Miho Taguma is Senior Policy Analyst in the Early Childhood and Schools Division of the Directorate for Education and Skills at the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). She is currently leading the new OECD initiative, Education 2030, which aims to help countries to explore different dimensions of 21st century competencies which modern education systems need to develop in students towards the world in 2030 (Project Phase 1: 2015-2018); and in a later stage (Project Phase 2: 2019 and beyond), help countries explore the learning environments and education systems that can support the development of these competencies. The project will focus on secondary level education, where relevant, including vocational education and training while recognising a life-long learning continuum.
She is also leading the OECD’s work on early childhood education and care (ECEC), including the OECD Network on Early Childhood Educaton and Care (ECEC), the international ECEC staff survey, the policy reviews of ECEC which have resulted in the OECD Starting Strong publication series. In the past, she has led various policy reviews such as on migrant educaiton, recognition of non-formal and informal learning. During her post at the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, she worked on "E-learning in Tertiary Education". She was also involved in the UNESCO-OECD Policy Review of Education Sector for Mauritius as a review team member. Prior to joining the OECD, she was working in the Education Sector of UNESCO, such as on intercultural dialogue and education projects.