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UCL EDUCATE programme short-listed in prestigious London Business Awards 2019

Alumni News, Business Sector, Events / February 13, 2019

UCL EDUCATE has been short-listed in the inaugural London Business Awards. The programme has been named in the Ambassador Category, under the Paying it Forward sub-heading. The London Business Awards recognise the accomplishments of businesses and key individuals based in the capital over the past year. The Paying it Forward Award recognises an individual or …

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Universities’ Minister visits UCL EDUCATE programme and EdTech start-ups

Business Sector, Education Sector, Government & Policy / February 13, 2019

Chris Skidmore, the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, met members of the EDUCATE team and several of its participants during a two-hour visit to the programme’s UCL Knowledge Lab offices last week. The Minister was welcomed by Professor Rose Luckin, EDUCATE’s Director and Dr Celia Calucott, UCL’s Vice Provost for Enterprise, …

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CENTURY Tech news

Alumni News, Events / September 28, 2018

CENTURY Tech, which was one of the first cohort members on the EDUCATE’ programme, was one of 30 winning submissions – and the only on from the UK – in Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More than 1,150 applicants from 11 countries took part in the event, presenting live pitches aimed at …

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/ 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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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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Details announced of EDUCATE SHOWCASE at this year’s London Festival of Learning, June 23-30, 2018

/ May 8, 2018

EDUCATE is excited to announce details of its three-day Showcase at this year’s London Festival of Learning. The event will be an opportunity to see the vast array of products and services that entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs have developed on the EDUCATE programme, many of which are now being used in academic settings to enhance …

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What if… we really wanted to prepare young people for the age of artificial intelligence? – a UCL IOE Public Debate

/ April 16, 2018

EDUCATE director, Professor Rose Luckin, will be among a distinguished line-up of speakers taking part in a debate on the fourth industrial revolution, looking at how the workplace of the future will be transformed by technology – and how the school curriculum needs to adapt. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 …

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Ground-breaking EdTech programme, ‘EDUCATE’, to officially launch at the Bett show 2018

/ January 25, 2018

EDUCATE, a pioneering £4.5 million programme supporting EdTech start-ups, entrepreneurs and education practitioners, will launch at the Bett Show 2018. Based at UCL Institute of Education, EDUCATE is a unique collaboration of innovators, researchers and educators, whose work is underpinned by robust research evidence to deliver the most effective EdTech products and services. Part-funded by …

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