Julie Lindsay

Julie has led the way in global education and technology-infused connections and collaborations across six countries including Africa, Asia and the Middle East. As an IT Director in international schools she implemented 1:1 learning and worked with teachers from K-12 on pedagogical applications for mobile and ubiquitous computing, including International Baccalaureate schools and MYP & DP implementation and leadership.

Now based back in Australia as a consultant, presenter and workshop leader she is kept busy as Director of Learning Confluence Pty Ltd, and Flat Connections, Global Collaboration Consultant for THINK Global School and Adjunct Lecturer for the Faculty of Education, Charles Sturt University. She is also co-founder of Flat Classroom, and co-author of 'Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time', Pearson 2012, and an ADE (Apple Distinguished Educator).

In addition Julie is recognized for her academic achievements, MA Music (La Trobe University in Melbourne), MA in Education and Human Development specializing in Educational Technology Leadership (George Washington University in Washington, DC), as well as her volunteer work including ISTE International Representative on the Board of Directors 2011-13 and a member of the Leadership team for both the Learning 2.012 Conference in Beijing 2012 and the Global Education Conference 2010-13 (virtual).

Julie understands different global contexts and is able to bring opportunities to others through her passion for learning and ‘teacherpreneur’ approach. She is adept at designing and customizing learning experiences for all ages, including global collaborative projects, and events such as the groundbreaking Flat Classroom Conference that involves both students and educators learning and working together.

Julie is completing her EdD with the University of Southern Queensland with a focus on facilitating positive social change through effective pedagogy for collaboration.