Gavin Dykes

Director, Education World Forum, UK

Gavin Dykes is director of the Education World Forum (EWF) and the Asian Summit on Education and Skills. Gavin's responsibilities for these Ministerial events include negotiating with Ministries and setting the program. In EWF 2019, 90 plus countries were represented. He is co-founder and chair of Education Fast Forward debates. He serves on advisory boards for several Ed-Tech organizations. He has worked in consultancy and advisory roles for the OECD, UNESCO, the World Bank and for governments, agencies and foundations and contributed to the Masters in education entrepreneurship program at the University of Pennsylvania. Among OECD initiatives, Gavin moderated the TALIS launch in Tokyo, the first Global Education Industry Summit in Helsinki, and Skills Summits in Bergen and Porto. Gavin co-authored 'Aspire High - Imagining Tomorrow's School today (2017)' and the World Bank publication 'Building and Sustaining National Educational Technology Agencies: Lessons, Models and Case Studies from Around the World (2017).'


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