Nord Anglia University, UK. International schools organisation Nord Anglia Education has appointed Sir Michael Barber as chair of Nord Anglia University, its digital professional development platform. Sir Michael will work closely with Nord Anglia’s education experts to further enhance how it uses digital learning to create new development opportunities for its 15,000 colleagues teaching and working in 32 countries around the world. Sir Michael brings a wealth of experience in education to his role at Nord Anglia, having worked in schools, higher education and government for over 30 years. “Nord Anglia has a strong reputation for professional development,” Michael said. “The philosophy is that ‘great teachers make great schools’ and I’ll be working closely with their educators to look at new ways to invest in colleagues’ growth and to ensure that their growth improves student outcomes.” Sir Michael brings “significant experience and value to Nord Anglia”, Nord Anglia CEO, Andrew Fitzmaurice, continued. “His insight will ensure we continue to offer the best professional development program in international education.”