Computing cordinator, Chingford C of E Primary School
Founder, The Edtech Podcast
Principle Lecturer, University of Roehampton
Over the years he has contributed to a number of computing related projects including: CAS’s computer science curriculum, the national curriculum computing programmes of study, the CAS / Naace guide to the computing curriculum for primary teachers, training of CAS Master Teachers, the BETT and ERA Award winning Rising Stars Switched on Computing, Barefoot Computing, Code Club Pro’s training materials, QuickStart Computing and resources for the BBC and Microsoft. Current projects include Hello World, a free magazine for computing teachers, and Project Quantum – a national item bank of computing questions.
He gives regular keynotes and CPD workshops on computing and education technology in the UK and abroad and has worked on a number of international consultancy projects involving curriculum development and CPD.
Director, Cvitas Schools
Justine believes in education and grappling with big ideas – and practised what she preaches by completing a degree in Classical Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London, as a mature student. She loves good food and hates food snobbery, and learned to cook at WestminsterCollege. Her greatest media claim to fame was being on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour on the issue of ‘frugal food’, which made her Mum extremely proud.
Director, Consultant Publisher, Frattempo Ltd.
Head Teacher, Bacon Garth Primary School
I have also undertaken a PE Advisory Teacher Secondment for 18 months with the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
My current school has recently (Dec 1012) been graded as Outstanding by OfSTED and Leadership and Management were graded as Outstanding. Management and Leadership of Educational ICT and ICT to support the effective running of the school is highly effective.
I am a designated National and Local Leader of Education and support schools in vulnerable and challenging circumstances.
In all my school roles, I have been the ICT Co-ordinator and responsible for the planning, standards and resourcing of ICT in school. This has included full ICT suite refurbishment and development, the writing of new ICT schemes, the development of ICT links with other curriculum areas etc. etc. As the Headteacher, I am also responsible for the overall strategic direction and use of ICT in school, including educational and school management use of ICT and the financial implications of these decisions.
I have previously had experience of judging for the ICT awards, mainly in the primary and early years sections.
Consultant, Self Employed
Education Writer and Researcher
I also taught the PGCE ICT programme at Birmingham City University from 2005-2010. I support schools across the West Midlands to encourage them to use technology helping them make best use of technology in school.
CEO, Innovate My School
Michael has been working in education for over 11 years, from managing the IT systems at his Dad’s secondary school to entertaining clusters of headteachers through his innovation speed dating events programme. Michael’s unique position gives him unprecedented access to the latest tools and trends emerging from the sector, and how they can positively impact teaching and learning in schools.
Advisor for ICT and Inclusion
He has spoken about his work at conferences across the UK and internationally, and is widely published as a writer, including several books, most recently co-authoring ‘Learning with Mobile and Handheld Technologies’ – winner of Best Book in the 2015 Technology and Innovation Awards.
Simon Griffiths MBE
Head Teacher, Lindens Primary School
Academy Governor, Farnham Heath End School
Further roles included community and family learning, International School Links, Education Business Partnership steering group membership and a founding member of our local confederation of schools. I helped set up and manage the school’s Maths and Computing Specialist School programme. I am currently Learning Resource Centre Manager and Careers Coordinator. I am also a school Governor and Academy Director.
Learning Resource Consultant, London Grid for Learning
Chair of Governors/Ufi Trustee, Ufi
Bob is also Chair of Governors at Northern College and Vice Chair of Governors a Trafford school.
He has been Toshiba’s Education Adviser for 16 years and is a writer, presenter and researcher on mobile learning, digital technologies and next generation learning.
Bob regularly visits the Palo Alto campus of Stanford University to research current developments and is a participant in the “education’s digital future” project and is a judge at the Stanford Graduate School of Education Learning Design with Technology Masters programme.. Bob is also a judge for the BIS/Innovate UK Learning Technology-Design for Impact fund,
He is a Board member of the UfI Trust, YMCA Training and Awards and is a Judge for the BETT Awards and TES FE Awards.
Bob has recently been invited to join the BIS FE and Skills Area based review advisory group trying to reshape the FE landscape towards a more digital future.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Professor of Learner Centred Design, UCL
Director, Edtech Mark
From KS1 to higher ed, Natalie gets excited about bringing the best in education technologies to the end users: students and staff. QTS and QTLS qualified, her career started at the German Ministry of Education and includes a subject leader position at an east London college. More recently, Natalie was awarded the 2017 Learning Partnership Award for ‘Most Successful Technology Project’. This involved the development of an ambitious BYOD project within a department with limited computer access.
With a long-time interest in education technology, Natalie is a keen contributor to Education Technology Magazine, University Business Magazine, Huffington Post and TES. She has worked with educational companies of all sizes across all sectors, including NetSupport School, Kortext, Unio By Harness, Turnitin, RefME (now Cite This For Me), YourTutor and Firefly Learning.
Group Director of Technology, United Learning
Computing and Online Safety Adviser, Havering Education Services
He is the former Chair of the Board of Management of Naace – the Education Technology Association.
Dave enjoys exploring education technology internationally – addressing Japan’s ‘New Education Expo’ conference, participating in the USA’s ISTE and providing education technology consultancy in the Middle East and Europe. He was previously a teacher/senior leader in 3 schools, governor of 4 schools and Assistant Marketing Director/Senior Tutor at Anglia Ruskin University’s mPowerNet
Deputy Headteacher, Fulston Manor School
Retired teacher / Author, Freelance
David has always believed computational thinking and programming are vital as they allow students to develop problem-solving skills and an ability to express solutions clearly and creatively – similar to writing a story, a poem or composing music.
David is a keen allotmenteer and Middlesbrough supporter.
Chair, Impero Software
Head of Education Technology, Department of Education
Alex has been truly impressed by the great practice and products out there, but Government should now be playing a greater role alongside the sector in supporting realisation of the opportunities for technology more widely.
AVP / Curriculum Director of Science
As part of her commitment to increase diverse leadership within education, Bukky uses social media to participate with a number of initiatives including WomenEd and BAMEed. She is a London Regional Leader for WomenEd and is registered as a leadership coach in programme run by the Department for Education.
She presents at regional and national conferences to support the development of educators at all levels. She also champions grass root projects that help colleagues maintain their well-being. Bukky is a prolific member of the Twitter community (@rondelle10_b) and regularly blogs.
Kriss Baird, Business Programme Coordinator, UCL EDUCATE
Cara Bleiman, Mandarin Primary Specialist Teacher, Specialist Leader of Education Harris Federation
Lewis Bronze, Independent
Nicholas Joseph, Lecturer, University of Derby
Henry Warren, Owner, Henry B. Warren ltd