ICTENSW ICT Educator of the Year 2012
Joint ACCE ICT Educator of the Year
Chris Betcher is currently ICT Integrator at Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney. He has taught in the public, Catholic and Independent school sectors across all year levels and internationally, and worked in a private educational consultancy. He has consistently evangelized the use of technology for deeper, more meaningful learning.
Chris promotes technology as a tool for learning, and helps other educators be more aware of the enormous potential that ICT offers and how it can help improve learning and extend the nature of education.
He is an active member of ICTENSW and ISTE, and has led successful global collaborative projects, helped other teachers integrate ICT into mainstream subjects, taught children about programming and computational thinking, and adopted social tools to help learning. He is proud that many ex-students have pursued careers in the IT field after their experience in his school.Chris has shared his expertise openly and freely through his own blog http://chrisbetcher.com , involvement in national and international conferences, through his podcast network and a co-authored book.