He has extensive experience with distance education, instructional design, curriculum development, evaluation, and professional development in Canadian and international settings. He also has secondary and postsecondary teaching and administrative experience. For 21 years, he led an award-winning college team that supported the planning, development, and implementation of educational technology.
Dr Wright, a Canadian citizen, is actively involved with a number of provincial, national and international collaborative efforts aimed at advancing educational systems through the use of learning technologies. He gained international recognition with the Association of Canadian Community Colleges, Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Commonwealth of Learning, Commonwealth Secretariat, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. He has professional experience in countries like Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Hungary, India, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Russia, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, and Switzerland.