With great pleasure ITTE welcomes Jim Knight, The Rt Hon Lord Knight of Weymouth who has agreed to become a patron of our organisation
Jim Knight is the Chief Education Adviser at TES Global Ltd where he has recently built a new online teacher training and development platform. He is a member of the House of Lords and a visiting Professor at the London Knowledge Lab of the Institute of Education.
As a UK government minister his portfolios included rural affairs, schools, digital and employment. He attended weekly Cabinet meetings 2009-2010, before joining the Lords after the 2010 General Election.
Jim is also a founder of XRapid a revolutionary diagnostic test for malaria using the iPhone and he is chair of the Tinder Foundation the leading digital inclusion delivery organisation in the UK. He is Patron of Bristol-based awarding body, Asdan.
Follow Jim Knight on Twitter: @jimpknight