Richard Ballard

Head of Technology Integration

Richard Ballard is the Head of Technology Integration at Raha International School in Abu Dhabi. Previously he has worked as a technology integration coach and as a classroom teacher in The UK, Canada, China and Abu Dhabi. He became interested in technology as a tool to help all learners in his class to access resources and to find innovative ways to present their knowledge and understanding. Richard has extensive experience within education working with Apple devices, PC’s, Google Apps for Education and Office 365. He is constantly looking for ways to simplify the world of technology for all educators and help develop responsible digital citizens.

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Future Learning

28 February 2019 | 14:00 - 14:30 | English | What's Involved in Implementing, Developing and Raising Technology Integration in a School Environment?

We live in a digital world, and teachers often feel that students know more than they do about technology. Integrating technology effectively into teaching and learning requires more than simply looking to upskill teachers. This session looks at the factors involved in raising technology integration levels and provides suggestions on ways to develop a successful strategy in schools of all sizes.