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Shashi Bala Singh: New Chief Regional Coordinator for Asia-Pacific

published 27 September 2012 updated 8 October 2012

EI is pleased to announce the appointment of Shashi Bala Singh as Chief Regional Coordinator for the Asia-Pacific Region. She will take up the post on 1st January next when the present incumbent, Aloysius Mathews, retires.

Shashi has worked as a regional Coordinator in the EI Asia Pacific Office for sixteen years. Prior to that she worked for EI and WCOTP in New Delhi, India. Shashi began her career as a primary teacher and later worked for AIPTF, the biggest primary teachers’ federation in India.

Shashi is well known in the region for her work on behalf of the teachers’ organisations and, in particular, for her work in organising and promoting the interests of women teachers.

In his letter offering the appointment to her the EI General Secretary said that he was making the offer to her in recognition of her outstanding qualities and diligent work and commitment to Education International. All who know and work with her in EI wish her every success in her new and challenging position.