Nationwide search for best edtech schools launches


Edtech 50 Schools is on the hunt to find UK schools that are using education technology to make the greatest difference to pupils, staff and parents. Through public nomination and an independent judging panel (shortly to be announced) this campaign aims to capture the richness in approach of this emerging digital leadership across schools. Nominations are now open for schools across the UK and the deadline for entries is Friday 18th January. Nominations from other stakeholders and interested parties, with the school’s permission, are also encouraged.

Supported by Intel, The Education Foundation, Edtech UK, Jisc, and the Independent Schools Council Digital Strategy Group are working in partnership on this programme, building on the Foundation’s Edtech 50 2018 yearbook: http://www.ednfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/EDTECH50.pdf

Successful schools will be featured in the Edtech 50 Schools publication and be invited to a House of Lords reception celebrating edtech in schools. Edtech 50 Schools follows the successful Edtech 50 2018 yearbook.

Director, Ty Goddard says:

“It is a key moment for edtech. Earlier this year, the Secretary of State for Education was clear that the power of technology could provide significant support to help students learn, reduce teachers’ workload and save money. There is great potential for edtech to help make a difference but it needs to be the right technology, implemented effectively, and with good support for staff. The Edtech 50 will celebrate and shine a spotlight on the schools leading the way, across the UK which we hope can inspire other schools.”

Edtech 50 Schools is supported by Intel, Jisc, NetSupport and the Independent Schools Council Digital Strategy Group. Media partner: TES

Nominate a school for the Edtech 50 Schools by visiting: http://bit.ly/Edtech50

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