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Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen is appointed Director General of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)


As the current Director General of the Finnish National Agency for Education, Mr Heinonen visited VFIS and spoke at the school’s Grand Opening on August 12th, 2019. According to the IBO’s announcement, “Mr Heinonen brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of educational systems development and innovation to the IB. He is engaged actively with the OECD and other international organisations in contributing views on the future of education, including the sharing of best practise, personalised and lifelong learning, the impact of technology and the development of educators. He is a regular speaker in global educational forums.” Mr Heinonen will commence his appointment at the IBO on May 1st, 2021.

For the whole article, please go to the IBO’s announcement here