Klik2learn names new non-executive director

Klik2learn names new non-executive director

Online course developer Klik2learn has appointed Dr Helen Wright as a non-executive director.

Dr Helen Wright is an experienced education specialist and highly skilled in education leadership. A well-known school principal, having led schools in the UK and Australia for over 13 years, Dr Wright is now a board chair and International Education Advisor. She has a special interest in social mobility for learners of all backgrounds. She has an active portfolio career, including executive coaching of senior educational leaders, and is a non-executive director on a number of boards in the UK and overseas.

Dr Wright says: “Understanding technology is powerful for educationalists and it’s not just for those in ‘tech’ fields. How we support our tutors, teachers and learners on leveraging technology to improve learning outcomes is key. Klik2learn is innovating and creating new approaches using cutting edge technology and I’m incredibly excited to help it do much more both here in the UK and overseas.”

Commenting on the appointment, Ann Attridge, founder and CEO of Klik2learn, said: “I’m delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Wright as non-executive Director. She brings an invaluable set of skills to the Board, including a deep understanding of the challenges education leaders face in transforming education to meet and exceed the needs of learners in a digital world.”

Chairman, Nick Kuenssberg, said, “As Klik2learn moves into its next phase of growth, Dr Wright will add significant value to the board. She recognises the power of technology to improve education and has a deep understanding of the technology adoption process for schools and colleges.”