Guiomar Namo de Mello
Chairman, State Board of Education of Sao Paulo
Dr. Guiomar Namo de Mello is the President of the State Council of Education in the State of S. Paulo, Brazil. She also works as consultant for state and municipal public systems of basic education in Brazil. Dr. Namo de Mello has been working in the Brazilian basic education since her college degree, first as a teacher, them as a head teacher, researcher and professor in higher education teacher preparation; She was previously an Educational Researcher and full Professor at the Education Department, Catholic University of S. Paulo; Chancellor and Chief of Office Department of Education of S.Paulo City; Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank in Washington DC and Publisher of NOVA ESCOLA, the most important magazine for teachers in Brazil. Dr. Namo de Mello is undergraduated in the School of Education the University of S. Paulo, Brazil; Master of Arts and Doctor in Education at the Catholic University of S. Paulo and pos doctor in Comparative Education, London University, England.