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First European EdTech Network to boost collaboration among sector launches today

Education Sector, Events / June 19, 2019

The European EdTech Network (EETN) is the first organisation of its kind enabling transnational cooperation among leading European universities and innovators. A major aspect of the collaboration will be the EdTech Platform – the first online space of its kind to promote knowledge on EdTech topics and multi-stakeholder work in education and technology and to …

By Dorothy

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

UCL EDUCATE highlighted in Government’s new EdTech strategy for schools

Education Sector, Government & Policy / April 3, 2019

The work of the UCL EDUCATE programme has been highlighted in a major £10 million government initiative to improve the use and development of EdTech in schools. The strategy, ‘Realising the potential of technology in education: A strategy for education providers and the technology industry’, published today (3 April) by the Department for Education, aims …

By Dorothy

UCL EDUCATE sets up new European EdTech collaboration

Education Sector / March 15, 2019

UCL EDUCATE has become a founder member of the European EdTech programme. The three-year Erasmus+-funded programme is a partnership with Oulu University of Applied Sciences, in Finland, IE University, Madrid, and the Catholic University of Leuven, in Belgium. The partners’ aim is to foster collaboration among Universities and institutions from Europe and beyond who have …

By Dorothy

International Women’s Day: Girls need better role models and a technology curriculum that appeals to their interests, say female EdTech entrepreneurs

Business Sector, Education Sector, Government & Policy / March 8, 2019

More girls would be attracted to the EdTech industry if the school curriculum appealed to their interests and strengths, and if they had better role models, some of EDUCATE’s leading female entrepreneurs have said. Commenting on International Women’s Day, they said girls were often put off from careers in science and technology because of gender …

By Dorothy

EDUCATE showcases EdTech start-ups to universities Minister

/ February 8, 2019

Universities and science minister, Chris Skidmore, is to meet researchers and entrepreneurs from the EDUCATE programme today (February 8) at its headquarters at the UCL Knowledge Lab, in London. Mr Skidmore will see the work of more than 20 London EdTech companies who are working with UCL researchers on a range of projects, from using …

By Dorothy

EDUCATE featured in Education Investor Magazine

/ February 6, 2019

Education Investor, the leading global trade publication for the education investment industry, has featured an article about the EDUCATE programme and our inaugural Demo Day and Investor Summit event, held at City Hall in London last November. The article highlights some of the companies involved in the event, and includes comments from Professor Rose Luckin and …

By Brent

EDUCATE welcomes £10 million government EdTech strategy announcement

Education Sector, Government & Policy / January 23, 2019

Professor Rose Luckin, the director of the EDUCATE programme, has welcomed plans for a £10 million government strategy for EdTech in schools. The proposal, outlined by Damian Hinds, the Secretary of State for Education, at the Bett Show today (January 23), will see a plan for EdTech being launched from this Spring, enabling teachers, pupils …

By Dorothy

EDUCATE announces recipients of its latest round of EdWards, to be presented during the Bett Show 2019

Alumni News, Education Sector, Events / January 21, 2019

The EDUCATE programme has announced the names of the second round of recipients of its prestigious EdWard quality mark, recognising the achievements and success of the educational technology (EdTech) companies with which it works. The EdWards will be presented at a ceremony, to be held during the Bett Show, on January 25, and hosted by …

By Dorothy

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® …

By Brent

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