The trip to London’s Excel for the annual Bett show is a familiar ritual to everyone involved in education. This year, of course, we’ll have to wait until March for the dancing robots and air-guitar contests. In the meantime, we look back at last year’s virtual BettFest to pull out key themes for the next event.
Henry Warren is a multi-award winning innovation expert and entrepreneur specialising in education technology. He is Chairman of the South African education company Watobe, co-founder of the Turn On The Subtitles campaign, and sits on the boards of several other charities and companies – almost always around education and technology.
1. Read what you want Whether it’s short stories or a novel, reading should be whatever you enjoy. It doesn’t matter what you read, reading what you enjoy is a great start. If a book doesn’t entice you, it’s okay. Keep trying until you find a genre that you enjoy. 2. Get comfortable Finding the […]
Many publishers start their journey with a love of reading, but few end up working on books that might be the very first book that a child reads for themselves. Editorial Manager Liz explains her love of Primary English publishing and shares what she’s learnt in ten years in the industry.
Did you know that turning on the subtitles while children are watching television can double the chances of them becoming good at reading? We talked to the driver behind the Turn On The Subtitles campaign to find out about this brilliantly simple literacy project.
The shift to online has meant a surge in demand for eLearning from schools, charities, professional organisations, and businesses alike. Not only has demand shot up, but eLearning is now more accessible than ever thanks to innovative learning platforms that can flex to different learning and delivery requirements.
In our EdTech Insights series, we will bring you articles and interviews from the front-lines of funders, entrepreneurs and leaders working to improve education. We’ll be talking all things EdTech – from investment and transaction trends to what works in content, policy and innovation, through to who’s who.