Richard Gerver

Cited by Sir Ken Robinson as the very embodiment of his high-thinking on unleashing creativity and human potential, Richard Gerver’s transformative approach to leading change and innovation has been embraced by educational organizations all over the world.
Richard Gerver is unique amongst education experts. Having spent over twenty years working in schools as a highly decorated teacher and then award winning principal, he became globally renowned for leading the turnaround of one of the UK’s worst performing schools to it being celebrated by UNESCO and the UK Government in less than two years. Read More




Els Lagrou

Els Lagrou (MSc Economics, KU Leuven) works as a senior policy analyst and coordinator on financial literacy at the OECD in the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affaires. She coordinates the work of the OECD/INFE Technical Assistance project on financial education in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Together with her team, she provides policy and practical support for strengthening financial literacy and promoting financial well-being in the CIS region.
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Jeroen Schouppe

Jeroen Schouppe is a secondary school teacher in Herzele, Belgium. He started teaching in 2008. Throughout his teaching career he’s been involved in several Erasmus-projects, several of which have been awarded with a European quality label. Over the years he has taught English, Dutch and history. The last few years he specialised in becoming a CLIL-teacher (Content and Language Integrated Learning) combining his interest in both history and English. Read More



Jan Van Tartwijk

Jan van Tartwijk is professor of education at Utrecht University, where he also chairs the university’s graduate school for teacher education. He is also the head of the department of Education and Pedagogy of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Together with his colleagues, Jan has researched teacher-student communication in secondary classrooms in a programme that was started more than forty years ago by Theo Wubbels. Based on this research, they have written large numbers of publications in (international) journals and books, which have had a major impact on teacher education and teacher professional development in the Netherlands and elsewhere. Read More