Jon is an experienced primary teacher, a former county-based Advanced Skills Teacher (AST) specialising in Primary ICT and upporting primary schools across Hampshire. He is now a Senior Lecturer in Education of ICT and Music for Primary ITE programmes.
Jon also works as a freelance musician and conductor, performing with saxophone ensembles, rock bands and a flute, oboe and piano trio. Jon previously worked for Hampshire Music Service as a Listen2Me instrumental teacher and still teaches part-time for Portsmouth Music Service as a woodwind teacher. He is an active ICT consultant, freelance writer and Promethean trainer across the UK.
His research interests include the the use and pedagogy of the Interactive Whiteboard (IWb), the effectiveness of Digital Leaders in primary education, Digital Badges and assessment using ICT, Music Hubs, and the arts in the learning process. He has a forthcoming book The Grassroots Guide to Primary ICT – Embedding the Basics and Beyond! (Bloomsbury Education).