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Wisdom Weaver


Anthony Mackay



Anthony Mackay is immediate past CEO and current Co-Chair of the Washington DC-based National Center on Education and the Economy. Anthony was inaugural Chair Australian Institute for Teaching & School Leadership; inaugural Deputy Chair Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority; immediate past Chair Australian Council for Educational Research and immediate past Deputy Chair of the Education Council New Zealand. Anthony is Deputy Chancellor Swinburne University, Melbourne; Honorary Senior Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne; and Visiting Professor, International Centre for Educational Enhancement, University of Bolton UK. He is CEO, Centre for Strategic Education, Melbourne and Co-Chair of Learning Creates Australia.

Anthony is co-founder of GELP and was foundation Chair of Innovation Unit. He is an Expert Advisor to OECD, to the WISE Leadership Network and the Global Cities Education Network, and is a Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar. Anthony is the Moderator for the annual International Summit on the Teaching Profession and the High Performing Systems for Tomorrow Program.

What inspires you?

Convenings such as this, Manifesting the Future of Education.

What relationship has been most influential in your life?

My fellow Wisdom Weavers – system convenors.

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