Technology Education New Zealand
Professor Welby Ings
Welby Ings is a Professor in Design at Auckland University of Technology. His current PhD students working in the fields of technological design and application are scattered across the world. He is an elected Fellow of the British Royal Society of Arts and has been a consultant to many international organizations on issues of creativity and learning.
He is also an internationally acclaimed author, designer and film maker. (His innovative short films have won awards at Cannes and Berlin and been shortlisted for the Academy Awards).
Welby has worked at all levels of the New Zealand school system. During his time as a Secondary School teacher he taught Technology.
Since the release of his widely acclaimed book Disobedient Teaching, he has been appointed by the government to the Guardians Group overseeing education reform in New Zealand. In 2001 Welby was awarded the Prime Minister’s inaugural, Supreme Award for Tertiary Teaching Excellence and in 2014 he was awarded the AUT University medal for his contributions to research, pedagogy and creativity.
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