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UCL EDUCATE hosts launch of the European EdTech Network with call for expansion and further collaboration

Education Sector, Events / July 1, 2019

More than 200 guests and dignitaries from across the continent attended the launch of the European EdTech Network in London, on June 19. The event was hosted by the UCL EDUCATE programme, with partners Oulu University (Finland), KU Leuven (Belgium) and IE Business School (Spain). The EETN brings together stakeholders of the EdTech ecosystem at …

By Dorothy

UCL EDUCATE convenes international summit for EdTech companies in London

Business Sector, Events / June 17, 2019

The UCL EDUCATE programme is convening an international EdTech Summit for 70 companies representing 37 countries globally, kicking off London EdTech Week, today (June 17). The Future Ideas Summit brings together EdTech founders, innovators, corporate executives, educationalists and investors from around the world to network, debate and look at how the technology landscape will evolve …

By Dorothy

UCL EDUCATE becomes a partner in the world’s largest EdTech start-up competition

Business Sector, Events / June 11, 2019

UCL EDUCATE has become the national partner in the GESAwards, the biggest EdTech start-up competition. GESAwards was set up five years ago by MindCET (Israel) and is a joint venture between partners from six continents, involving 17 regional EdTech clusters with a network of more than 2,500 companies. It provides opportunities for entrepreneurs and innovators …

By Dorothy

Professor Rose Luckin addresses GESS Dubai

/ February 27, 2019

Professor Rose Luckin was today addressing delegates, visitors and guests at the GESS Dubai Education Exhibition and Conference on the future of learning, young people and the impact of technology. Her address focused on the need to extend learners’ intelligence beyond the routine cognitive processing of academic subject matter, and how this can be achieved …

By Dorothy

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 …

By Dorothy

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, …

By Dorothy

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 …

By Brent

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, …

By Brent

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 …

By Brent

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 …

By Brent

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