Senior Inspector – Havering Education Services (HES), London
Dave Smith, BEd (Hons) Pg. Dip. is a local authority senior inspector, providing school improvement support for schools, as well as leading on Traded Services for the Havering Education Services School Improvement team. He has spent the past 19 years specialising in computing, education technology and online safety for schools. He is part of the team working with Rising Stars to develop the Bett Award winning ‘Switched on Computing’ series (in over 6500 schools). He recently worked on the education technology aspect of the Department for Education’s Workload Reduction Toolkit. He is the former Chair of the Board of Management of Naace and judge for the Bett Awards and Education Resources Awards. Dave enjoys exploring education technology internationally providing consultancy in Japan, the USA, Middle East and Europe. He was previously a teacher/senior leader in 3 primary schools, has been a governor of 5 primary/secondary schools and Assistant Marketing Director/Senior Tutor at Anglia Ruskin University’s mPowerNet ICT Training for Teachers.