Jay is the Educational Technology Coordinator at Gems World Academy, a premium K-12 International school located in Singapore.
He completed his Bachelor of Information Technology in 2003, majoring in Information Management and use of digital literacies. He worked for a number of years in human resources and recruitment in the field of IT before seeking a more rewarding career as an educator.
In 2007, Jay complete his Graduate Diploma of Education and began work as a Middle School Teacher for Education Queensland. During this time he worked closely with intellectually and socially disadvantaged children, learning about the fundamental difficulties faced by a new generation of children. Seeing a need to further engage students with the curriculum and school environment, Jay turned to technology as a means of communicating and connecting with his class and wider community.
Since then Jay has had the privilege of working in a range of international, private and government run schools around the world; each providing a unique set of challenges and exciting opportunities to integrate technology, engage students and educate teachers.