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Kenneth Barrientos

Programme Officer, Team Leader for SDGs and Greening TVET

Ken joined UNESCO-UNEVOC in 2013 as a Programme Officer. She is responsible for assisting the Head of Office in programme management and new project development, medium-term strategic planning and monitoring programmes. As of 2020, she leads and coordinates UNEVOC’s SDGs and Greening TVET programme, aimed at strengthening TVET institutional capacities; developing normative guidance, practical implementation tools and learning resources; and facilitating knowledge sharing and network exchange on the topic.

For the past 15 years, Ken has worked in the education and TVET sector, including in UNESCO’s Asia-Pacific Education for Innovation and Development (APEID) Programme at its Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok, Thailand; Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC) in Manila, Philippines; and the International Coral Reef Initiative Secretariat - Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Philippines. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration.

Phone: +49 228 815 0123

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