Press Release: IYF Appoints Frances TSAKONAS as Executive Director for the International Youth Academy

Dr. Frances TSAKONAS, Executive Director - International Youth Academy


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  

Date: 1 September 2020                                                                     

Contact: Media Relations, press@iyfweb.org

Press Release: IYF Appoints Frances TSAKONAS as Executive Director for the International Youth Academy 

London, United Kingdom: The Executive Office of the International Youth Federation announced today the appointment of Dr. Frances TSAKONAS of Australia as Executive Director for the International Youth Academy (IYA).

Dr. Frances is an Educationalist and ‘Edupreneur’ with over 40 years of experience setting up education and training institutions around the world and working internationally with education and training institutions, governments, and international organisations (including the World Bank, OECD, EU, British Council, and UN).

She brings to this position a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge in of global education and training on trends and developments. She has worked as an independent consultant since 1990 focusing primarily on education systems reform and the identification of strategic international development opportunities for education and training institutions globally.

Dr. Frances holds a PhD in Higher Education Internationalisation from the Institute of Education, University of London. 

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The IYF is a global youth network, an organization advocating for youth empowerment and connecting countries to knowledge, experience, and resources to help young people build a better future. The IYF works to empower youth in line with 2030 Global Goals Agenda, to create a sustainable world for all young people through education, advocacy, and the promotion of respect and compassion.

We inform, engage, and mobilize new audiences to take action and raise funds that support sustainable development programs for youth around the world.

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