Avantis Systems Names Ian Stuart as New Head of Education

Stuart Brings Wealth of Knowledge from Microsoft & Experience as a Secondary School Deputy Headteacher.

Avantis Systems, creators of ClassVR, today announces the appointed of Ian Stuart as Head of Education. Stuart brings over 25 years of experience in teaching and learning and in the educational technology industry. He will be leading the education team to successfully deliver educational services and support and contributing to the development of Avantis’ growing library of content and services.

“I have always wanted to make a difference for all learners. With Avantis Systems that will be accelerated. Amazing and exciting to join a passionate and creative team.”  says Stuart.

Stuart, joining from the Microsoft Education Team, previously worked as a secondary school Deputy headteacher, redeveloped Scotland’s National Learning Platform, GLOW, helped with the development of the National Digital Learning and Teaching Policy for Scotland and recently supported over 17,000 teachers to use Microsoft Team for Learning and Teaching, throughout the pandemic.

With a passion to make a difference for all teachers and leadership in education, Stuart will bring a significance educational impact to the Avantis team.  He will focus on the delivery of Avantis’ award-winning solution, ClassVR and one of the most innovative software offerings to be introduced to the classroom, Avanti’s World.

As the Head of Education, Stuart will drive the education team to support Avantis’ user schools, partners and wider network of authorities, districts, and ministries.  With a focus on maximising the pedagogical outcomes from implementing virtual reality in the classroom, Stuart will support the team to ensure best practise across Avantis’ global customer base.


Global Sales & Marketing Director, Huw Williams comments:

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“We are incredibly excited to have Ian join the team to ensure we deliver the best experience possible for our schools. Ian brings a significant amount of educational experience to underpin the talented and committed team we have at Avantis.”

For more information or to discuss the opportunity to involve Ian Stuart in your current or planned projects, please contact: community@avantiseducation.com

About Avantis

Avantis Systems, the creators of ClassVR, provide simple classroom technology used by more than a million students in over 70 countries.

The world’s first virtual reality designed just for education provides everything a school needs to seamlessly implement VR technology in any classroom, all at an affordable cost. www.avantiseducation.com