Patricia Dias Da Graça
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EMIS, development of indicator systems, school mapping, projections and simulation models, e-learning and instructional design and development.

Patricia Dias Da Graça is a Programme Specialist within the Research and Development Team. She is part of a research and training project on planning for early childhood education.

Patricia is also in charge of teaching and technical assistance activities focused on EMIS, indicators, projections, and simulation models.

Prior to joining IIEP in 1992, Patricia was responsible for the ILO/ UNFPA Population and Human Resources Unit in Cape Verde. She has also held posts as Researcher at the Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM) in Paris, and as Professor of Demography at the Paris-Nanterre University. She has, since then, co-operated with teams in several African, Asian and Latin American & Caribbean countries.


  • DESS and a DEA in demography for developing countries from Paris Panthéon -Sorbonne University.
  • Postgraduate certificate on Innovations in e-learning, The Open University UK.


  • Atchoarena, D.; Dias Da Graça, P.; Marquez, J.L. 2008. Strategies for post-primary education in small island developing states (SIDS): Lessons from Cape Verde, Comparative education.
  • Dias Da Graça, P.; Sauvageot, C. 2007. Using indicators in planning education for rural people: a practical guide, Paris, IIEP-UNESCO; Roma, FAO.
  • Dias Da Graça, P. 1998. Décentralisation, partenariat et carte scolaire : le cas français, Série Carte scolaire et planification au niveau local, Paris, IIEP-UNESCO.