International Conference On Research And Practices In Education (February 24-25, 2017)


Lay-Cheng Tan is a Programme Officer at the UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education based in Bangkok, Thailand. Since joining UNESCO in 2005, she has worked in a variety of areas, including Technical and Vocational Education and Training, Education for Sustainable Development, ICT in Education, Higher Education and Teacher Education. She is currently responsible for projects on teacher education, global citizenship education and entrepreneurship education, collaborating with colleagues and partners within and beyond UNESCO. Apart from designing and implementing projects, Ms. Tan is involved in the organization of the annual UNESCO-APEID International Conferences and the Wenhui Award sponsored by the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO. Ms. Tan has a B.Sc. in Biology and a Masters in Environmental Design (Environmental Science). She has worked in universities, think tanks and international organizations in several countries in the region.