Craig Shotland

CEO, Matific

Since, immigrating from South Africa to Australia in 1997 and completing a Bachelor of Information Technology scholarship at The University of Technology Sydney, Craig has had a career focused on leading companies that leverage technology to solve problems, Craig has now found the most important problem to solve - the global education of primary school students

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Edtech in action

15 November 2021 | 15:25 - 15:45 | English | Edtech - Challenges, Failings & Responsibilities

EdTech helped dramatically with the challenges of the last 18 months but didn’t deliver on the hope/aspirations that it may have promised. As we look to the future of education, how does edTech fit into the overarching challenges that face education? EdTech continues to promise a transformational experience, but is it actually meeting the promises that it makes? With a future that is seemingly framed around Big Data and AI, edTech needs to step up more than ever to meet its potential - and more than that, it must support educators to effectively and responsibly improve the learning experience.