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Education indicators, EMIS, Monitoring education sector plans, Projections and simulation models, geospatial data in educational planning

Amélie A. Gagnon is responsible for coordinating the Development Cluster of the Research & Development team at IIEP, and is an IIEP expert on education indicators, and results-based management. 

Amelie is responsible for designing and leading the implementation of tools and methodologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of educational planning and management in Member States, especially in the areas of EMIS, the articulation between sector analysis and policymaking, simulation models, and support for the implementation and delivery of education sector plans.

In close collaboration with the technical cooperation team, she plans and implements support to Member States in the areas of educational planning and management and in particular in results frameworks. As a demographer, Amelie is passionate about putting data to the service of evidence-informed decision-making.

Prior to joining IIEP in 2015, she spent six years at the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) advising 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 and censuses.


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


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