Ms Chiao-Ling Chien
Assistant Programme Specialist, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Education Indicators and Data Analysis
Chiao-Ling Chien, a researcher and data analyst at the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS). She recently co-edited and co-authored a UNESCO publication Higher Education in Asia: Expanding out, Expanding Up. She has also produced several analyses on equity and access to higher education, internationalization trends, international student mobility, the relevance of scientific mobility to innovation, and graduate skill assessment.

In the UIS, Chiao-Ling specialises in developing international indicators to assess higher education systems across countries. She provides consultation to national education statisticians or planners regarding constructing higher education indicator and information systems, and she also advises researchers on national/international databases and methodology on higher education statistics.

Chiao-Ling holds a Ph.D. on higher education from the University of Minnesota (USA). She earned a master’s degree in adult and continuing education and a bachelor’s degree in money and banking in Taiwan.