The Bradford Learning Network is a not-for-profit provider of education focused Internet provision for schools. The Innovation Centre and Curriculum Innovation Team work very closely with the BLN ensuring that the broadband provision is used to maximum effect across the Bradford district to support raising attainment across all phases.
Jo joined Bradford Council in 2000 working on the Education ICT Helpdesk. She joined the Bradford Learning Network team in 2002 and was involved in the first procurement of the BLN. She became a registered Prince2 Practitioner in 2006 and is the BLN Project Manager.
Paul has over 18 years of primary school teaching experience both in the UK and abroad. His role involves working strategically with local, regional and national organisations ensuring the service’s provision continually evolves to meet the needs of all partners. He is passionate about utilising technologies allowing pupils to become engaged and independent lifelong learners. Paul is a qualified Online Safety Mark Assessor, CEOP Ambassador, Childnet Trainer and Into Film CPD Practitioner. He is known nationally for his work with Digital Leaders through the very successful Bradford Digital Leader Academy Programme.
Sarah joined the team in April 2010 as the Finance Officer for the Curriculum Innovation Service. Prior to this she performed an administrative role in a local primary school. Sarah also has responsibility for co-ordinating day to day communications and supporting the team with the organisation of our many ICT / computing events and subscription services.