Anna Brix Thomsen
Teacher and Sociologist, Co-Founder of Brix Education
Anna Brix Thomsen is a Danish Educational sociologist & Unschooling advocate. Anna has more than 17 years experience working in the education system and have worked in both pre-K, primary and special needs education as well as as a social worker working with unaccompanied refugee children.
Anna holds an undergraduate degree in pedagogy and a graduate degree in educational sociology from Aarhus University in Denmark and Stockholm University in Sweden. Anna is the co-founder of Brix Education, a company that works with supporting individuals, and children especially to develop their unique potential to the fullest.
Anna is a contributor to the working class think tank The Hampton Institute’s department of education and has contributed to the independent online sociological journal sociology.org.
Anna has co-authored the The International Handbook of Progressive Education and is working on an upcoming book on unschooling and deschooling within the school system.
Anna calls herself “a guerrilla teacher by day and a social media activist by night”. She documents her journey as a teacher on various social media sites to contribute to a meaninful and transformative discussion about education.
Currently Anna works as a process leader in development project with over 200 teachers focusing on supporting teachers to develop new ways the meet and include children in the education system to prevent inequality and exclusion.
Anna lives in Southern Sweden on a farm with her husband Viktor who is a lawyer together with their 3 cats, 30 chickens, 6 Icelandic horses, 1 mother in law, and soon a small puppy.
When Anna is in the house, social interaction and creativity soar. She is fearless in inspiring the people around her with her enthousiasm, meaning the job is done with more fun while quality and an eye for the needs and well-being of each individual are maintained. Get Anna involved and you and/or your organization will take giant leaps forward.Marcel Burger
Marlen Vargas Del Razo