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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation names MyCognition as a leader in the field of cognitive function and education

Alumni News, Education Sector / June 4, 2019

One of UCL EDUCATE’s most successful companies has been named by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as leading in the area of cognitive function in education. The accolade was part of a recent review of the technology sector dedicated to the measurement and improvement of cognitive/executive function in education. MyCognition was a participant of …

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

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

UCL EDUCATE hosts its second EdWards ceremony during the Bett Show 2019

Alumni News, Education Sector, Events / February 4, 2019

Twenty-three UCL EDUCATE participants received their EdWards at a special ceremony during the Bett Show 2019. Three of the companies – Across Cultures, EasyPeasy and Quipper – were presented with an Evidence-Applied award, with the other 20 receiving Evidence-Aware recognition. The EdWards are presented to UCL EDUCATE participants who have demonstrated awareness or application of …

By Dorothy

Two EDUCATE companies win their categories in EdTech “Oscars”

Alumni News, Education Sector, Events / January 24, 2019

Two of EDUCATE’s most successful programme participants have won their categories in this year’s BETT Awards – the ‘Oscars’ of the EdTech industry. Tassomai, which was a finalist in three categories, and EasyPeasy – both members of cohort 4 of the programme – picked up the Best Education Support Resource for Parents or Home Learning …

By Dorothy

EDUCATE cohorts awaiting results of Bett Awards 2019

Alumni News, Education Sector, Events / January 22, 2019

Several EDUCATE cohorts will find out tomorrow whether they are among the winners in the Bett Awards 2019. The awards, which will be announced at a special ceremony at the Bett Show, include 21 categories covering every aspect of EdTech design. development and business collaboration. Overall, EDUCATE start-ups, SMEs and entrepreneurs are mentioned 19 times …

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

CENTURY Tech partners with SSAT in project to cut teacher workload

Alumni News, Education Sector, Events / December 18, 2018

One of EDUCATE’S most successful cohorts, CENTURY Tech, is to collaborate with a leading UK educational organisation in a unique project to reduce teacher workload and improve pupil learning. The partnership with SSAT, which represents thousands of schools, teachers and students, will explore how AI, big data and neuroscience can offer pupils a more personalised …

By Dorothy

EDUCATE cohort, Earwig Academic, included in Government report on special needs assessment

Alumni News, Government & Policy / December 13, 2018

Earwig Academic, part of the EDUCATE programme’s cohort 4 intake, has been mentioned in a Department for Education (DfE) report into the future of assessment of pupils with special needs and disabilities. A tool for teachers to record, track and assess pupils The report, Piloting the 7 aspects of engagement for summative assessment: qualitative evaluation, published …

By Dorothy

EDUCATE cohorts listed in Bett Awards 2019

Alumni News, Events / November 7, 2018

Several EDUCATE cohorts have been listed in the Bett Awards 2019. The awards, which will be announced at a special ceremony at the Bett Show on January 23, include 21 categories covering every aspect of EdTech design and  development. Overall, EDUCATE start-ups, SMEs and entrepreneurs are mentioned 19 times in the list of finalists, with …

By Dorothy

Wizenoze gains partnership with Pearson

Alumni News, Artificial Intelligence / November 1, 2018

EDUCATE member, Wizenoze, has signed a new partnership with Pearson UK, during the same week as it showcased its AI technology to the King and Queen of The Netherlands during their State Visit to the UK. Wizenoze, a specialist AI company, was chosen by the Global Entrepreneurs Programme at the Department of International Trade, and …

By Ceri Sunu

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