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With London EdTech Week just around the corner, it’s a good time to review your marketing and communications, says Cleo Fatoorehchi, UCL EDUCATE’s marketing lead

Blog / April 4, 2019

However long you’ve been involved in the EdTech world, it soon becomes clear that the sector has its own rhythm – and a cycle that revolves chiefly around the Bett Show in January, and London EdTech Week in June. If you have a product to launch, a strategy to announce, or a service to test …

By Dorothy

Wizenoze makes the final of the Next Billion EdTech Prize in Dubai

/ March 11, 2019

Wizenoze, one of UCL EDUCATE’s participating companies, has been chosen as a finalist for the Next Billion EdTech Prize. The UK-based startup will be one of 30 to travel to the Global Education & Skills Forum in Dubai to compete in a pitch competition that recognises leading EdTech startups making an impact on education in …

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

Showing your EdTech to different audiences

Alumni News, Blog / February 5, 2019

Alison Clark-Wilson and Canan Blake, of EDUCATE’S research team, outline the importance of knowing your audience Learners, teachers, and parents are the main stakeholders of EdTech products and services. It is almost always necessary to know your users – the learners – and the people who are choosing the product for them – often teachers …

By Dorothy

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 …

By Brent

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