Seven teachers selected as Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts
Ben Harris

We are proud to announce that seven members of Giggleswick School teaching staff have been selected as Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIE), a program created to recognise global educator visionaries.

Director of Digital Learning, Lindsay Styler, and Deputy Head (Learning), Anna Wood, who were selected last year are joined this year by Aaron Berry, Jessica Mahler, Alejandro Meneses, Karen Peacock and Emma-Jane Wharton.

Microsoft describes their Innovative Educator Experts as “self-driven educators who are passionate about teaching and learning, who inspire students with creative thinking, and work in a truly collaborative spirit to share their learning with the world. Resourceful and entrepreneurial, they relish the role of change agent, and work to achieve excellence in education using Microsoft technologies coupled with their innovative teaching practices.”

Director of Digital Learning, Lindsay Styler, said: “Becoming an MIE Expert offers an exciting opportunity for us to collaborate with colleagues in a global, professional learning community and to further develop 21st century teaching and learning skills to deliver the very best educational outcomes for students at Giggleswick.”

Deputy Head (Learning), Anna Wood, said: “I am delighted to have been accepted onto the MIEE program and to be able to join a world group of educators all of whom are keen to drive learning forward and improve outcomes for all pupils. I am excited by the prospect of collaborating with schools around the world to develop the future ready skills of pupils at Giggleswick.”