Carl Simmons – Senior Lecturer, Edge Hill University
Carl Simmons has broad and varied experience in the education sector working across secondary schools, Further and Higher Education over the last two decades. He is currently a senior lecturer at Edge Hill University. In these roles and through his E-learning research Carl has developed expertise in computer science alongside teaching and learning practices. A keen programmer and tinkerer he is co-author of Hello App Inventor!: Android programming for kids and the rest of us (2014). Carl is committed to improving the teaching of Computing in schools so that both children and teachers are inspired and empowered by the possibilities of new technology.