Facebook support The Education Foundation

Global giant Facebook commission the Education Foundation to write landmark guide for educators

Ty Goddard named in the Evening Standard Power 1000 List

Co-founder Ty named as one of London's 1000 most influential people in Autumn 2013

Edtech incubator programme launched

Minister Matthew Hancock MP & Sherry Coutu launch our edtech accelerator programme in Spring 2013

Facebook & Gates Foundation Education 2.0 Hackathon

Co-founders Ian & Ty participate in London's first Facebook Gates Foundation hackathon in Spring 2013

Innotech Summit showcases London's tech leaders

Co-founder Ian Fordham chairs education policy panel at major tech summit in Spring 2013
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In February 2014, we hosted a high profile event in London with world leading authority on MOOCs Dr Anant Agarwal, President of edX at Harvard and MIT. With an assembled group of education and business leaders and panel speakers including James Penny, Director, European Electronique and Saul Nasse, Director, BBC Learning – we discussed the impact of massive open online courses on education and learning in the UK and internationally. The video of the event is shown on our Youtube channel and written up in an article in the Independent …


Education Reformers of the Year 2013

We are proud at the end of our second year of work at The Education Foundation to recognise the achievements of a cross sector, nationwide group of teachers and leaders in schools, colleges, universities and education organisations who, in our view, have delivered the greatest change and innovation in their sector and beyond in 2013.


Co-founder Ty Goddard was named on the 18th September 2013, as one of London’s 1000 most influential people at a glittering event at Battersea Power Station. Ty was named on the Evening Standard’s Power 1000 group amongst just 20 ‘Education Crusaders” for the second year running, and joins a list that includes: Lucy Heller, MD, ARK Schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, Chief Inspector, OfSTED and Geraldine Peacock, Principal, UCL Academy. His quotation in the Power 1000 guide is as follows:
Ty Goddard – Education Foundation think tank, co-founder
“Passionate about finding a solution …

Facebook guide for educators

Global technology company Facebook have commissioned The Education Foundation to research and produce a major new report – the Facebook guide for educators – which launches at the Sunday Times Festival of Education at Wellington College on 21 June 2013.
This new Facebook guide for educators – the first of its kind in the UK – is the culmination of a landmark research project delivered by Co-founders of The Education Foundation Ian Fordham & Ty Goddard, with two schools, Wellington College and the London Nautical School, following a series of intensive workshops …