With more than 20 years experience in the area of innovation in learning, my expertise includes innovation in learning design & learning technologies, designing for the future of learning, playful learning design, and competencies, curriculum and innovative pedagogies.
Jennifer Groff, PhD is an educational researcher, designer, and engineer, whose work focuses on redesigning learning environments and education systems. She is the founder of Learning Futures Global, which supports organizations around the world to design and implement modern learning and their future-focused learning strategy.
In 2020, she was the Innovation Fellow at WISE (Qatar Foundation) where she led the development of the WISE Innovation Hub—a platform helping learning environments and education systems to transform for our modern world.
For more than a decade, Jennifer led leading-edge research at MIT on the design of innovative learning environments, learning technologies, game-based environments and assessments, and playful learning. Most recently, she was the Chief Learning Officer for Lumiar Education, a network of innovative schools, and co-founded the international NGO the Center for Curriculum Redesign, which helps ministries of education design and implement modern curriculum for skills and competencies. In 2009, Jen was named a Fulbright Scholar (UK) at Futurelab, while also serving as the Technology SME on the OECD Innovative Learning Environments project. She earned her PhD from the MIT Media Lab, holds a Masters in Learning Sciences and Systems Innovation from Harvard University, a Masters in educational technology from the University of Delaware, and is a certified Embodied Flow somatic therapist and educator. A former K-12 educator, Jennifer was named one of the first Microsoft Innovative Teacher Leaders in 2005, and one of the Top 100 Influencers in Ed Tech (2017-18).
Designing the Future of Learning