GEMS Education today announced that Tony Little, current Head Master of Eton College, will begin a new role as Chief Education Officer of GEMS schools in Europe, USA and Africa in September, 2015.
In this newly created role, Tony Little will ensure educational excellence throughout the GEMS network of globally connected schools, with a particular focus on achieving high quality boarding education.
Sunny Varkey, Chairman of GEMS Education, said: “We’re delighted to welcome someone of the distinction of Tony Little to further the GEMS cause of advancing high quality education across the world.
”Throughout his whole career, Tony has sought to provide the best possible education for a wide range of pupils, based on the potential of every child both inside and outside the classroom. His commitment to holistic education and strong values to help shape good citizens is something that we believe our schools can greatly benefit from.”
Tony Little said: “GEMS Education's focus on providing a quality education to pupils of all ages across the world makes joining them a wonderful opportunity. I look forward to contributing to a pioneering education organisation that is leading innovation in schools throughout developed and emerging markets."