Cathie Howe

Manager, Macquarie ICT Innovations Centre (MacICT)

Cathie is a passionate educator excited by all the new possibilities that the creative application of current and emerging technology has to enable innovative learning design that develops the skills and mindsets needed for the 21st century.

Cathie has taught for over 20 years in NSW in both the public and private sector of education with learners of all ages and abilities. She has been recognised for her work in digital learning and awarded for her innovative practice.

Since 2012, Cathie has managed Macquarie ICT Innovations Centre, a collaboration between the NSW Department of Education and Macquarie University. She leads the development and state-wide delivery of professional learning services, student workshops and research projects related to the innovative integration of technology into learning and teaching. Additionally, Cathie collaborates with industry partners on a range of projects and services and is an adjunct lecturer working with both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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