Search the Membership

Search Form

Search for:

Search the Case Studies

Search Form

Search for:

Search the Articles

Search Form

Search for:

Search MirandaNet

Search Form

Search in:

Amnesty International: Protect the Human

Amnesty International

MirandaNet Fellowship is not associated with any political grouping, but we support many of the aims of organisations such as Amnesty International and urge members to look at the AUUK site and see if they agree with these aims as well.

MirandaNet Fellowship Profiles (MirandaNet Archive - as of March 2015)

NB: use this link to go to the current membership list

Membership List | Publications | Research | Specialist Area List | Braided Learning Ejournal

Benjamin Semwayo

Personal Statement | ICT Details | Publications

Personal Statement

I qualified as a teacher in Zimbabwe and taught at various schools for twenty years. Being somebody who likes to read, during that time I read for a Social science degree with majors in Industrial Psychology, Sociology and Communication. I also acquired Diplomas in Personnel Management and Business Studies. I came to the U.K. in 2002, where I taught for two years as a supply teacher, while at the same time studying computers. I later enrolled for a Masters in Leaning and Knowledge Technology with Bath Spa University, completing the Post-Graduate Diploma earlier this year. I am hoping to complete the Masters Degree soon.

My background was technology-deficient as I grew up in Zimbabwe and had no access to computers or other technological gadgets. It was when I came to the U.K. that I learnt to use a computer for the first time and my involvement with MirandaNet caused a major turning point in my life in relation to educational technology. Through MirandaNet I have developed an avid interest in the subject. It was also through MirandaNet that I got to know about BETT. BETT is a spectacular display of the latest technology and I believe it is a must for every teacher. Once you visit the show there is no looking back. I must say I find it really strange that many teachers in this country that I speak to have never heard anything about BETT, yet it is the biggest Educational Technology Show in the world and many teachers travel from abroad to come to the show.

I have become a massive Educational Technology enthusiast and I have a feeling my future will be greatly influenced by Educational Technology.

ICT Interests

I am very interested in all aspects of educational technology particularly the latest innovations, including weird ones. I have just read a fascinating story about an Iraqi professor who will have a camera surgically implanted at the back of his head so that he can monitor what is going on behind him. I am also fascinated with the use of robots for teaching, which has become popular in South Korea. I am going to be researching about this. Finally, I love blogs and I plan to set up one in the near future.  


Select Education Discussion Forum

Supply Teachers and Educational Technology

Educational Technology in Southern Africa

Learning Parents

MirandaNet Members can go to the Log on/off area to edit their own profiles.

[Back to the top]