Shyamal Majumdar is the Head of the UNESCO-UNEVOC, UNESCO’s specialized centre for technical and vocational education and training (TVET).
From 2007 until his appointment at UNESCO-UNEVOC in 2011, Shyamal Majumdar was the Director General of the Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC), Manila, Philippines. He is also the Vice President of IVETA (International Vocational Education and Training Association, USA) and was previously a Professor at the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) in India.
Shyamal Majumdar holds a PhD in educational computing, and is considered an expert in the field of TVET and ICT. He has published more than 150 research papers and has edited 30+ books. Shyamal Majumdar has received distinguished international awards including the IVETA Award and the CPSC TVET Leadership Award for his contributions to TVET in Asia and the Pacific region.