Bob Harrison

I am pleased to be part of an organisation that is not only passionate about how technology can improve vocational and adult education but rather than talk about it actually makes things happen…

 

Bob has had extensive experience in schools and colleges as a teacher, senior manager, Principal and  Governor. He has worked with Head teachers and senior leaders in developing leadership skills for the National College and the Building Schools for the Future Leadership programme. He is also Vice Chair of Governors at a Beacon College and a governor of a Trafford school.

He has been Toshiba’s Education Adviser for 13 years and is a writer, presenter and researcher on mobile learning, digital technologies and next generation learning. Toshiba is the “lead employer” in the Nottingham University Technical College/Academy.

Bob is a member of the British Computer Society/Royal Academy of Engineering working group redrafting the ICT National Curriculum to make it more “ambitious and challenging”. He is currently the Chair of the Teaching Schools New Technology Advisory Board, a HE/Industry/Schools/DfE/TA group which aims to ensure that the next generation of teachers have the necessary skills to prepare children for their lives as workers and digital citizens in the 3rd Millenium.

Bob regularly visits the Palo Alto campus of Stanford University to research current developments and is particularly interested in the “education’s digital future” at Stanford.

 www.setuk.co.uk  twitter @bobharrisonset.

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