Catherine M.B. Young, Ph.D.

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

  • Director, LEAD Asia, SIL International, 2013–
  • Certified Senior Literacy and Education Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Language, Education and Development (LEAD) Coordinator, SIL Philippines Branch, 2010–
  • Coordinator, Multilingual Education (MLE) and Language Programme Planning Module, European Training Programme (ETP), 2010–
  • Multilingual Education Coordinator, SIL Asia Area, 2008–
  • Literacy Coordinator, SIL Philippines Branch, 1997– 

Other professional experience and service

  • 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

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
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