Global Educator, Leader and Innovator. Educational technology consultant
Organization (if applicable):
Learning Confluence Pty Ltd, Flat Connections
Location (City or Town):
Ocean Shores, NSW, Australia
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Julie is a global collaboration consultant, teacherpreneur, innovator, leader and author. Now based back in Australia, she worked for over a decade as an education and digital technology leader in six different countries across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. She understands different global contexts and is able to bring new opportunities to others through her unique approaches to digital learning and ‘teacherpreneur’ approach. Her passion is for online global collaboration and she leads online student projects for all K-12 levels. For educators she is adept at designing and customizing learning experiences including virtual courses and live events to support global understanding for learning and has presented keynotes in conferences around the world. Her first book, ‘Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds’ is acclaimed as the definitive text on how to embed global connections and collaborations for meaningful learning. Her new book, ‘The Global Educator’, published by ISTE in 2016, shares many stories and resources for taking learning global.
Member of Global Education Conference Leadership team and Intl Advisory Board
Former ISTE International Board Member, former President of the ISTE Global Collaboration PLN.
Adjunct lecturer at Charles Sturt University, Australia.
PhD student at the University of Southern Queensland - researching onine global collaborative educators and pedagogical change.