Meet our EdTech Integration Coordinator
Matt Atlas – EdTech Integration Coordinator
Hailing from the United States of America, Matt Atlas is the EdTech Integration Coordinator of UCSI International School Kuala Lumpur. As a teacher, Matt has taught the subjects of Information Technology, Coding, Design, Makerspace and English. Beyond that, Matt has over 15 years of international teaching experience in the United States and Malaysia. He holds a Masters in Educational Leadership and Management from University of Nottingham in United Kingdom, an ARTC Intensive Graduate Level Teaching Certification Program from the University of Delaware, USA, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Mathematics Minor) from LeTourneau University, USA.
As the EdTech Integration Coordinator, Matt is eager to develop 21st century skills with all stakeholders of UCSI International School Kuala Lumpur through the EdTech Centre. The EdTech Centre at UISKL will be a hub for students, teachers, parents and community members to interact with technology and grow their 21st century skills of creativity, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and Character Education. Matt is especially passionate about building creativity among students and teachers. Students will regularly visit the EdTech Centre as a source of knowledge, much like students visiting a library. Teachers will utilise the equipment at the EdTech Centre to bring relevant technology into their lessons. He is also keen to involve parents and the community through the EdTech Centre, with training sessions and guest seminars focusing on the idea and concept of technology.
Much of Matt’s educational career has been focused on assisting students and teachers to experience, learn and implement technology in the classroom. He enjoys fun and active learning, exploring aspects of technology that are both relevant and engaging. His hobbies include audio recording, video editing, mountain biking, woodworking, baking and spending time with his wife and three children.