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CamBioScience secures £1.1 million from global backers to develop its AI learning platform

Alumni News, Education Sector / January 10, 2019

CamBioScience Ltd has clinched around £1.1 million of funding from global backers to develop its pioneering learning platform. The investment, from an early stage investment house Beaubridge (UK) Ltd, will fuel the global scale-up of OBRIZUM®, a transformative learning platform that incorporates artificial intelligence to maximise and quicken individual employee learning and training processes. OBRIZUM® …

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOOD WASTE: TEACHING CHILDREN TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

/ July 26, 2018

Dominic Traynor, from EDUCATE cohort A Tale Unfolds, talks movingly in this TEDx event about pupil power, and how the energy and aspirations of young people can be harnessed to make the world a better place, through better and more motivational teaching methods. A Tale Unfolds aims to improve attainment in literacy through the use …

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EDUCATE programme features in Tech & Learning’s Most Influential EdTech List 2018

/ July 26, 2018

Professor Rose Luckin, the Director of Educate and Mursal Hedayat, founder of EDUCATE cohort, Chatterbox, have been named in Tech & Learning’s Most Influential People in EdTech List for 2018. They are listed among eight women in the line-up for “working in thoughtful and creative ways on the frontlines of some of today’s most pressing …

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Success of EDUCATE cohort, My Tutor, highlighted in major report on use of EdTech in narrowing the attainment gap

/ July 3, 2018

The work of EDUCATE cohort, MyTutor, has been commended in a key report into the use EdTech to support the learning of disadvantaged children, and how it can bridge the gap in achievement between pupils from different backgrounds. The study, Beyond gadgets: EdTech to help close the opportunity gap, from the independent think-tank, Reform, examines …

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Lord David Puttnam presents the first ‘EdWards’ to successful EDUCATE cohorts, at the London Festival of Learning

/ June 27, 2018

Lord David Puttnam presents the first ‘EdWards’ to successful EDUCATE cohorts, at the London Festival of Learning  Sir David Puttnam, the award-winning film producer, has presented 33 entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs with an ‘EdWard’ in recognition of their successful completion of the pioneering EDUCATE programme. The ceremony, held as part of the London Festival of …

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IMPROVING THE GENDER BALANCE – HOW SUBTLE CUES CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

/ June 26, 2018

Not so long ago the idea that smart technology could create tailored lessons for individual students was the stuff of science fiction. Now it’s close to reality – and new research about how learners react differently to visual cues can shine a light on where it might lead. Christopher Brooks, who presents his work at …

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THE EDUCATE PROGRAMME WELCOMES UK AND INTERNATIONAL DELEGATES TO THE LONDON FESTIVAL OF LEARNING

/ June 21, 2018

Hundreds of experts in education and technology from the UK and overseas will be descending on UCL’s Institute of Education from tomorrow, for the week-long London Festival of Learning (June 22-30). For the first time ever, three major academic conferences will be brought under one roof, offering a unique opportunity to share research and practice, …

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Investment in MyTutor grows to £10 million, as company challenges the future of the traditional tutoring industry

/ June 20, 2018

The online tutoring platform, MyTutor, has secured new funding taking its total investment to £10 million in the past three years – and making it one of the highest-funded EdTech ventures in Europe. The company, one of the first cohorts to join the EDUCATE programme when it launched last year, plans to challenge the traditional …

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Film producer, Lord David Puttnam, to present the first EDUCATE ‘EdWards’ at the London Festival of Learning

/ May 25, 2018

 Lord David Puttnam, the multi award-winning film producer, is to present the first ever ‘EdWards’, at the London Festival of Learning (June 22 – 30). The London Festival of Learning is a week-long event bringing together, under one roof, three prestigious conferences of educationalists and scientists involved in the development of education technology in the …

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Practitioner Track and ‘Teacher Day’ at the EDUCATION Showcase, at London Festival of Learning, June 26

/ May 25, 2018

One of the most important days at this year’s London Festival of Learning (June 22-30) will be the Practitioner Track. Being held on the first day of EDUCATE’s three-day Showcase, on June 26, the event will bring together academics, researchers and educators in a unique opportunity to share and discuss research evidence and to initiate …

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