Anna Kinnane - Round 1, 2016 Champion

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Anna Kinnane

Project Manager, Queensland College of Teachers - inspiring others

Anna is primarily an educator and currently Project Manager at the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT). She’s passionate about sharing her knowledge and expertise in ICT with pre-service teachers, experienced teachers, academics and members of the wider education community.

One of Anna’s significant contributions to increasing the digital literacy of teachers was as a writer for the Australian Digital Technologies curriculum. Anna brought her considerable knowledge and skills to this role – garnered through 30 years’ experience as a classroom teacher and Head of Curriculum.

Anna’s achievements in digital technology education include:

  • receiving the ICT for Learning Award (2002) for dedication and commitment to improving understanding of and skills in integrating ICT into teaching, learning and the curriculum.

  • leading the design, development and implementation of the P-12 Student ICT Expectations (state-wide curriculum resource)

  • delivering professional development at state, regional and national levels in curriculum and pedagogy

  • being invited to speak at national conferences, forums and events to promote understanding of the curriculum and the crucial role of digital technologies.

Having started her career as a teacher in the early 80s, Anna has witnessed great changes in the way digital technologies can be used in education. She uses her personal learning journey to motivate and support teachers and educators to embrace digital technologies and understand the profound effect they can have on learning. She cites online collaboration and communication anytime, anywhere as one of the great benefits of digital technologies.

As a digital champion Anna will continue her inspiring work through:

  • providing professional development around the digital technologies curriculum, including visits to Queensland universities to speak with pre-service teachers.

  • supporting and mentoring pre-service teachers via the innovative online space, TeachConnect - www.teachconnect.edu.au/

  • managing a Queensland digital portfolio trial in response to the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (collecting and sharing evidence of achievement of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers).

  • managing the Queensland College of Teachers ClassMovies Channel – an online platform where teachers share their stories and showcase their great work using digital technologies in the classroom http://www.classmoviestv.com/qct?movid=S9057-01-S8970-001

  • providing advice and expertise on a range of ICT projects across the Department of Education and Training

  • managing the QCT web conference platform to support professional development for teachers and school leaders from across Queensland

  • speaking at national conferences.

Anna is nominated by: Queensland College of Teachers


Anna Kinnane

Project Manager, Queensland College of Teachers - inspiring others

Anna is primarily an educator and currently Project Manager at the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT). She’s passionate about sharing her knowledge and expertise in ICT with pre-service teachers, experienced teachers, academics and members of the wider education community.

One of Anna’s significant contributions to increasing the digital literacy of teachers was as a writer for the Australian Digital Technologies curriculum. Anna brought her considerable knowledge and skills to this role – garnered through 30 years’ experience as a classroom teacher and Head of Curriculum.

Anna’s achievements in digital technology education include:

  • receiving the ICT for Learning Award (2002) for dedication and commitment to improving understanding of and skills in integrating ICT into teaching, learning and the curriculum.

  • leading the design, development and implementation of the P-12 Student ICT Expectations (state-wide curriculum resource)

  • delivering professional development at state, regional and national levels in curriculum and pedagogy

  • being invited to speak at national conferences, forums and events to promote understanding of the curriculum and the crucial role of digital technologies.

Having started her career as a teacher in the early 80s, Anna has witnessed great changes in the way digital technologies can be used in education. She uses her personal learning journey to motivate and support teachers and educators to embrace digital technologies and understand the profound effect they can have on learning. She cites online collaboration and communication anytime, anywhere as one of the great benefits of digital technologies.

As a digital champion Anna will continue her inspiring work through:

  • providing professional development around the digital technologies curriculum, including visits to Queensland universities to speak with pre-service teachers.

  • supporting and mentoring pre-service teachers via the innovative online space, TeachConnect - www.teachconnect.edu.au/

  • managing a Queensland digital portfolio trial in response to the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (collecting and sharing evidence of achievement of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers).

  • managing the Queensland College of Teachers ClassMovies Channel – an online platform where teachers share their stories and showcase their great work using digital technologies in the classroom http://www.classmoviestv.com/qct?movid=S9057-01-S8970-001

  • providing advice and expertise on a range of ICT projects across the Department of Education and Training

  • managing the QCT web conference platform to support professional development for teachers and school leaders from across Queensland

  • speaking at national conferences.

Anna is nominated by: Queensland College of Teachers