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Until September 2012, Jon Audain was an experienced Advanced Skills Teacher in Primary ICT before being appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Primary ICT and Music within the Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care at the University of Winchester. (www.winchester.ac.uk)
Jon lectures on the BEd and PGCE teacher training degrees as well as the specialist ICT route for undergraduates where students explore the use of interactive technologies, teaching the 21st Century learner, mobile technology, media and the role of the ICT subject leader.
As well as an experienced primary school teacher, Jon supports and trains new subject leaders and head teachers around the UK in developing their use of ICT for teaching and learning. He is a keynote speaker and lectures internationally on ICT. Jon has worked as a Learning Platform Consultant, Head of Year, senior teacher and a Lead ICT Teacher for Hampshire.
As well as an extremely varied week, Jon is a freelance musician and conductor. He has worked for Hampshire Music Service as part of their 'Listen2Me' scheme and Portsmouth Music Service as a peripatetic woodwind teacher.
Jon is an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) and is one of 1700 educators across the world who advise Apple about the potential of iPads and iPod Touches devices in the classroom. He is a UK advisor to Promethean and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). In his spare time, Jon works as a consultant, advisor and trainer in schools.
He is a freelance writer and author on ICT working with companies such as Scholastic, Promethean, BrainPOP and Rising Stars. His latest book is 'The Ultimate Guide to Using ICT Across the Curriculum (For Primary Teachers): Web, widgets, whiteboards and beyond!' published by Bloomsbury.