Jon Audain is a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Education, University of Winchester. For the last 20 years, he has worked in education as a primary teacher, Head of Year, Senior Teacher, Learning Platform/VLE Consultant and peripatetic music teacher in two different LEAs. In 2006, he was appointed as a county-based Advanced Skills Teacher (AST) specialising in Primary ICT within the third largest local authority in the UK. He has advised and worked with schools, teachers as well as award-winning children’s author Judy Waite and companies such as BrainPOP, 2Simple, Promethean, Rising Stars, Scholastic, MirandaNet and MESH.
Jon is the author and collaborator of over 20 books, chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles and papers including ‘The Ultimate Guide to Using ICT Across the Curriculum (For Primary Teachers): Web, widgets, whiteboards and beyond!’ (Bloomsbury) and ‘Jumpstart! Apps: Creative learning, ideas and activities for ages 7-11’(Routledge). Jon is an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) and a member of the Promethean Advisory Council/ActivAdvocate.
He is the incoming Chair of the Technology, Pedagogy in Education Association (TPEA), a national subject association for evidence-informed research and education technology as well as an executive board member for the Education Futures Collaboration (www.meshguides.org). He is a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching; a Fellow of the College of Teachers and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce..