Nord Anglia Education, the world’s leading premium international schools organisation, today announced that Chris Sizemore, former Head of Product at BBC Education, has been appointed Director of Product Development for its global Education Technology (EdTech) division.
Chris brings to his new role a wealth of experience in product development and digital content strategy from creating immersive learning experiences for children of all ages. For over a decade, Chris served as Head of Product and Executive Producer for digital at the BBC, where he played a leading role in the development of BBC’s educational digital services including BBC Bitesize, the award-winning online revision platform for students.
Chris joins Nord Anglia from Limina Immersive, a start-up he co-founded which specialises in creative virtual reality experiences.
In his new role, Chris will lead on the design and delivery of Nord Anglia’s digital teaching and learning platforms used by its 67,000 students and 10,000 teachers across 73 schools globally. Chris will oversee the development of Nord Anglia’s EdTech platforms designed to unlock students’ learning potential. Chris reports to Simon Nelson, Group Digital Director, who is leading Nord Anglia’s global EdTech programme.
Commenting on his appointment, Chris Sizemore said: “It’s a fantastic time to be joining Nord Anglia. We’re combining the best in technology and teaching to help children learn more than they ever thought possible, while collaborating with their classmates in their school and with students across Nord Anglia’s global network of schools. What sets us apart is that our technology is teacher-led through and through, designed to create outstanding learning experiences in the classroom and at home.”
Simon Nelson, Group Digital Director, Nord Anglia Education, said: “Chris is an outstanding talent whose experience and creativity in using technology to improve learning outcomes is first-class. As his track-record at the BBC shows, Chris knows how to develop digital platforms with imaginative and original content that quickly become the go-to destinations for children’s learning.”