Future-Ready Adult Learning in Latin America


Miguel Székely

Center for Education and Social Studies in Mexico


Dr. Miguel Székely is Director of the Center for Education and Social Studies in Mexico. From 2010 to 2013, he was Director of the Institute for Innovation in Education at the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico. Prior to that, he served as Under Secretary for Middle Education of the Government of Mexico (2006-10) and as Under Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Ministry of Social Development (2002-06). He also served as Chief of the Office of Regional Development at the Office of the President of Mexico (2001), as Research Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank (1996-2001), and as Researcher in the Economics Department at El Colegio de México (1989-1993). He has a PhD in Economics and a Masters in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford, as well as a Masters in Public Policy and a BA in economics from ITAM, Mexico. He has lectured on Development Economics for Latin America at El Colegio de México, ITAM, and the University of Oxford. He is a specialist in education, social policy, and public policy evaluation. He has authored 95 academic publications, including 9 books, 39 refereed articles in academic journals, and 47 chapters in edited volumes.