Yan Cao

Yan Cao

Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia Visiting Fellow Spring 2022
Yan Cao
Cao Yan is Associate Professor and Deputy Director of Child Development Center, China Development Research Foundation.  She received a master's degree of Educational Administration from Beijing Normal University. In CDRF, She has been engaged in the practice and research related to preschool education in central and western rural areas for a long time. She was instrumental in the design of the One Village One Preschool (OVOP) project —a community based, non-formal early education program serving rural children in remote villages of national designated poverty counties, which received the 2018 WISE Award. She participated in writing several reports, including “Suggestions on Popularizing Preschool Education in Western Rural Areas” and “One Village, One Preschool for universal preschool education in poor areas”,  which were published in Research Reports of The Development Research Center of The State Council.