Catherine Whitaker is CEO and head of learning at EtonX, the leading online provider of 21st century skills for international schools. Catherine is heading the company’s mission to provide students with soft skills to enhance their university studies and broaden their long-term career opportunities. Catherine is a career innovator in digital content and online learning, having been chief operating officer of social learning platform Knowledge Transmission, and holding business development and editorial posts at HarperCollins and Macmillan.
Despite sustained investment in global education systems over the years, there’s a persistent gap in our children’s learning. 21st century skills - such as problem-solving, critical thinking and appreciating cultural differences - are lacking among the university students of tomorrow.