Based in the UK, Terry Freedman has nearly thirty years’ experience in education. Specialising in information and communication technology (ICT), he has taught in inner city schools, been Head of Department, worked at the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (a non-departmental government body) and held a 3rd tier officer post – Head of E-Education – in a London local education authority. He was also an Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education) inspector for ICT and Business Education, has worked with the private sector advising on government policy and bidding for funds and has advised government agencies on specific issues.
Terry is also the Chair of the Executive committee of the ICT subject association, Naace, and is a member of the British Computer Society and the British Computer Society’s Education and Training Experts Panel. He is also a Fellow of Mirandanet, an ICT research body, a trainer for the Senior Leadership in ICT course and an assessor for the ICT Mark, a quality assurance seal of approval for schools.
A prolific writer, Terry has had some 1500 articles published in periodicals such as the Times Educational Supplement, Managing Schools Today and educ@guardian (now called Link). He has also written several books, including the well-received Managing ICT, and is a member of the UK’s Society of Authors.
Terry also maintains his own website http://www.ictineducation.org, which is linked to by the Department for Education and Skills as part of its Cutting Bureaucracy Toolkit, has achieved the Mirandanet Site of the Month Award and was the featured website in ICT for Education magazine, as well as being acclaimed in the Times Educational Supplement.
Terry also publishes an e- newsletter, Computers in Classrooms, which is read widely by headteachers, teachers, advisors and other ICT “champions”, both in the UK and abroad.
Finally, Terry instigated and edits the ebook "Coming of Age: An Introduction to the NEW Worldwide Web".
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Would be good to stay in touch as a friend.
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