International Awards for Educational Innovation

Lifetime Achievement award

(Read a tribute to Christina Preston on achieving this award)

Naace  professional organisation (2013 Leicester, England). The judges were the Naace Board of Management.

“Winning this award is a measure of the esteem with which the Naace community holds the contribution that has been made to our mission of advancing education through the appropriate use of ICT .”


Digital Inclusion Associateship

University of Jujuy  (2011 Jujuy Argentina) For the work of MirandaNet Fellowship in bringing teachers together.

Trnkova Medal

Czech Technical University (2002 Prague)

For support in building democratic strategies for ICT teacher education after the Wall came down

World Academic Council Humanitarian Award

World Academic Council, University Neofit Rilski, Blagoevgrad City, Bulgaria (2000 Paris)

For the enrichment of community opportunities for Bulgarian teachers and women returnees by creating Anglo-Bulgarian exchange opportunities face-to-face and online:

European Union of Women of Humanitarian Achievement Award

European Union of Women (1998 – London)

For creating an Anglo-Czech online alliance working on democratic participation of professionals in a community of practice.

Academic Awards

Doctorate in International Education

Gaining insight into educators’ understanding of digital technologies: three models for the analysis of three models of multidimensional concept mapping (2011)

Faculty of Culture and Pedagogy Department of Learning, Curriculum and Culture, Institute of Education, University of London

Supervisors: Reader Carey Jewitt and Professor Gunther Kress

Post Graduate Qualification – Research Associate- one year full time

‘Computer Assisted Learning; the co-ordinators’ perspective’

Awarding Body. School of Education, Kings College, University of London

Superviser: David Squires


Bachelor of Education

English and Dramatic and Telecommunications Arts

B.Ed –2.1. Hull University 1968- 1970, Hull University