We are delighted to announce our first keynote for this year’s ALT Annual Conference 2016. Josie Fraser (@josiefraser) is a name many in the ALT community will recognise winning the individual award for ALT Learning Technologist of the Year in 2008 as well as being runner-up in the in the team award in 2014 for her work in the DigiLit Leicester Project (http://www.digilitleic.com/).
We’ll be announcing more keynotes over the next couple of weeks. In the meantime if you would like to see Josie speak at the University of Warwick 6-8 September why not submit a proposal. Submissions have been extended to the 30th March, more information on the Call for Proposals page. Registration will be opened in May and announced on this site and using the #altc tag.
Josie Fraser – Biography
Josie Fraser is a UK-based Social and Educational Technologist. She has worked with government, schools, further education providers and universities, promoting and developing the effective and innovative use of ICT and e-learning policy and practice in the UK and internationally. Working across the broad field of educational technology, she is primarily interested in digital literacy and open education, and in the ways in which social technologies can be used to support learning, organisational change and community development.
Since 2010, she has lead on technology for Leicester City Council’s £340million Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Programme. She is responsible for setting, promoting and delivering an agenda for educational transformation in relation to the use of technology within schools. She is a Trustee of Wikimedia UK, and is currently also producing the new Government Equalities Office funded national cyberbullying guidance, on behalf of Childnet International.
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