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Just how ‘intelligent’ is artificial intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence, Blog / August 20, 2019

With this blog, we are kicking off a short series of articles on AI in education to explore what the concepts of intelligence and learning mean in the context of AI. When thinking of artificial intelligence (AI), it is often too easy to think of dystopian films where intelligent robots have taken over the human …

By Dorothy

GUEST BLOG: MyPocketSkill finalist in Tech Crunch Europa Awards

Blog / June 26, 2019

Zara Ransley, co-founder of MyPocketSkill, discusses the company’s recent success as finalists of the Tech Crunch Europa Awards. We were absolutely thrilled last month to discover that we are finalists for Tech Crunch’s Europa Awards. The Awards are highly regarded in the startup circuit and celebrate the most ambitious and innovative tech companies from all …

By Dorothy

GUEST BLOG – What’s the ‘secret sauce’ of the UCL EDUCATE programme? Murray Morrison, creator of Tassomai explains

Blog / June 12, 2019

We have been delighted to hear the buzz around our new feature development at Tassomai: targeted teaching videos for students that tailor to their specific needs – a personalised revision tutor available to any student in the country. We have evidence that these videos have an immediate impact on attainment and, more importantly, a significant …

By Dorothy

Writing a press release? Tips on getting it right and how to attract the attention of journalists

Blog, Business Sector / June 4, 2019

Publicising your company to the media, and dealing with journalists, can be daunting and time-consuming, often with little return. Dorothy Lepkowska, EDUCATE’s Communications Lead, offers some tips on how to write and follow up press releases, to maximise your chances of coverage. Be strategic. Consider why you want to publicise your work and what impact …

By Dorothy

Looking for a funding boost? Here’s how to pitch to investors (Part 2)

Blog, Business Sector / May 7, 2019

In the second blog of this two-part series, UCL EDUCATE’S Business Lead, Koby Yogaretnam, gives a few pointers on how to make your business funding pitch stand out and be more successful. In the first part of this blog, we looked at some of the practicalities of preparing and submitting a successful funding pitch. Here, …

By Dorothy

Need a funding boost? The dos & don’ts of pitching to investors (Part 1)

Blog, Business Sector / April 30, 2019

While some entrepreneurs will have private means to develop and grow their companies most are likely, at some point, to need help from investors. UCL EDUCATE’s Business Lead, Koby Yogaretnam, who has sat at both ends of the table as an investor and entrepreneur, offers tips on how to make your pitch stand out from …

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

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

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