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Peter Twining

University of Newcastle, Australia

Peter Twining is passionate about enhancing education systems, with a particular focus on school age learners.

Peter is professor of education (innovation in schooling and educational technology) at the University of Newcastle, Australia, having formerly been professor of education (futures) at the Open University, UK. He has also been a primary school teacher, initial teacher educator, head of the department of education at the Open University, the co-director of the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology, and co-editor-in-chief of Computers & Education. He has brought in over £10 million of external funding, most of which was focused on issues to do with the purposes of education, the management of educational change, and enhancing education systems, informed by understandings of learning, pedagogy and the potentials of digital technology. He blogs at halfbaked.education and is @PeterT on Twitter.

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