James Garnett | Director of IT
United Learning

James Garnett, Director of IT, United Learning

James Garnett is Director of IT at United Learning, a Multi-Academy Trust of over ninety academies and independent schools. He was the programme lead for the EdTech Demonstrator Delivery Partner managing the EdTech Demonstrator programme on behalf of England’s Department for Eduction from April 2021 until September 2022.

He began his career in education as a teacher of maths 25 years ago before moving on to lead on IT, EdTech and systems in schools and then for United Learning. He leads United Learning’s Group Digital Strategy (focusing on narrowing the digital divide) and how technology can amplify the processes of teaching and learning. He has responsibility for Information and Cyber Security and sits on United Learning’s Carbon Neutral Board and Information Governance Committee.

James was appointed a Trustee of Sheffield Theatres in 2021 and more recently as a Trustee of AppsForGood.


EDUtech Europe 2023 Conference Day 2 @ 11:00

Panel - Bridging the gap: strategies for overcoming the digital divide

  • Developing digitally fluent teachers 

  • The importance of offline edtech solutions for students 

  • Improving digital literacy in students and teachers 

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

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