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Maria Melizza Tan

UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education (UNESCO Bangkok)

Thailand - Bangkok

Biography

Mel serves as Programme Officer for ICT in Education at UNESCO Bangkok where she handles various responsibilities related to programme management including project design and development, stakeholder coordination, events management, workshop design and facilitation, grant and report writing, among others. She is deeply involved in the team’s efforts on promoting effective, safe, and responsible use of ICT; developing ICT competency standards for teachers; training teachers on effective ICT-pedagogy integration; and developing school-level indicators for ICT in Education.

She previously served as the Project Manager of eSkwela, an internationally recognized project that provides ICT-enhanced non-formal educational opportunities for out-of-school-youth and adults in the Philippines.

She has participated in various local, regional, and international fora and training workshops on the appropriate and effective use of ICT in Education. Her publications include two ICT literacy textbooks and a number of reference materials on ICT in Education.