Terry Freedman's Biographical Details
See also the summary
of consultancy services we offer to LEAs, schools, and companies and
have had published over 3000 articles on computing, educational
computing and writing. The types of articles include reviews,
commentary, news and debate, and how-to, in several periodicals.
Several of the how-to articles have appeared in the form of a regular
I've also had published 12 books and self-published 2 more. The best
ones for me are:
Make Time with IT
Using ICT in the classroom
- Society of Authors
- NAACE (I was Chair of the Executive Committee)
- BCS Training & Expert Panel
- BA (Econ)
- MA (Ed)
1975: qualified as a teacher.
1975: started teaching Economics.
1975: started using computers in teaching.
1987: Head of Information Technology and Business Studies.
1990: Head of Information Technology at another school.
1996: took up a similar post in another school closer to home.
1998 : ICT adviser for a London Local Education Authority, dealing with ICT education from early years to 19 year olds.
2001: Appointed as a Principal Subject Officer at QCA, and stopped writing about computers in education.
2002: Appointed as Head of E-Education in an inner London Local Education Authority, and took up writing again.
- 2004: Started as independent consultant.
- Collaborating with the then DfEE on
reducing bureaucracy initiative. (The DfES still maintains a link to my
website in this regard)
- Teaching ICT.
- Training teachers of ICT to all age groups.
- Chairing Becta online discussions
- New Opportunities Fund (Learning Schools Programme) support.
- Project management (eg SkillsWork, Education Action Zone).
- Consultancy, including evaluation and reporting.
- Technical ("how-to") writing with respect to computer software and writing technique.
- Teaching sessions on MA course in ICT.
- Line management of advisory teachers, technicians and administrative staff
- Management of change