Apps for Good, the free education programme dedicated to closing the digital skills gap, has announced 18 teams of students as finalists in the Apps for Good Awards, to be held on 18 June at the Barbican in London.
The national Apps for Good Awards celebrate the next generation of problem solvers and digital-makers, young people who are creating apps to change their world for good. The 18 finalist teams, made up of students aged 12-19, will now compete in one of six thematic categories for the chance to work with experts and see their apps come to life.
Following its success in 2015, Futures is returning to Bett 2016, providing inspirational ed-tech start-ups with the opportunity to showcase their products and services to more than 35,000 visitors.
A number of talented students chosen as winners in the national Apps for Good Awards 2014 by business leaders are set to launch their apps onto the market next week.
This morning saw the start of Bett 2015, the world’s leading learning technology event. Now in its third year at its new home at London’s ExCeL, visitors were greeted with a new face during the opening keynote speech. With a change of personnel at Whitehall, new Education Secretary Nicky Morgan welcomed visitors, outlining the work that the government have done over the last few years and highlighting what we can expect in the future.
I defy any teacher to go to a Teachmeet and not leave with a springier step and a more cheerful heart. Even if none of the presentations actually addressed one of your immediate classroom needs, just knowing that you are in a community of like-minded souls who are happy to get together and share ideas and advice reassures the educator and raises the spirit.
Education software specialist Crick Software has announced the launch of an innovative new accessible keyboard for iPad and iPhone users.
Leading education technology company, Frog Education, has been recognised for its innovation and achievements in the education technology sector in a new report published by Total Education.