Peter Twining is Professor of Education (Futures) at the Open University. He was the Director of Vital Professional Development, a £9.4million DfE funded programme to support practitioners in enhancing their teaching of Computing (the subject) and the use of digital technology across the curriculum. Peter has been the Head of Department of Education at the Open University and the Co-Director of the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology. His career has focused on issues to do with the management of educational change and enhancing education, informed by understandings of learning and the potentials of digital technology.
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Professor of Education (Futures), The Open University
The Open University, PhD
Enhancing ‘ICT teaching’ in English schools: vital lessons, Distance Education in China
Moving Education into the Digital Age: The contribution of Teachers’ Professional Development, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning
The Vital Programme: Transforming ICT Professional Development, American Journal of Distance Education