• The Award for Digital Innovator of the Year
  • South Ayrshire Council
  • Silver Winners
  • 2023
  • Scotland

Primary teacher Amanda currently works for South Ayrshire Education Services as a seconded Digital Learning Officer. She provides a range of professional learning opportunities, hosting workshops, delivering webinars, creating online communities of experts, and using social media to share information, opportunities, and events. As well as providing learning opportunities for teachers, she delivers support sessions to pupils and the wider school community.

Amanda is passionate about Digital Literacy and Computing Science and takes every opportunity to embed these experiences across the curriculum. She stays abreast of digital education trends and actively seeks new teaching tools and techniques. She uses social media and other professional learning networks to connect with educators and experts across the world. She is widely recognised for her valuable contribution and connections on Twitter and supports colleagues nationally and internationally.

Amanda is one of four Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellows in Scotland, supporting the national MIE Experts community. As one of the first Promethean Certified Trainers in Scotland, she regularly co-presents Promethean (Ed Tech) webinars and was invited by Promethean to be a guest presenter at BETT 2023.