David Whyley Bio
David is an inspirational and motivational leader in the fast changing and complex world of educational technology. Internationally recognised as one of the pioneers of Mobile Learning, David specialises in fields of technology change management, cloud based learning adoption and developing new approaches to learning and teaching utilising an ecosystem of the latest technologies. Having over 35 years of experience as a teacher and educationalist in the City of Wolverhampton means his work is firmly rooted in hands on pedagogy. He is a former Primary Headteacher, leader of the BETT award winning Wolverhampton City Learning Technologies Team and is now CEO of his own successful technology consultancy company. David's work is internationally highly respected and has been presented at numerous international Keynote speeches. Regarded as one of most significant innovators on his field, his individual contribution has been recognised with an Honorary Doctorate of Technology by Wolverhampton University. He has also received the Mobile Learning Impact Award (USA), two BETT awards and the inaugural lifetime achievement award from the e-Learning Foundation. David currently works with a number of UK and Global clients, including schools, educational establishments and multi-national tech companies.
2008 Dave was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Technology by Wolverhampton University. It was awarded in recognition of David's "Significant and distinguished eminence in the field of Mobile learning."
2009 David was awarded a lifetime achievement award by the e-Learning Foundation
2010 Awarded BETT award for the ADOPT learning platform framework.
2013 Awarded BETT award for Services & Support to Schools