||Dr Tony Wagner
Co-Director of the Change Leadership Group, Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA
Tony has been Co-Director of the Change Leadership Group since its inception in 2000. An initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CLG is a R&D centre that helps teams to be effective change leaders in schools and districts. He also was on the faculty of the Executive Leadership Program for Educators, a joint initiative of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, Business School, and Kennedy School of Government. Tony consults widely to public and independent schools, districts, and foundations around the country and internationally and served as Senior Advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for eight years.
Tony has worked for more than 35 years in the field of school improvement. Prior to assuming his current position at Harvard, Tony was a high school teacher for 12 years; a school principal; a university professor in teacher education; co-founder and first executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility; project director for the Public Agenda Foundation in New York; and President and CEO of the Institute for Responsive Education.