Tim Rylands has been described as “an extremely gifted and inspirational teacher, with a love of the creative potential of technology and an excellent rapport with his pupils”. Tim has received a vast amount of press coverage around the world for his innovative use of ICT. Observers have commented on his imaginative and encouraging style of teaching, which allows children to express their creativity and make significant gains in attainment.
Tim is now much in demand for seminars and conferences around the country, presenting the results of his work in an inspiring, practical and often humorous way. Tim has over 20 years of experience in schools as far afield as the
West Country and West Africa. He has gained notable recognition for using the games in the Myst series to inspire children’s creative confidence in many areas of the curriculum e.g. creative writing, speaking and listening, music and art.
Tim is also well known for his musicals, written for children and performed to great acclaim around the country. Tim is a firm believer that ICT is about communication more than technology … and that it should be FUN!
In 2005 Tim won the 2005 Becta ICT in Practice Award.