Dr. Jordan Naidoo Senior Education Advisor, UNICEF

Dr Jordan Naidoo is currently the Senior Education Advisor at UNICEF based in New York, responsible for providing leadership in scaling up proven initiatives and promoting systems reconstruction in emergencies and post crisis countries, and is leading on strategy and research on equity in education as well as work on post-2015 education. From 2004 to 2009, he was the Senior Director: Basic Education at Save the Children (US) leading the global team responsible for educational technical support for its world-wide programming. He has worked directly on programmmes in Indonesia, Nepal, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Bolivia and Haití, South Africa, the US among others. He has extensive classroom experience and expertise in policy analysis; program and systemic evaluation and monitoring; community mobilization, decentralization, governance and democratization in education; education in fragile contexts, and implementing school reform.

Dr. Jordan Naidoo received his M. Ed. from the University of Natal, South Africa and Doctor of Education (D. Ed.) from Harvard University.