Simon Breaksprear

Simon Breakspear

Simon Breakspear is recognised internationally as a leading thinker on the future of learning and educational innovation. As the founder of LearnLabs, a global learning strategy and design agency, he helps school, system and policy leaders design and deliver high-impact strategies to enable deeper learning at scale. He has worked with and spoken to leaders across Australia, New Zealand, the USA, the UK, Europe, Canada, Israel, Hong Kong and India.


Simon works at the intersection of learning innovation and system reform. He has contributed to the OECD PISA and Innovative Learning Environments projects and launched the global Agile Schools movement. He incubates networks of the next generation of educational leaders through curating emerging leaders summits and advises educational technology start-ups committed to improving the quality and equity of learning.


Simon holds Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Teaching. He did his graduate studies in education as a Commonwealth Scholar at the University of Oxford, and as a Gates Scholar at the University of Cambridge.