Josie Fraser is a UK-based Social and Educational Technologist, currently working for Leicester City Council as ICT Strategy Lead (Children's Capital). She leads on ICT for the City's £380million Building Schools for the Future program, designed to raise learner engagement, achievement and aspiration, and deliver inspiring and effective community centered learning environments.
She has worked promoting and developing the effective and innovative use of ICT and e-learning policy and practice in the UK and internationally. Working across the broad field of educational technology, she is primarily interested in digital literacy, and in how social technologies can be used to support learning and community development.
Josie is active in online community research and development, has served on several national and international advisory boards, and was awarded the title Individual Learning Technologist of the Year in September 2008 by the Association for Learning Technology "for ground-breaking work in the learning technology domain."