Andrew Churches

Andrew Churches is a classroom teacher and ICT enthusiast. He passionately believes that to prepare our students for the future, we must prepare them for change, teach them to question and think, to adapt and modify, to sift and sort.

Andrew teaches at Kristin School, on Auckland's North Shore. Kristin is a school with a mobile computing program, that sees students with personal mobile devices, laptops. This approach reflects the future that our students and children will be entering into with ubiquitous portable computing and an increasing digital world.

He is the co-author of several books including The Digtal Diet, The Apps for Learning Series and the best-selling book Literacy is Not Enough.

Outside of school, Andrew is an outdoor instructor and an adventure enthusiast. He enjoy sharing and presenting his work, research, thoughts and musings. He is an edublogger, tweet, wiki author and innovator. He is a regular contributor to a number of websites and blogs including techlearning, spectrum education magazine and the Committed Sardine Blog, as well as his own edorigami blog.


"Just finished with Andrew Churches' breakout at ULearn. Really interesting and great value!"
Scott H.

"I rate Andrew Churches presentation a 12 out of 10 and that is no surprise!!!"
Mick P.

"What stands outs so far @#ulearn09 - Andrew Churches. Cheers guys"
Tina W.

"Excellent – looking through new lenses (I will visit your website and encourage others to do the same)"
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"Topic very relevant to our learners today and more importantly – to the teachers."
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"Relevant, great content,thought provoking presentation."
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"Very relevant and innovative, the interaction in the course really helped to discuss and explore ideas further."
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"Excellent – food for thought, can't wait to put to practice in the classroom."
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