Catherine M.B. Young, Ph.D.

International Literacy and Education Coordinator, Senior Literacy and Education Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Education, University of Wales, UK, 2011
  • M.Ed., Literacy, University of Sheffield, UK, 2001
  • B.Ed. (Honours), Applied Education, University of Lancaster, UK, 1981

Current positions

  • SIL International Coordinator for Literacy and Education, 2014- 
  • MA Coordinator, Literacy Programme Development, Redcliffe College. 2013-
  • Director, LEAD Asia, SIL International, 2013– 2014
  • Senior Literacy and Education Consultant, SIL International, 2012–

Other professional experience and service

  • Language, Education and Development (LEAD) Coordinator, SIL Philippines Branch, 2010– 2014
  • Coordinator, Multilingual Education (MLE) and Language Programme Planning Module, European Training Programme (ETP), 2010– 2013
  • Multilingual Education Coordinator, SIL Asia Area, 2008– 2014
  • Literacy Coordinator, SIL Philippines Branch, 1997– 2013
  • Associate Director (Movements), LEAD Asia, 2008–2013
  • SIL International Literacy and Education Consultant, 2008–2011
  • Associate Director for Academic Affairs, SIL Philippines Branch, 2002–2006
  • Linguistic Researcher, Palawano: Brooke’s Point, Philippines. 1991-1999

Professional memberships

  • Comparative and International Education Society of North America, 2009–
  • Linguistic Society of the Philippines, 2001–

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Palawano, Brooke’s Point: ILR 3
  • Filipino: ILR 2+

Research interests

  • Multilingual education
  • Education policy and planning
  • Participatory development practices 
Redcliffe College
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Gloucester,
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United Kingdom