Errol Martin BA Hons (Uni Strathclyde) MSc (UU) PGCE (QUB)
Errol has 15+ years experience in teaching and leading his subject in both the secondary and grammar sectors. He has experience teaching a range of computing-related qualifications at GCSE and A Level including:
- ICT (CCEA,AQA- Both GCSE and A Level)
- Applied ICT (CCEA- A Level)
- Digital Technology (CCEA- A Level)
- Computing (AQA- A Level)
- Software Systems Development (CCEA- A Level)
He also has 15 years experience examining and moderating a wide range of IT-related qualifications up to and including A Level. These roles have included Principal Examiner, Principal Moderator and Chief Examiner (all CCEA).
Dedicated, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, he always gets the best out of the student with results consistently above grammar school averages.
Before going into teaching, Errol worked for a number of years in the IT industry for companies including Canon UK Ltd and Mossbank Computing before swapping the office for the classroom.
He is currently Director of IT at Friends' School Lisburn, having previously been Head of ICT in Magherafelt High School.
Errol has also been recognised for his innovation in teaching having attained 2nd place in the Microsoft Teaching awards for his work in developing a free, online, course for delivering the GCSE ICT. He has also worked promoting and developing eLeaning resources during a secondment from teaching and is a keen advocate of using technology to teach whenever and wherever possible.
He is currently undertaking research as part of MTeach qualification with Letterkenny Institute of Technology and Stranmillis University College as part of an EU-wide project to examine how E-Learning can be more effectively used to improve performance in STEM subjects at undergraduate level.