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OES has appointed one of the world’s leading thinkers in online learning, Professor Gilly Salmon, as Academic Director of its UK operations.
Professor Salmon brings more than 30 years’ experience in Higher Education. She is internationally renowned for her significant contributions to education futures and for research into technological change and learning innovation.
OES is majority owned by SEEK, an ASX-listed technology company with market capitalisation of AUD$7bn and a global leader in the creation and operation of education and online employment markets.
Andrea Burrows, Managing Director of the UK Operations, commented, “Following successful partnerships with leading education providers in Australia, OES is expanding its operations into the UK to deliver education that meets the flexibility, global outlook and high standards required by a wide and diverse range of future online learners.
“We’re a company established to advance the online education industry, providing a student-centric approach to education and we are thrilled to have Professor Salmon join the OES team. She is esteemed for her research and expertise in programme design, teaching methods and the implementation of digital technologies.
“As Academic Director, Professor Salmon will play a pivotal role in enabling OES to define and deliver its long-term vision and ambitious growth for university partners and their future success in online,” Ms Burrows said.
Professor Salmon will create and lead the UK academic team.
“I’m delighted to have been given the opportunity to join a progressive and outstanding organisation in Online Education Services,” Professor Salmon said.
“I’m looking forward to playing a significant role in developing new partnerships and leading the academic team in delivering high quality academic programmes and outstanding learning experiences for students.”
Gilly Salmon is currently a Professor of Innovation and Transformation at the University of Liverpool. She was previously Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of Western Australia and Swinburne University of Technology.
Professor Salmon will commence her new role at OES UK in September 2018.