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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


/ 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

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 …

By Brent

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 …

By Brent

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