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Research Manager Hannie Kirkham shares her experience in the EdTech sector and the challenges providers face in remaining distinctive in a busy market.
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.
We worked with Hodder Education Group to create online resources, helping teachers to provide dynamic lessons while teaching remotely.
Here we round-up our main takeaways from this year’s Curriculum Conference. Look out for part two of our curriculum change blog series for detailed coverage of the day and what it means for educational publishing.
We were delighted to work with Pearson to promote the diversity of British history through the creation of an eBook about Dr Harold Moody.
With mixed-ability classes and a patchwork of British, American and other varieties of English being delivered, teaching ELT in the primary classroom poses plenty of challenges. Not to mention the wide variety of contexts across the MENA region.
Publishing Assistant Lydia spent half her life studying in a Middle Eastern country before moving back to the UK and continuing her education at university. She discusses her experience of learning English while growing up in Syria.
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 […]
It’s a huge privilege being able to work on a book that might be the very first book that a child reads for themselves. Just because it’s a school book, it doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t look great or be interesting and enjoyable to read.
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.