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Derek Robertson

Learning and Teaching Scotland

National Adviser for Emerging Technologies and Learning

Derek Robertson’s career in education has seen him work as a primary teacher, staff tutor, University lecturer and now as a National Adviser with LTS. His passion for using technology, in particular computer games, in schools has underpinned the work that he has led via LTS’ Consolarium initiative. Many of his award winning ideas for using games such Dr Kawashima, Guitar Hero, Endless Ocean and Professor Layton have been embraced by teachers and have become embedded in Scottish classrooms.

Derek is a panelist in “Thinking the Unthinkable”