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Finalists for Bett Awards 2014 announced

 
The finalists for the 16th annual Bett Awards have been announced today.
 
Organised and managed by i2i Events Group and the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the Bett Awards aim to recognise and celebrate excellence in ICT in education and have come to be considered the most prestigious ICT awards in the UK education sector.
 
Each year, educational ICT suppliers of all types and sizes enter the Bett Awards and are scrutinised by a panel of judges made up of experienced educational professionals and chaired by BESA. The impartial two stage judges entrants according to key assessment principles, including design, cost-effectiveness, accessibility, enabling effective learning and supporting learning beyond the classroom.
 
Rachel Poletti-Gadd, Portfolio Director at i2i Events Group comments:
 
“Each year, the Awards go a small way to providing our industry with the recognition it so richly deserves in developing innovative and practical ICT resources for the advancement of learning.”
 
She continues: 
 
“The Bett Awards continue to evolve with new categories including ‘International digital education resource,’ ‘Free digital content/open educational resources’ and ‘Educational Apps’,to market the changing face of today’s education sector. Two further awards have been introduced to celebrate the unprecedented quality of organisations’ marketing teams, with the arrival of the ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year’ award and the ‘Bett stand of the Year’ award.”
 
Caroline Wright, Director of BESA, adds:
 
“The Bett Awards represent a partnership between i2i Events Group and BESA, the trade association representing educational supply companies. While the unprecedented number of entries has made it tougher for the judges, it does mean that the shortlist identifies the very best resources and suppliers for schools. The shortlisted products and organisations all offer outstanding, quality resources that will undoubtedly inspire and motivate learners.
 
“Due to the international recognition of Bett in terms of its place in showcasing the latest learning technologies, the Bett Awards provide educators all over the world with a means of identifying the most innovative and effective ICT products and services.”
 
The finalists for the BETT Awards 2014 are:
 
Early Years Solutions
Rising Stars, Switched on ICT in the Early Years
TTS Group Ltd, Mini Mobile Phones
Twinkl Ltd, Twinkl Resources
 
Primary Digital Content
3P Learning, Reading Eggs
CEM, InCAS
Espresso Education, Espresso Coding
Espresso Education, Espresso Primary: Grammar and Punctuation
iCompute Teaching Ltd, iCompute for Primary Schools – Whole School
MicroLibrarian Systems Ltd (MLS), Junior Librarian.net
Pearson, Bug Club
Twig World, Tigtag
Yes Programme, Yes Programme
 
Secondary Digital Content
Alfiesoft, AQA Online Progress Test GCSE MFL
Collins, iBooks Textbooks by Collins
Encyclopedia Britannica, Britannica School
i-education (Part of the Frog Family), I am learning (Secondary)
Mathspace UK Ltd, Mathspace
MicroLibrarian Systems Ltd (MLS), Eclipse.net
SAM Learning, SAM Learning
 
ICT Tools for Learning and Teaching
2Simple Software, 2Build a Profile – Early Years
AVer, TabCam
BinaryDistribution Ltd, FUZE
IGGY, IGGY
Learning Labs, FlashSticks
LEGO Education, LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3
Mathster / Chartwell-Yorke, Mathster
Planet PC, Planet eStream
Sonocent Ltd, Audio Notetaker
Visual Education, Wordwall
 
Digital Devices
Fourier Education, einsteinTablet+
QAMA Calculator, QAMA Calculator
SMART Technologies, SMART Board E70 interactive flat panel
The Imaging Source Europe GmbH, Scan2Voice
Toshiba, Portégé Z10t
TTS Group Ltd, Ultimate Timers
 
Digital Collections and Resource Banks
Alfiesoft, Alfie Primary SATs
eduMedia, eduMedia Sciences
Peter Books and Furniture, ePlatform
Encyclopedia Britannica, Image Quest
London Grid for Learning, The History of Computing
 
ICT Special Educational Needs Solutions
Inclusive Technology Ltd, HelpKidzLearn - ChooseIt! Maker 3
Crick Software Ltd, Clicker Docs
Crick Software Ltd, Clicker Sentences
JellyJames Publishing Ltd, Dynamo Maths
Osborne Technologies Ltd, SensoryPod
Signs for Success Ltd, Word Rumble
 
Free Digital Content / Open Educational Resources
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge GCSE Computing Online
CTVC Ltd, TrueTube.co.uk
Edmodo Inc., Edmodo
Makewaves, Makewaves App
Microsoft, Kodu
Royal Society of Chemistry, Learn Chemistry
TTS Group Ltd, Bee-Bot App
 
ICT Leadership and Management Solutions
2Simple Software, 2Build a Profile
Follett School Solutions, Aspen Mobile
Classroom Monitor, Classroom Monitor
Osborne Technologies Ltd, eReg
LCP, iTRACK Primary
Learning Possibilities, LP+4 and Hwb+
Pupil Asset, Pupil Asset
Capita SIMS, SIMS Learning Gateway
SISRA, SISRA Online
OPEUS, The iAbacus
 
Innovation in ICT
European Electronique Ltd, Freedom
Groupcall Ltd, Groupcall Emerge
Contact Group, Looked After Call
Jumpido, Jumpido
New Ways to Learn Ltd, The Paper Portal
MediaCore, MediaCore
Point2Educate Ltd, Point2School
Schoolcomms, School Gateway Free Instant Messaging App
TeacherCentric Ltd, Show My Homework
Vocab Express, Vocab Express Assignments Module
 
ICT Services and Support
Cae Technology
Capita SIMS
Dataspire Solutions Ltd
East Sussex County Council
Ergo Computing
Exa Networks / Exa Education
Groupcall Ltd
Joskos Solutions Ltd
Turn IT On
 
ICT Exporter of the Year
Avantis
EducationCity.com
Frog
Little Bridge
NetSupport Ltd
Promethean Ltd
Texthelp Ltd
TTS Group Ltd
 
ICT Company of the Year – Less than £1m turnover
Alfiesoft
Busythings Ltd
InVentry Ltd
Kodo Education Ltd
Room Booking System Ltd
Tutor Cruncher Ltd
 
ICT Company of the Year – Between £1m and £10m turnover
2Simple Software
3P Learning
Contact Group
Firefly
Frog
Joskos Solutions Ltd
Osborne Technologies Ltd
Scomis
 
ICT Company of the Year – Over £10m turnover
Capita Managed IT Solutions
Espresso Education
European Electronique
Promethean Ltd
 
Marketing Campaign of the Year
Oxford University Press
SMART Technologies
Promethean Ltd
 
International Digital Education Resource
Encyclopedia Britannica, Britannica School
GenericMaths Ltd, ConquerMaths
EducationCity.com, EducationCity.com
Little Bridge World, Little Bridge
3P Learning, Mathletics
Whizz Education, Maths Whizz Tutoring Plus
 
Educational Apps
2Simple Software, 2DIY (iPad edition)
Rising Stars, Achieve Level 4 Mathematics
BrainPOP UK, BrainPOP UK Featured Movie App
Avantis Systems, LearnPad App
Atlas Learning, LiveSlide
SkillPixels Ltd, Math Elements: k-2 mathematics
Mathspace UK Ltd, Mathspace
Daydream Education, Multiplication
William Edwards School, WESPlanner
 
The winners will be announced at the Bett Awards dinner in London on Wednesday 22 January 2014, the first evening of Bett, the world’s largest learning technology show. To find out more, visit www.bettawards.com.

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