Public Speaking

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CONFERENCE SPEAKING

I am an experienced speaker. My portfolio is extensive having presented at a variety of conferences and events, including school and local authority training seminars and national and international conferences. I have presented to diverse audiences; school staff, Education Officers, Service Managers, Directors of Education, the wider Children’s Services spectrum of Health and Social Care and across Government and it’s executive agencies.

Consultation and speaking will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of The University of Glasgow. For enquiries, please contact me directly.

SELECTED EVENTS 

  • Learning Through Technology, Glasgow, UK.
  • EduTech17, Glasgow, UK.
  • BETT, London UK.
  • Scottish Learning Festival, Glasgow, UK.
  • The University of Deakin, Melbourne, Australia.
  • ITELEAD Project Suceava, Romania.
  • Higher Education Academy Changing Learning Landscapes, University of Warwick, UK.
  • 7th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Glasgow, UK.
  • ITELEAD Project Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Keynote Speaker Social Media 18th International Conference on Education Technology, Hong Kong.
  • Scottish Government 16+ Learning Choices National Events, Glasgow and Edinburgh, UK.
  • Digital Schools Awards, HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft and Intel, UK.
  • Social Media in Higher Education, University of Sheffield Hallam, UK.
  • Digital Education, University of Salford, UK.
Twitter Commentary
  • Webinar: Artificial Intelligence: How ‘new thinking’ is changing the world
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have a profound impact on our society over the next 20 years. It’s important to ask how we are going to use it. It’s arrival will bring many positives, and possibly many negatives, such as: military…Read more ›
  • CA North America Magazine Launched
    This new monthly digital magazine is dedicated to the news and views of our members; a sizeable portion of our US and Canada members work in business and financial services, with many at management level, and we are focusing our…Read more ›
  • Technology Education: Do we have a PR crisis?
    It has been a long-standing commentary that resides with teachers around the country, that technology education suffers at the hands of science and mathematics. I have heard many jokes since I began my teaching career in 1997, as a student…Read more ›
  • Next speaking event: Learning Through Technology
    Learning Through Technology (6th June 2017) Technology Innovation Centre (University of Strathclyde) The Digital Learning and Teaching Strategy for Scotland was published in September 2016. The report outlines how important young people consider the use of digital technologies as a…Read more ›
  • #EduTechScot Conference 2017
    The Scottish Government’s STEM Education and Training strategy points to the important role STEM Education & Training has to play if we are to fully realise aspirations for all children and young people to have the skills and confidence needed…Read more ›
  • Annual Survey Of The Use Of Digital Technology / Glow
    Education Scotland carries out an annual survey of school staff and pupils to find out more about their use of digital technology in general and Glow in particular. This has been run most years in the last decade and it…Read more ›
  • Education needs to move beyond tablet devices – a perspective on mixed reality #NDLW17
    The education technology landscape has changed considerably over the last few years. Emerging devices and new approaches to learning are at the fore of new teaching pedagogy, with an increased focus on the use of digital technology in the classroom.…Read more ›
  • Social Media in Education #NDLW17 #DigitalDifference
    Originally published via Efficiency Exchange. Re-written for National Digital Learning Week 2017. As a lecturer, I have the opportunity to explore many new technologies and new pedagogies. Through my work, I’m able to visit primary and secondary schools throughout the…Read more ›
  • The Digital Everyday: Exploration or Alienation?
    I’m writing to you on behalf of the Centre for Digital Culture at King’s College London to invite you to attend an international event on Saturday, May 6 called “The Digital Everyday: Exploration or Alienation?” I’ve reached out to you…Read more ›
  • Speaking at #EduTech17 #EduTechScot @futurescot_news
    I will be presenting at EduTech 2017 this coming May, discussing the role of digital technologies in learning, with a specific focus on the Digital Schools Awards, accredited by Education Scotland and supported by HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft and…Read more ›
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