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Zhao Yuchi Programme Specialist and Administrative Officer, UNESCO International Research and Training Centre for Rural Education, China

Zhao Yuchi is Programme Specialist and Administration Officer of UNESCO International Research and Training Centre for Rural Education (INRULED) as well as a lecturer in Beijing Normal University. He designed and started the project on teacher education in INRULED. Before joining INRULED, he worked in the International Department of Ministry of Education of China for seven years, with two years on international cooperation and exchanges in education and five years as the project manager of China–UK Southwest Basic Education Project, with a grant of 23.7 million pounds from UK government. For three years from 2001 to 2004, he worked as a research assistant in Research and Training Centre for Literacy Education, Southwest University, China. He has a doctorate in education and he finished his post-doctoral study on Support System for Rural Teachers’ Continuing Professional Development in 2013.