Our Staff
Jason Whitfield

Technical Services Manager (GCA)

Our Staff
Jason Whitfield

Technical Services Manager (GCA)

Jason Whitfield
Jason Whitfield

Qualifications and professional Memberships

  • BTech
  • Member of the Australian Computer Society 
 

Biography

Jason leads the GCA IT Department, implementing new technology for both teaching and administration, whilst ensuring that all technology in use at GCA is highly reliable, secure, and cost-effective.

In 2005, Jason managed the deployment of Interactive Whiteboard technology for all GCA classrooms, enabling GCA to deliver a superior student experience through a more engaging classroom environment .In the same year, Jason managed the implementation of the Moodle Learning Management System, which is now used by thousands of other education institutions.

In 2015, Jason managed the transition of the entire GCA IT infrastructure to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform, enabling the IT Infrastructure to become more scalable and flexible as the technology needs of GCA continued to grow.In 2020, Jason managed the transition of GCA from face-to-face to fully online learning, by deploying ultra-modern classroom AV equipment and the Blackboard Collaborate online learning platform.

Jason also has over 20 years’ experience in Windows PC, Server and Network Administration, as well as extensive experience in Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, and Online Learning.



Selected publications 

  • Whitfield J, 2021, Lessons from the Transition to Online Learning: Information Technology,, Universal Business School Sydney, Issue 1, Sydney, Australia.
  • Whitfield J, 2021, Transitioning to Online Learning: More Lessons for Information Technology, Universal Business School Sydney, Issue 1, Sydney, Australia.