Shyamal Majumdar is the Head of the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for TVET.
Mr Majumdar has worked as a TVET expert for more than 25 years in various capacities. He was engaged in various development-oriented, research and capacity building projects and programmes in UNESCO Offices in Bangkok, Beijing and Cairo, GTZ and INWEnt (both now GIZ), the Food and Agriculture Organization, the Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank Institute, and the World Bank. He was also Director General of the Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education in Manila, the Philippines. Mr Majumdar has strong expertise in technical teacher training, ICT, total quality management, greening TVET, and qualifications frameworks and quality assurance in TVET.
Mr Majumdar holds a Ph.D. in Educational Computing from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.