Pasi Sahlberg is a Finnish educator and author who has worked as schoolteacher, teacher educator, researcher, and policy advisor in Finland and has studied education systems, analysed education policies, and advised education reforms around the world.
He speaks internationally about educational improvement, enhancing equity and excellence in schools, and the future of schooling. His work on enhancing understanding of education internationally is shifting policy from standardisation and educational segregation to more equitable and inclusive approaches.
In 2017 Pasi presented at the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) conference in Sydney and has recently taken on a role at the University of NSW.
He has written and spoken widely about his book “Finnish Lessons 2.0: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland” which he won the 2013 Grawemeyer Award for an idea that has potential to change the world.