Ben has over 15 years of experience as a Technician including 5 years as the Lead Technician at a local City Learning Centre. Ben was seconded to the Curriculum Innovation Service for 2 years before being employed in his present role as Technician and Media Development Officer in 2013. His technical role also includes specialist knowledge of configuring, deploying and managing iPads and Chromebooks. His media portfolio includes laser etching, large format image design and printing. He has been involved in the designing and configuring of over 50 blogs for organisations including hosting and training. He specialises in the recording and editing of digital fi lm and has produced many videos / short films for schools over the last few years showcasing the impact of a range of projects and initiatives.
Paul has over 18 years of primary school teaching experience both in the UK and abroad. His role involves working strategically with local, regional and national organisations ensuring the service’s provision continually evolves to meet the needs of all partners. He is passionate about utilising technologies allowing pupils to become engaged and independent lifelong learners. Paul is a qualified Online Safety Mark Assessor, CEOP Ambassador, Childnet Trainer and Into Film CPD Practitioner. He is known nationally for his work with Digital Leaders through the very successful Bradford Digital Leader Academy Programme.
Steve worked as a forensic toxicologist but after a chance encounter with a computer in 1982 started working in schools who were slowly embracing new technology. Steve has since worked in 3 local authorities and over 450 schools developing a wealth of experience and knowledge as well as qualifying as an Ofsted Inspector. He has been a Curriculum Innovation Consultant in Bradford since 2002 with expertise in programming,game development, control technology and developing apps. Presently Steve is investigating the use of AR and VR in schools and is a Minecraft in Education guru. He is a qualified Online Safety Mark Assessor, Microsoft Teacher Trainer, Apple Teacher and a CEOP Ambassador.
Tim has over 20 years of experience as a Primary Teacher, 12 of them as an ICT Subject Leader and joined the team as a Curriculum Innovation Consultant in 2012. Tim is a qualified Online Safety Mark Assessor, CEOP Ambassador, Apple Professional Development Authorised Trainer, Into Film CPD Practitioner and a Google Certified Teacher. Tim manages and delivers our very successful Film Literacy Provision and has worked regionally and nationally with schools to manage and deploy whole school Chromebook projects. He developed our very popular Learning with Learners provision.