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Biography

Jon is Senior Lecturer in Education for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Music for Primary ITE. He is also the Faculty Education Communities Initiative Representative.

Jon is an experienced primary teacher and regularly spends time in schools, teaching and supporting staff and children. He frequently works as an ICT consultant, freelance writer and Promethean trainer across the UK. He has worked as a VLE/Learning Platform Consultant within Hampshire and is a former county-based Advanced Skills Teacher (AST) specialising in Primary ICT, where he supported primary schools across Hampshire.

Within music, Jon works as a freelance musician and conductor. He performs in a range of different ensembles from saxophone ensembles and rocks bands through to a flute, oboe and piano trio. Jon previously worked for Hampshire Music Service as a Listen2Me instrumental teacher and still teaches for Portsmouth Music Service as a woodwind teacher.

Areas of expertise

Jon’s main area of expertise is in working with and mentoring Teaching students, with a focus on ICT, Educational Technology and music.

Publications

  • Audain, J. (2013), The Grassroots Guide to Primary ICT – Embedding the basics and beyond, Continuum books
  • b Jones E, Dick R, Audain J and Fielder S (2007) 100 Smartboard Whiteboard Lessons – Year 3, Scholastic [Foundation lessons excluding History and Geography]
  • Montague-Smith A, Jones E, Dick R and Audain J (2007) 100 Smartboard Whiteboard Lessons – Year 4, [Science and Foundation lessons excluding History and Geography]
  • Audain J, Cogill J, David A, Flute M and Fielder S (2006) You Can Use an interactive Whiteboard – Age 7-11, Scholastic
  • Mawer K, Cromie H, Cooper A and Cogill J (2006) You Can Use an interactive Whiteboard – Age 4-7, Scholastic (Additional author)
  • Jones E, Dick R, Audain J and Fielder S (2006) 100 Activprimary Whiteboard Lessons – Year 3, Scholastic [Foundation lessons excluding History and Geography]
  • Montague-Smith A, Jones E, Dick R and Audain J. (2006) 100 Activprimary Whiteboard Lessons – Year 4, Scholastic [Science and Foundation lessons excluding History and Geography]

Conferences

  • Audain, J. (2013), The use of the iPad to support children with additional needs. Paper presented at SENCo Conference, University of Winchester, 2013.
  • Audain, J. (2012), Is there a place for Apple in a primary school? – A primary school case study. Keynote speaker at Apple Education Leadership Summit, Hampshire, 2012
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