Member for Lalor Joanne Ryan has congratulated former Prime Minister and Member for Lalor Julia Gillard on her appointment as Chair of the Global Partnership for Education.
“It is fantastic to see Julia’s work in education, both as our local representative and Prime Minister, being recognised," Ms Ryan said.
“As a tireless and passionate advocate for the truly transformative power of education, Julia is the perfect choice for this role."
Ms Ryan said that during her time as Prime Minister and Education Minister, Ms Gillard had driven the biggest reforms to Australian education in a generation.
"We see her improvements every day, in every classroom."
The Global Partnership for Education is an international organisation focused on supporting school education in developing countries.