Professor Stephen Heppell


In addition to being an active professor (Stephen holds the Felipe Segovia Chair of Learning Innovation at Universidad Camilo José Cela, in Madrid), Stephen Heppell is our chairperson here at Learning Possibilities. Stephen works in schools around the world, with some of team GB’s elite Olympic sports coaches, and indeed anywhere that values and wants to improve learning.

In the UK, the Whitehall Department for Education were kind enough to call Stephen “the most influential academic of recent years in the field of technology and education”





Work at home, working from home

Our chairman, professor Stephen Heppell shares best practices on helping you make your home working space the very best it can be to keep you bright, engaged, clever and productive. click here to read Stephens post on working from home and click here to read his post on online working.




Five lessons from HWB+ for National Governments By Prof. Stephen Heppell.

Looking back, we were delighted with our participation numbers, the quantity of resources and of children’s work, the sheer scale, our confirmed hunches about the future, and of the way that our decisions about tight protection at all times of our users’ privacy, have proved to be absolutely correct. But looking back there are some […]




OneNote: Accessibility for EveryOne by Prof. Stephen Heppell

I’m a former Trustee of BAFTA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. I’m still on the BAFTA Council and have the privilege of judging and voting for the BAFTA mask winners each year. This carries with it the great fun of walking down the annual red carpet, partying late with the nominees and […]




Future Learning by Prof. Stephen Heppell

Back in 2014, I was asked by the then ministers for schools – Michael Gove, for universities – David Willetts and for Industry – Matthew Hancock, to look forward at technology in learning by 2025 and to offer them some policy recommendations that would enable innovation, whilst deepening and accelerating learning. They also insisted that […]




Utilising Contemporary Writing Tools- Blogs and Wikis

I remember that even in the very earliest days of “electronic text” and the clunky old computers of the last century it was already clear from a mass of research that the ability to edit and vary text – the “mutability of writing” as it was then rather quaintly called – was a key component […]

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