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Introduction to James William Wallace: A Lifelong Journey in Technology and Education

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Welcome to the digital domain of James William Wallace, where a blend of passion for technology and a commitment to education come alive. At 47, I have a wife and three wonderful children by my side, as you read about me below you’ll see I have navigated through various realms of technology and education, each step driven by an unwavering enthusiasm for innovation and learning.

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My Journey from childhood

My fascination with technology began in childhood, starting with a Commodore 64 my father unexpectedly brought home one day later this was replaced an Amiga (With a 512kb memory upgrade!). Witnessing the exponential growth in technology over the years has only fuelled my curiosity and passion in this field.

More about my experience and qualifications

My time as an educator

This journey has not only been about personal growth but also about empowering others, especially the younger generation, to unlock their potential. Read on to discover how my experiences and qualifications have shaped a career dedicated to making a difference in both the tech world and the lives of many.

My efforts in the field of education have been transformative, guiding many students identified by SEND and ASD into paid employment, thereby equipping them with essential life skills and fostering independence. My enduring passion lies in empowering young people to reach their full potential and carving successful paths for their futures.

My current role

After being an educator for some time I broadened my expertise In the arena of local government and health services,. this role involves developing local government and health programmes aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Through these initiatives, we strive to ensure that young people have access to the necessary resources and services to flourish. One such local plan I have supported is outlined below:

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Joint Local Transformation Plan for Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health 2016-2024 (

Education & Qualification

I hold a Master’s degree in Education from The Open University, a testament to my understanding of educational theory and research. This degree has enabled me to critically evaluate educational practices and policies, enhancing my role as an educator and a policymaker.

Prince 2

I recently undertook the Price 2 Project management qualification

Prince 2 Practitioner certification

PRINCE2 Methodology Explained | UK


Currently, I am exploring the field of cybersecurity through Google’s Cybersecurity Qualification. This journey is chronicled in various stages: You can see certifications below:

Google’s Cybersecurity Qualification

My Values

My background as a teacher, including time spent at a special school and leading the Project Search employment initiative, has ingrained in me a deep respect for education, mentorship, and community engagement. These values have seamlessly integrated into my IT career, where collaboration, knowledge sharing, and empowering others in the tech world are my core professional ethos.


As I continue to delve deeper into IT, I am keen to reconnect with the IT community and contribute to its growth. I’m open to suggestions for professional associations that align with my goals. My aspirations are to expand my knowledge, refine my skills, and make meaningful contributions to the ever-evolving tech landscape, all while fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment.

Thank you for visiting my digital space. I invite you to explore, engage, and join me on this exhilarating journey through technology and innovation, where we can learn, grow, and succeed together.