Guy ShearerGuy (@guyshearer) is DRET's Head of IT and Data and has worked as a teacher since 1987 in both the state and international sectors and has held deputy and head teacher roles. He taught ICT and Computer Science and was recognised by Microsoft as a UK and European Innovative Teaching Award winner and for making an outstanding contribution to developing IT in education.
Whilst seconded to Northamptonshire County Council, Guy established and led the Learning Discovery Centre, an innovation unit and testbed for integrating the use of IT and web technologies within day to day teaching to improve engagement and rates of progress.
He was the Head of Enterprise & Innovation for the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, working with Professor David Hargreaves on the highly regarded Personalising Learning programme. Guy led the national programme of support for the new key stage 3 National Curriculum and set up the Enterprise Network. Guy is the overall lead for the DRET eLearning strategy and the link for the Primary South cluster.