Andy Perryer is European Head of Digital Learning for Cognita Schools, and is based in Bristol, UK. He completed his teaching degree in 2008, and has taught in the UK and internationally. Before joining Cognita in 2018, Andy was Head of Digital Learning and Innovation at Putney High School, and hosted the first VR in Education conference in the UK. Since joining Cognita, he has been involved in a number of transformational projects including the UK schools technology refresh, the 2020 online learning strategy, 13,000 1-to-1 device deployment across Europe. His current work streams are writing and enacting group digital learning strategies, measuring digital maturity as a group, and performing research around innovative projects.
Launched in 2004, Cognita is an extraordinary family of diverse yet connected schools that span 12 countries and share one common purpose: to create an inspiring world of education that builds self-belief and empowers individuals to succeed. With over 80 schools in Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia, Cognita employs 7,500 teaching and support staff in the care and education of more than 55,000 students. Together, Cognita schools provide a uniquely global education that goes beyond grades to develop all-round academic excellence – equipping young people with the confidence and resourcefulness that prepares them to grow, thrive and find their success in a fast-changing world. www.cognita.com