Published on: 13 Jan 2016

GL has an outstanding record and reputation in the UK, and in international schools worldwide.

GL Education Group appoints Jim Kell as Director of International Partnerships

Leading assessment provider, the GL Education Group (GL), has appointed Jim Kell as Director of International Partnerships. Jim joins the Investcorp-owned group from his position as Director of Education at Bell, a leading provider of English language training and consultancy.

Jim has worked in education for over twenty-five years – as a teacher, trainer, writer, manager and consultant. He has focused for much of his career on cross-border educational co-operation, with particular success in implementing large scale educational projects with ministries and agencies overseas.

Jim said, “I am delighted to have this opportunity to take GL into the B2G market. GL has an outstanding record and reputation in the UK, and in international schools worldwide. I believe the time is right for GL to provide its high-quality support to schools in countries that aspire to a more tailored school education, enabling millions more children to make progress and flourish.” 

Greg Watson, Chief Executive of the GL Education Group, said: “Jim has extensive experience in taking UK education to large-scale overseas clients. He understands how to adapt products and services for local markets, taking the best of British overseas. The time is right for GL to build up its business with education ministries, and Jim’s appointment will give us the impetus we need for this next stage in our development.”

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