Pasi Sahlberg is professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Melbourne, Australia. His previous work in Finland includes classroom teaching in Helsinki Teacher Training School #1, teacher education at the University of Helsinki, and Director General at Finland’s Ministry of Education. He also served as senior education specialist at the World Bank (in Washington DC), and lead education expert in the European Commission (in Italy), and visiting professor at Harvard University. Pasi has reviewed and researched teachers and teacher education around the world advising universities and governments on teacher education and professional development as part of whole system change. Pasi’s latest books include ‘Empowered Educators in Finland’ (2017), ‘In Teachers We Trust: The Finnish Way to world class schools’ and ‘Finnish Lessons 3.0: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland’ (2021). He is a recipient of the 2012 Education Award in Finland, the 2013 Grawemeyer Award in the U.S., the 2014 Robert Owen Award in Scotland, the 2016 Lego Prize in Denmark, and the 2021 Dr. Paul Brock Memorial Medal in NSW. Pasi lives with his family in South Melbourne.