Role: Chair of the Board

Global Partnership for Education

Ms Gillard has served as the Chair of the Board of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) since February 2014. GPE is a leading organisation dedicated to expanding access to, and better quality, education worldwide. In July 2015 Ms Gillard was also appointed to the Commission on Financing for Global Education, a high level commission tasked with identifying more effective and better coordinated ways to deploy resources to ensure that children are in school and learning.
Role: Distinguished Fellow


Ms Gillard is a Distinguished Fellow with the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution in Washington, one of the world’s leading policy centres focused on universal quality education in the developing world.
Role: Honorary Professor

The University of Adelaide

Ms Gillard joined the University of Adelaide as an Honorary Professor in 2013. A former alumnus of the university, she now enjoys delivering regular guest lectures to students in the Department of History and Politics and hosts an intern in her office each year.
Role: Chair of the Board of Directors


Ms Gillard is the Chair of the Board of Directors of beyondblue, an iconic Australian organisation committed to helping Australians understand and manage anxiety and depression.