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Promethean Partners

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Promethean Partners

224 W. Dickson Street

Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

United States

Company Description

Promethean Partners has performed a wide array of services for clients with budgets ranging from less than $200,000 up to $700 million. We have performed services for organizations large and small – no matter what your organization's size, we will design ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

Imagine Education Ltd

Affiliations

Trustee
The Haller Foundation

Board Member
Haller fraternity

ADVISORY BOARD Member
Global Education Conference

Research Fellow
University of Warwick

Fellow
MirandaNet Ltd

Board Member
Centre for Curriculum Redesign at Harvard

Founder
Innovative Teachers Forum

Co-Founder
Electronic Frontier Foundation

Founder
Tutorfair

Trustee
Bloodhound Education Trust

Education

First-Class Honours degree

Mathematics

University of Hertfordshire

PhD study

Macquarie University

first class degree

Mathematics

University of Hertfordshire

Web References (150 Total References)


The Board | Haller

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Jim Wynn - Advisor to the Board for Education and Technology

Jim Wynn leads the Education Strategy group at Promethean, a UK based Global Education technology company. After more than 20 years in education as a mathematics and computing teacher and head teacher of two secondary schools in England, Jim has held strategic education roles at RM, Microsoft and Cisco. He has also worked on national and international projects with bodies such as UNESCO, the British Council and the Global Education Initiative. He is a director of a number of education development bodies and founded a global education movement, Education Fast Forward. His passion is to see technology enable learners achieve their potential and educators to have a much more active role in learning and teaching. Married with three children, Jim suffers Newcastle United, enjoys origami and plays the trumpet very badly. His expertise will be invaluable in shaping our delivery of education across all areas Haller is involved with.


Imagine Education

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Jim Wynn

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Jim is the new CEO of Imagine Education, a global education consultancy company that acts as a trusted adviser to Governments and other organizations, to explore the intelligent use of technology to improve teaching and learning. Prior to this Jim was Chief Education Officer at Promethean, an international education technology company, where he was responsible for the Education Strategy Group who drive the company's strategic thinking and direction in education matters and product development.
Jim continues to work on Teacher Professional Development and is proud to have founded the work on the Competency Framework for Teachers with UNESCO. He is also working on new ideas around re-engineering the way in which the curriculum and assessment are structured. Jim is involved in a number of initiatives to try to accelerate the productivity of the learning process and has co-authored white papers on the subject. As part of his desire to promote effective issues around education Jim founded the Charity Education Fast Forward a worldwide movement which debates education issues and encourages action from policy makers to the classroom.
Jim brings a mixture of ICT industry and practical educational experience to this role. He has been an educator since 1976 and was Principal of two secondary schools in the UK that used ICT across the curriculum and in every other activity to support the running of the schools. Both schools were seen as centres of excellence in the use of ICT and achieved exceptional results for students of all abilities. Between the two schools he was Head of Education Research at the leading UK supplier of ICT to education and was also a research fellow at the Universities of Warwick and Bristol where he supported research into ICT in Education.
Jim also worked with the British Council, helping to advise Governments including China, India and Russia on the strategic implementation of ICTs. Before joining Promethean, Jim was Director for Public sector and Education Strategy consulting in emerging markets at Cisco working in countries from Pakistan to Brazil. Previously at Microsoft in the Europe, Middle East and Africa theatre he worked on WEF Global Education Initiatives in Jordan and Egypt. At Microsoft Jim oversaw a $100M 5 year programme covering 61 countries such as Namibia, Kenya and South Africa and as part of this programme Jim established the first Innovative Teachers Forum in London for teachers across wider Europe which is now a global, annual Microsoft programme.
Jim is a board member of the Centre for Curriculum Redesign at Harvard, the 21st Century Learning Alliance in the UK, the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Group in Canada, the Learning with Technology Consortium in Cairo and the Collaborative Assessment Alliance in Seattle and also a member of the Advisory Board for Skills Development & Entrepreneurship at the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation. Jim is also a Trustee of The Haller Foundation in Kenya and a Fellow Royal Society of the Arts and also a fellow at Mirandanet.
Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Jim has a first class honours degree in Mathematics and originally worked as a mathematician in the electricity generating sector. He is married with three children and is a keen but unfortunate Newcastle United supporter, plays the trumpet very badly and enjoys origami.


The Board | Haller

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Jim Wynn - Trustee

Jim Wynn leads the Education Strategy group at Promethean, a UK based Global Education technology company. After more than 20 years in education as a mathematics and computing teacher and head teacher of two secondary schools in England, Jim has held strategic education roles at RM, Microsoft and Cisco. He has also worked on national and international projects with bodies such as UNESCO, the British Council and the Global Education Initiative. He is a director of a number of education development bodies and founded a global education movement, Education Fast Forward. His passion is to see technology enable learners achieve their potential and educators to have a much more active role in learning and teaching. Married with three children, Jim suffers Newcastle United, enjoys origami and plays the trumpet very badly. His expertise will be invaluable in shaping our delivery of education across all areas Haller is involved with.


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Jim Wynn

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Jim Wynn
Jim Wynn is Chief Education Officer at Promethean and is responsible for the company's education strategy. Prior to joining Promethean, Jim led the Public Sector team and Education in the Emerging Markets Public Sector Practice of the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), where he advised government and public sector organizations on the intelligent use of ICT to transform education. Previously, Jim has been head teacher of two secondary schools in the UK, in which he pioneered the use of ICT. He was also Head of Research at RM Plc, as well as the Partners in Learning lead for EMEA at Microsoft. Jim holds a first-class degree in mathematics from the University of Hertfordshire. He is a director of the 21st Century Learning Alliance Board in the UK.


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Speakers | MICROSOFT SPEAKERS | GUEST SPEAKERS | speaker page | Anthony Salcito | Simon Peyton Jones | Brad Tipp | Luis Fernandes | Jonathan Bishop | John Kazazis | Joerg Mueller | Alain Broussard | Richard Gerver | Jim Wynn | Pat Manson | Mark Robinson | Michelle Selinger | Kurt Söser | Martyn Farrows | Panagiotis Kampylis | Anja Balanskat | Morten Søby | Anastasia Economou | Kirsten Panton | Speakers

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Jim Wynn CEO of Imagine Education, Founder and CEO of Education Fast Forward
Jim is the new CEO of Imagine Education a global education consultancy company that acts as a trusted adviser to Governments and other organizations to explore the intelligent use of technology to improve teaching and learning. Prior to this Jim was Chief Education Officer at Promethean, an international education technology company, where he was responsible for the Education Strategy Group who drive the company's strategic thinking and direction in education matters and product development. Jim continues to work on Teacher Professional Development and is proud to have founded the work on the Competency Framework for Teachers with UNESCO. He is also working on new ideas around re-engineering the way in which the curriculum and assessment are structured. Jim is involved in a number of initiatives to try to accelerate the productivity of the learning process and has co-authored white papers on the subject. As part of his desire to promote effective issues around education Jim founded the Charity Education Fast Forward a worldwide movement which debates education issues and encourages action from policy makers to the classroom.

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