Patrick is currently Education Technology Champion at Texthelp. An experienced and passionate educator, and a self-confessed ‘change-maker’, Patrick is responsible for evangelising the impact that technology can deliver to teaching and learning across primary, secondary and third level education. Patrick has worked with over 3600 schools and colleges, impacting over 500,000 pupils across the UK and Europe by helping facilitate the vision and plan for successful technology integration into the classroom. Embracing multiple platforms, Patrick has designed both practical and curriculum focused programmes from small-scale pilots to many of the country’s leading 1:1 programmes. Focusing on the wider school vision, building capacity in leadership and management, scaffolding teachers and empowering pupils, his particular specialism is in presenting engaging and dynamic workshops and seminars that deliver meaningful and practical advice to educators – all underpinned with sound teaching and learning approaches and evidenced by good practice. Patrick is an accomplished and sought-after keynote speaker, experienced in delivery to audiences of one to several thousand across the globe. His experience extends to writing regular blogs and columns on key education websites and publications and he enjoys a dedicated social media following. An Apple Education Mentor and Google Certified Educator, Patrick received the UK Digital Leader 100 award in 2016 and is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Ulster (School of Education).