Acting on the Global EdTech Blueprint

Contributor: Dr. Rod Berger

Dr. Matt Harris is the Owner and Chief Consultant for International EdTech, and is a real globetrotter. When I recently talked to him, he was in Singapore after returning from Kuwait, Indonesia, and Hong Kong. He is a presenter for eight different sessions at the 2019Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from January 27th through the 30th, including as leader of the day-long Blueprint for Technology in Education summit on the 27th.

Matt presented at FETC last year, as well, and found the entire experience globally important. “We had people from four different continents speaking three or four different languages,” Matt remembers. “We talked about technology as this unifying force across…Read more here.

Article features FETC Speaker:

Matt Harris, Ed.D. is the Deputy Head of School for Learning Technology at the British School Jakarta. In his role, Dr. Harris works with all students, parents, teachers, and administrators to enhance teaching and learning while improving the schools use of technology and data for operations. His work also expands the use of libraries, Digital Citizenship, information literacy, STEM, and other digital resource across all grade levels. Dr. Harris is also known for his conference speaking, written works, and consulting practice in educational technology, data systems, and school leadership. He has worked with schools and Ministries of Education in the Europe, Middle East, Africa, North America, Australia, and Asia.

FETC Presentations:

C041 | Realizing Technology’s Promise to Enhance Global Engagement and Equitable Access

BTES1 | The Global Landscape of Educational Technology — Trends and Successes

BTES2 | Advancing a Global Blueprint for Technology in Education

BTES3 | Put the Learning Before the Technology

BTES5 | What Does Tech-Savvy Educational Leadership Look Like?

BTES6 | Crafting Your Action Plan: Leveraging Technology in Our Schools

BTES19 | The Blueprint for Technology in Education Summit

BTES4 | Making the Right Decisions Around Data System and Technology Tools