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Our Education Team

The TTS team of education technology consultants, e-Learning specialists, content developers and professional learning facilitators offer decades of educational experience gained from teaching and publishing within the New Zealand and international markets.

This wealth of knowledge and experience means the team are well positioned to assist schools to lead through change. They are dedicated to assisting with:

  • e-Learning strategic planning;
  • Integrating technologies into teaching and learning;
  • Development of infrastructure;
  • School e-Learning, e-Capability and technology audits.

We have educational consultants to support specific learning and training requirements for schools and individuals. Our team are always keen to chat and assist where they can, so please do not hesitate to contact us.

anneAnne Farmer

Director of Communication, PLD and Education Content Development

Anne has over 25 years experience working within the educational publishing arena across years 1 to 13. An experienced marketing director and publisher, Anne has created literacy programmes for both the New Zealand and International markets. Several of her products have won NZ awards; including digital publishing awards. She is leading our PLD and content development teams for the Universal product solution. Anne is passionate about assisting schools to develop and realise their vision for students as connected, engaged, and creative life-long learners.

”anne.farmer@tts.co.nz”

murrayMurray Patten

Auckland Branch Manager & regions excluding Waikato and Bay of Plenty

Murray has had 25 years of technology and general management experience across a range of industries. He manages our large Auckland team of education technology consultants, technicians and engineers. He also manages our procurement division. Murray is keen to ensure that customers always find TTS staff accessible, knowledgeable and responsive.

“murray.patten@tts.co.nz”

peterPeter Russell

Head of Technical Design, Auckland

Peter has had over 12 years of hands-on technology infrastructure and IT cloud solution experience with both corporate and educational environments. Responsible for the project management of TTS internal solution productisation, our Universal content platform development and vendor productisation – his organised, friendly, calm and knowledgeable approach is popular with educators, technicians and vendor partners alike.

”peter.russell@tts.co.nz”

manLuke Forbes

 Customer Service Manager & TTS ServiceDesk Manager

Luke is committed to achieving the highest standards of customer service. Having come from a technical background as an administrator and engineer for TTS, Luke understands the challenges faced by customers and technical staff alike. He is a firm believer in always looking for continual improvement, and is committed to evolving TTS services, processes and skill-sets to meet all of the technical and support needs of our wide range of customers.

”luke.forbes@tts.co.nz”

manWade Charman

Waikato Branch Manager

Wade is an experienced manager who ensures the Waikato arm of TTS is proactively involved in the wider Waikato education arena. A passionate supporter of local schools, Wade ensures that they receive prompt, immediate attention from his team of engineers and technicians.

Norman MailerNorman Mailer

Bay of Plenty Branch Manager

An experienced and committed Education Professional, Norrie has been involved in educational publishing, solutions, technology and services provision within New Zealand and across several countries for over 20 years. His commitment to building positive collaborative networks and client relationships is reflected in his reliability with customers. Advancing sales and business developments in key accounts, he has managed, planned and produced practical long-term information & strategic solutions for individuals to multi-stakeholder requirements.

Steve Voisey

Lead Professional Learning, Auckland

Steve has taught in New Zealand for over 13 years. He maintains a strong social media presence. With experience across year levels, platforms and contexts, Steve delivers meaningful PLD that empowers educators to do what they’re good at: teaching and learning. Steve is patient and knowledgeable, and will enable teachers to use technology effectively and efficiently. Steve is extremely skilled in Google and is also an accredited Microsoft trainer.

021 308 563 @stevevoisey

Education Technology Consultants

Our education technology consultants are keen to consult with your ICT team and assess your school’s ICT strategic direction. They can also advise on any requirements for change management associated with technology implementation, device management and PLD. TTS recognises that it takes more than the latest IT fads to improve teacher and student engagement and achievement.

marionMarion Stewart

Auckland and Far North

Marion is a highly experienced education account manager. She has over 20 years experience working with New Zealand schools and teachers. Marion enjoys the exciting challenge of helping schools strategically plan their technology requirements and ensures they effectively utilise SAMR, Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy and devices in the classroom.

janetJanet Badley

Auckland

Janet has joined us from Massey University where she was lecturing first year students in Business Studies. Originally with our PLD and Marketing team, she is enjoying being out and about in our schools helping school leaders and educators determine their future needs in relation to the principles of eLPF.

manRon Kumar

Auckland

Originally one of our education technicians, Ron was delighted to join the ETC team. With a strong technical background and hands-on experience in Auckland schools, Ron is keen to to assist schools with the complex decisions for infrastructure, and advise on all implementation aspects of digital technology in schools.