Future-Ready Adult Learning in Latin America


Claudia Costin

Founder and Director
Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education Policies (CEIPE), Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)


Claudia Costin is the founder and director of the Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education Policies (CEIPE), a think and do tank within Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), a leading private University in Brazil, where she is a professor. Claudia was until 2018 a visiting Professor at the Harvard School of Education. Prior to founding this CEIPE she was a Senior Director for Global Education at the World Bank. Before joining the World Bank, Costin served as Secretary of Education of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her former positions include Secretary of State of Culture at São Paulo and Federal Minister for Public Administration and State Reform. She has also held academic positions at the Catholic University of São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation in Sao Paulo, INSPER Institute of Education and Research and École Nationale d’Administration Publique in Québec. In 2018 she joined the Global Commission for the Future of Work at the International Labor Organization (ILO) and more recently, November 2020, she joined the Governing Board of the Unesco UIL – Institute for Lifelong Learning.