Russell Stannard

Award-Winning Educational Technologist

Award winning educational technologist

Award winning educational technologist

Russell Stannard is a multi award-winning Educational Technologist and founder of He received awards from the British Council ELTONS, the Times Higher and the University of Westminster for his work in the use of ICT in education. He is especially known for his  work in using technology to enhance feedback, teaching online and blended/flipped learning. Russell was previously a Principal Educational Technologist at the University of Warwick and the University of Westminster. He currently works as a consultant on educational technology at Kings College University London and as an associate trainer at NILE. where he teaches on the MA programme and runs courses in blended/flipped learning. He has more than 68,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel and a popular weekly newsletter with over 12,000 subscribers.

Before working in Educational Technology, Russell was the Director of Studies of International House in Seville. He had previously been an English Teacher in Greece. Russell has worked on a number of books including early editions of Inside Out Macmillan, where he wrote photocopiable games and co-wrote the Advanced Workbook. He also wrote material for Wavelength ( Pearson), New Standard English (Macmillan/FLTRP), Hello English ( Pearson Egypt)  as well as writing the 'Webwatcher' Column in the English Teaching Professional for over 18 years. More recently he has worked on creating educational video content for organisations such as Kings College University, National Geographic and Ardmore.

He is a recommended Camtasia Trainer and a member of the JISC Expert Users Group. Russell has presented in over 55 countries around the world.

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Russell  specialises in the use of Camtasia, SnagIT, Google products and virtual learning environments like Moodle, Zoom, MS Teams and Edmodo. To date Russell  has the British Council, Oxford University, Kings College London, the INTO group, Macmillan, Express Publishing, Planeta DeAgostini, Quality Language Services, ESADE University Barcelona, Notttingham Trent University, Brugg University Switzerland  and the BBC among his  clients.

In 2015 Russell was listed as one of the top 23 most influential Educational Technologists on Twitter and also listed on the MIMIO blog as one of the top 20 Educational Technologists,

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