Brief Bio: 

Mark Sparvell is an award winner educator with over 25 years experience leading improvement for schools, systems, higher-ed and professional associations. 

In his current role he partners directly with researchers, education leaders and organizations globally to identify innovative leading and teaching practice, building community and capacity by leveraging digital solutions.  

As Associate Director, Professional Learning with Principals Australia Institute, Mark designed and delivered professional learning for education systems across Australia and Asia Pacific. Mark has taught both pre-service and post-graduate studies. 

As Education Leader with Microsoft, Mark led the Global Leader audience strategy and developed the global Showcase School program. 

In his current role Mark has championed the Thought-Leadership strategy for Education Marketing and led the publication of research into the Class of 2030 and Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI with McKinsey and Company and the Economist Intelligence Unit. 

Mark is the  host of the monthly What’s New in Edu Youtube channel, the Teaching Happiness web-series and regular presenter at Executive Briefings, conferences and international keynotes. 

Mark is an expert on social and emotional intelligence in education contexts and moderates a lively FB group focused on Social and Emotional Learning http://bit.ly/SELinEdu. 

Mark is a Salzburg Global Seminar Fellow, a member of the BETT Global Education Council,  Steering Committee member for KARANGA (Global Alliance for Social and Emotional Skills and the NESLI Steering Committee. 


Mark Sparvell B. Ed., M. Ed. 

 Education Leader  

Microsoft Education
Microsoft Corporation, USA
(425) 305-1781 Mobile | marksp@microsoft.com 

Twitter :@sparvell 

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/sparvell 





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6 thoughts on “About

  1. Mark is a social, positive-critical principal with connections all over the world.
    His drive to help education shift to the next level has no limits and he works hard to achieve that.
    Mark is a treasure for education around the world.
    Mathijs ter Bork, teacher of the year 2010-2011 from the Netherlands

  2. It’s been an exciting journey watching Mark achieve so much over the 15 or so years that I’ve worked with him; we all knew from the first meeting that he was a guy that was ‘going places”. So pleased to have been able to work with him and learn from him when he was at my school.

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