As a keynote speaker, workshop host and global Education Consultant Craig works with Departments, Ministries, School Leadership, School Communities and Educators to understand, design, and implement digital learning solutions and transformations to improve teaching practice and student learning outcomes. Craig has supported schools and organisations all over the globe to establish practices, protocols and guidelines to support the sustainable implementation of technology into the curriculum to add value to student learning. In addition, he works as an advisor with technology vendors adding value to their products for use in schools.
Craig is a New Zealand born educator with over 14 years experience both in the classroom, in leadership and in consulting. He is an enthusiastic change agent that is passionate about every aspect of education and making a difference. Craig is currently based in Singapore and as a digital learning consultant, he supports schools in their digital learning transformation journey.
Craig is well known for his dedication to education through Social Media, with over 41,000 followers on Twitter. He is an Apple Professional Learning Specialist (one of only 20+ in Asia), Apple Teacher, Google Certified Educator (Level 1&2), Google Certified Innovator, Common Sense Certified Educator, SeeSaw Ambassador and has a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning and a Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Administration. He was rewarded as one of only three teachers in New Zealand by being invited to the NZ Leadership Institution Young Leaders Programme. He is a leading change agent, being involved in the makeover of several schools ICT hardware and integration programs, with a particular focus on pedagogy to support curriculum integration of technology. His experience in leading and developing successful teams has seen him support the development of teams across the world to positively make changes. His work is highly sought after, with proven results.
Craig is the co-founder and moderator of the trending twitter ed-chat #whatisschool , as well as the co-founder of #AsiaEd. His passion for sharing knowledge and connecting people to make a difference is clear. Craig specialises in digital learning transformation, 1:1 device rollouts, global connections, formative assessment, developing schoolwide technology integration strategic plans, creating an enjoyable and engaging learning experience for students, social media in education, educational technology, inspiring and motivating staff, integrating technology and innovation in education and training parents in the application of technology and social media to support student learning.