Gavin Dykes is co-Founder and Director of EFF. Gavin is an independent education and technology advisor who works with governments, agencies, major corporations and institutions across the world on policy and strategy.
He is currently working on projects and events in Azerbaijan, Qatar, South Korea, the UK and the USA. Before this role, Gavin was seconded to the UK government to support development of technology and learning in schools in England, and also worked on innovative projects in further and higher education.
His current and past roles include Associate Director of Futurelab and Associate Director of the Innovation Unit.
Gavin’s key interest is in development of learning supported by technology to allow learners of all ages to enjoy education and realize their potential. Development of strategies and policies that support that interest and aim, enable system-wide change and prepare people for the future challenges we all will face, all follow swiftly behind.
Jim Wynn is co-founder and Chief Education Officer of EFF. Jim is an educator with over 36 years’ experience. Jim has taught mathematics, been a head teacher of two large schools in the UK and has worked for Microsoft, Cisco and Promethean. Jim holds a number of directorships such as with the Centre for Curriculum Redesign and the 21st Century learning alliance. He is also a trustee of the Haller Foundation in Kenya. Jim’s passion is to help teachers rekindle the reason why they started teaching in the first place.
“In the past we confused acquiring knowledge with education, today we have to understand the difference. This is my passion.”