Amélie Gagnon
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Education indicators, EMIS, CapEFA, Monitoring education sector plans, Projections and simulation models

Amélie Gagnon is responsible for coordinating the CapEFA programme implemented by the Institute, and is an IIEP expert on education indicators and monitoring education sector plans.

Within the Technical Cooperation team, Amélie plans and implements support to Member States in the areas of educational planning and management and in particular in EMIS and Monitoring & Evaluation. As a demographer, Amelie is passionate about putting data to the service of evidence-based policy-making.

Prior to joining IIEP in 2015, she spent six years at the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) advising more than 40 Member States of Latin America and the Caribbean in matters of EMIS, data collection, data management, monitoring and evaluation. She was also responsible for building the UIS global database on free and compulsory education, and contributing to the design of key international education surveys.

Before joining UNESCO, she served as Economist-Statistician at Statistics Canada’s Research Data Centre in Saskatchewan (Canada) where she was responsible for opening and managing a research facility, providing statistical capacity building to researchers and students, and analysing disclosure risks from researcher-led projects using Canadian Social Surveys.


  • M.Sc. in Demography (Population and Development) and B.Sc. in both Political Science and Economics, from the Université de Montréal (Canada)