A conversation with Al Kingsley - CEO of NetSupport, Multi Academy Trust Chair, Apprenticeship Ambassador, Author and Speaker

In this episode, Al shares his journey of working in the Education Technology space.  His role in supporting schools and the learnings and experiences highlighted in his new book My Secret #EdTech Diary. Al shares anecdotes and his experiences exploring the opportunities, challenges, and changes in Education Technology in schools today and the impact on educators and students.

 

About Al Kingsley

Al has spent the last 30 years in the EdTech space and 20 of those as a school trustee and governor. 

 

He is group CEO of NetSupport, an internationally acclaimed EdTech vendor, and has lived and worked in both the UK and US. He is Chair of two multi academy trusts and an alternative provision academy, all in the East of England.

 

Alongside these roles, Al also sits on the Regional Schools Commissioners’ Head Teachers board for the East of England and North-East London and is an independent Chair of the county’s SEND board.

 

As a firm supporter of lifelong learning, he is also a regional Apprenticeship Ambassador and Chair of the Employment & Skills board for his region’s combined authority.

 

An active writer about all things EdTech, including his new book “My Secret #EdTech Diary”, he is also a member of the Forbes Technology Council and sits on the advisory council for the Foundation for Education Development.

 

Al Kingsley on Social Media:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alkingsley1/

Twitter: @AlKingsley_Edu 

 

Websites:

NetSupportSoftware.com  (Company Website)

bio.link/kingsley  (Personal Website)

authory.com/AlKingsley

 

Resources:

Free Digital strategy guide - https://www.netsupportsoftware.com/digital-strategy/

To delve a bit deeper into the broader role of EdTech in Education, you can find my details about Al's book here - https://1drv.ms/b/s!Ak5H39NNyqAzhKtO99D2t96cTSQnEw?e=SsaRXk

 

John Mikton on Social Media

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jmikton/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jmikton

Web: beyonddigital.org

 

Dan Taylor on social media:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dantcz/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanTaylorAE

Web: www.appsevents.com

 

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