Craig Kemp

International Leading Expert on Educational Technology

BIOGRAPHY

‣ Founder of EduSpark, a Revolutionary Professional Learning Platform for Educators and Leaders

‣ Founder of Ignite EdTech Podcast

‣ Distinguished Apple Professional Learning Specialist & Google Certified Educator
As a keynote speaker, workshop host and global Education Consultant Craig works with Departments, Ministries, School Leadership, School Communities and Educators to understand, design, and implement digital learning solutions and transformations to improve teaching practice and student learning outcomes. Craig has supported schools and organisations all over the globe to establish practices, protocols and guidelines to support the sustainable and strategic implementation of technology into the curriculum to add value to student learning.

In addition, he works as an advisor with technology vendors adding value to their products for use in schools. Craig is a New Zealand born educator with over 16 years experience both in the classroom, in leadership and in consulting. He is an enthusiastic change agent that is passionate about every aspect of education and making a difference. Craig is currently based in Singapore and as a digital learning consultant he supports schools in their digital learning transformation journey.

Craig is well known for his dedication to education through Social Media, with over 43,000 followers on Twitter. He is an Apple Professional Learning Specialist (one of only 50+ in Asia), Apple Teacher, Google Certified Educator (Level 1&2), Google Certified Innovator, Common Sense Certified Educator, ISTE certified educator, SeeSaw Ambassador and has a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning and a Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Administration. He was rewarded as one of only three teachers in New Zealand by being invited to the NZ Leadership Institution Young Leaders Programme. He is a leading change agent, being involved in the makeover of several schools ICT hardware and integration programs, with a particular focus on pedagogy to support curriculum integration of technology. His experience in leading and developing successful teams has seen him support the development of teams across the world to positively make changes. His work is highly sought after, with proven results. Craig is the co-founder and moderator of trending twitter ed-chats #whatisschool and #AsiaEd. His passion for sharing knowledge and connecting people to make a difference is clear.

Craig specialises in digital learning transformation, 1:1 device rollouts, global connections, formative assessment, developing schoolwide technology integration strategic plans, creating an enjoyable and engaging learning experience for students, social media in education, educational technology, inspiring and motivating staff, integrating technology and innovation in education and training parents in the application of technology and social media to support student learning.

KEYNOTE 1

Best-selling & Highly Popular

The Changing Face of Education - inspired by Technology

BY Craig Kemp

Synopsis

Children are growing up in an increasingly technological world. Think back to how much has changed in the last 12 months, let alone the last 10 years and we can not possibly imagine what life will be like for our children by the time they leave school.

Technology is an ever-growing part of their lives (our ours) and it is important that it is utilised as a natural part of their learning. In this keynote, get inspired about the positive future of education that is at our fingertips, if we are willing to push boundaries.

KEYNOTE 2

Best-selling & Highly Popular

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast: Power of Edtech

BY Craig Kemp

Synopsis

Legendary Management consultant and writer, Peter Drucker, said “Culture eats strategy for Breakfast”. A powerful and empowering culture in a surer route to organisational success than a single minded focus on strategy.

In this keynote explore the importance of navigating both digital and cultural transformation in your organisation to achieve your goals and drive your organisation forward. Although most people recognise the need for digital transformation, we find that there’s one thing that is often overlooked. And that is, how to create the right culture for high-performing teams to thrive and be successful. What we’ve known to be true is that, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.”

MASTERCLASS 1

Best-selling & Highly Popular

Fuelling Minds for Future Focused Learning

BY Craig Kemp

Synopsis

In this workshop, Craig will talk about his experience using technology as a tool to engage students in learning and connect them with the world.

He will share case studies from schools across the globe, data from global studies to give punchy reasons WHY we need to grow, change and adapt and give practical tips and advice on how to support effective technology integration in your school to create a positive and engaging learning environment in what is the fastest changing environment the world has ever seen.

Learn new tools, have time to play and explore with them and identify your own learning goals and your own WHY so you can go back and take action – The fourth industrial revolution starts here!!

MASTERCLASS 2

Best-selling & Highly Popular

Learning to Lead in a World Powered by Technology

BY Craig Kemp

Synopsis

In this workshop, Craig will share his experience as a middle and senior leader, inspiring technology change and driving culture around the authentic and purposeful use of technology.

Attendees will be able to set aspirational goals for change and action them to take back to their organisation. Creating the right culture is critical before a strategy can be planned and implemented, get all the tips and advice you need to get started on this journey and be inspired to take the next steps. So how do you create the right culture while driving innovation and technology? Join this workshop and work through some actionable steps to success.

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