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Margarita Pavlova is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning at the Education University of Hong Kong, where she is also Director of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Centre (Hong Kong).  She has over twenty years of international experience in education across a variety of contexts, including Europe, Asia, the USA and Australia.

Dr Pavlova’s research is concerned with policy, planning and curriculum development in vocational education at both national and international levels.  Her current projects are in education for sustainability, development and green skills.  She works with agencies such as the Asian Development Bank, UNESCO and the European Training Foundation, where she has led a number of projects aimed at developing policies, approaches to and resources for vocational education, and related issues such as capacity building and poverty alleviation.

She has published widely in her field, including a sole-authored book, Technology and Vocational Education for Sustainable Development: Empowering Individuals for the Future (Springer, 2009).  She serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Vocational Education and Training and on the Editorial Advisory Boards of two book series published by Springer.

Dr Pavlova completed her Masters degree on a Soros Foundation scholarship, her first PhD on a Ministry of Education of Russia scholarship, and her second on an Australian Postgraduate Award.

Research interests

  • Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) for economic and social development
  • “Greening” of education policy and curriculum development in TVET in developing countries and countries in transition
  • Education for sustainable development in an international context
  • Globalization and internationalization of education

Professional information

ORCID : 0000-0003-4108-7969

Scopus ID : 11838861100

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Research Outputs

Emerging environmental industries: Impact on required skills and TVET systems

PAVLOVA, M., 2019, In : International Journal of Training Research. 17, Suppl. 1, p. 144-158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Facilitating the development of students’ generic green skills in TVET: An ESD pedagogical model

    PAVLOVA, M. & CHEN, C. S., 2019, In : TVET@Asia. 12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Greening of the economy through partnerships: Issues and impacts on skills development

    PAVLOVA, M., 2019, Handbook of vocational education and training: Developments in the changing world of work. MCGRATH, S., MULDER, M., PAPIER, J. & SUART, R. (eds.). Cham: Springer

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • National strategies to develop TVET for sustainable development

    PAVLOVA, M., 2019, Commonwealth education report 2019. London: Commonwealth Business Communications, p. 81-83

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    A framework for success: A regional overview of the ICT-enhanced practices in TVET

    PAVLOVA, M., 2018, Routledge international handbook of schools and schooling in Asia. KENNEDY, K. J. & LEE, J. C-K. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 669-680

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter