Abid Patel | IT Director
Newham Community Learning

Abid Patel, IT Director, Newham Community Learning

Abid has been working in EdTech for over 19 years. As the IT Director for Newham Community Learning, he leads on digital strategy, cyber security and delivery of all digital learning experiences for the Trust.

Abid is a Google Certified Trainer & Innovator. Abid is also leader of the Google Educator Group, GEG UK. During the height of the global pandemic, Abid collaborated with leading educators from around the world to help found the Global GEG.

Abid has presented at many conferences and events globally. In recognition of his efforts in helping to improve digital outcomes for learners, he was awarded the title of EduFuturists Network Manager of the Year and also named in the EdTech50 “Ones to Note”. 

Abid is a passionate advocate for sustainable digital transformation in schools. He was described by one of his fellow innovators as "a natural positive force and dreamer with 10X ideas".


EDUtech Europe 2023 Conference Day 1 @ 16:40

Panel - Cyber-proofing your school

  • Preparing schools against cyber threats through regular education for all staff and students 

  • Utilizing advanced security technologies to secure the enterprise 

  • Organising investment direction to critical areas 

last published: 22/Sep/23 02:45 GMT

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