Andrew is a member of the GEMS IRD (Innovation, Research and Development) Unit. He has been involved in education for 15 years, with 11 years' experience in the UAE. In his role, he primarily deals with the development of Online Learning Ecosystems, as well as on integrating technology into teaching and learning environments and improving the pedagogy within them. A major aspect of the work is centred around the creation of ICE – Innovative Connected Educators. In addition, he is focused on developing solid working partnerships with third parties that enhance student, teacher and parent experiences both within and outside of the classroom.