers on aid effectiveness in education published in various international journals and chapters in three books on development.