Partners in Learning 2012 - best off third day

Kirsten Panton (Denmark)

Kirsten works at the Partners in Learning regional lead for Western Europe in Microsoft.
Partners in Learning (PiL) is Microsoft’s global program for partnering with governments, educators and institutions in order to meet the demands for 21st Century learning.

Before joining Microsoft in 2003 as the PiL manager in Denmark, Kirsten spent 15 years working in the education sector.  This includes 11 years at Niels Brock, the largest business college in Denmark in the roles of teacher, program manager and Head of Information.  She also held the position of Head of Teacher Development, designing and implementing key pedagogical development for the 2,000 teachers at the college.

Previous to entering the world of education Kirsten spent 12 years in the modern industrial design industry where she was head of buying at Form&Farve.  Her responsibilities included working with international companies, like Crate and Barrel in the US, Marimekko in Finland and others on procuring goods for resale within Denmark.  

Kirsten holds a Master of Science (Economics) degree and a Bachelor degree in English.

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