Global Education Council

The Global Education Council is a driving force of visionaries from some of the world’s biggest global brands and educational institutions who are setting the tone of education globally. Together with our Chairman, Jose Papa, the Council will lead global education innovation transformation while shaping the world’s education ecosystem.

Jose Papa

Chairman for Bett Global Education Council & Co-founder of Trace Academia, Bett

Rt Hon Jim Knight

Former Minister for Schools for the United Kingdom, Chair of Whole Education and Chief Education Officer, TES

Vikas Pota

Chairman, Board of Trustees, Varkey Foundation

Dr Ger Graus

Global Director of Education, KidZania

Cláudia Costin

Centre for Excellence and Innovation in Educational Policies and former Secretary of Education, Rio de Janiero

Eric C Abrams

Chief Inclusion Officer, Stanford University Graduate School of Education

Ilse Howling

Chairman, Education Development Trust

Julia Moffet

Founder, Future Learning Fund

Mark Sparvell

Education Thought Leader, Microsoft


Principal, Ghana International School

Raya Bidshahri

Serial Entrepreneur, Writer, Educator, Futurist, Awecademy

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