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Please find a selection of news stories relating to technology in education and to the challenges facing schools and teachers.
The RoboMaster S1 is a game-changing educational robot built to unlock the potential in every learner. Inspired by DJI's annual RoboMaster robotics competition, the S1 provides users with an in-depth understanding of science, math, physics, programming, and more through captivating game play modes and intelligent features.
Simplifying print on Chromebooks and other BYOD devices
Developed by leading education specialists and psychologists, this edtech tool is specifically tailored to understand and improve staff wellbeing and retention
Unleashing Europe’s entrepreneurial talent
Ed-tech platform MyTutor discusses how educators are finding Artificial Intelligence is revolutionising the learning experience for both teachers and students.
SurreyIDEA, an innovative academy, is the first of its kind in Europe, providing a novel and progressive learning experience that enables students to gain valuable skills in an interactive format free from prohibitive entry requirements solely based on academic qualifications. And now, the school is launching a high-tech programme to engage and inspire a younger demographic
This is a pilot CPD training programme designed to give the teacher confidence in 3D design and printing activities, with each participating school provided with a free 3D printing STEM kit funded by Morson Group - a global leader in technical recruitment and engineering excellence based in Salford.
Discovery Education and Probrand are delighted to announce a new partnership which will give schools access to the latest education technology and help teachers make budgets go further. It’s also an example of how market leading firms in the EdTech sector can create new collaborations in support of the DfE’s EdTech strategy
Counterpoint produce integrated Mac solutions to assist students in music, art and movie-making. This allows Macs to integrate into a Windows directory.
C-Live is a virtual reality computer-generated training aid. It places trainee teachers into a virtual classroom in front of computer-generated avatar pupils.
St John's Church of England Primary School - Installation
TrouDigital produce versatile and resilient digital signage which enables customers to deliver targeted information to teachers, staff and visitors using a wide range of media tools.
They can communicate expressively using facial gestures, spoken words and coloured light. They are able to ‘see’ faces, movement, and colour; and they can ‘hear’ spoken words and typed text. Children are able to develop algorithms that use these inputs and outputs to give the robots human-like behaviour.
London, United Kingdom, Announcing the launch of Volangua. Created by a collective of professionals from the language education sector, with a mission to make learning a language accessible to everyone, Volangua aims to change the way people access and participate in language courses.
Our brand new Starter Pack of 4 has been designed to offer schools the ability to bring Virtual Reality into the classroom for only £1249.00
JD.com, China’s largest retailer, is using its advanced technology to bring augmented reality (AR) features to a picture book that teaches children how to interact safely with strangers.
A fully integrated 50 Touch Projected Capacitive Touch Table available in 4K & HD. It includes an ANDROID control system and choices of specification for integrated PC, the 65” version is electronically height adjustable making it perfect for meeting rooms, classrooms, reception areas and events.
I have regularly attended the BETT Show for the past few years now, and my reaction upon entering the hall is always the same: No matter how well I’ve researched the stands that I want to visit, as soon as I walk in I feel almost overwhelmed by the sheer scale of the event. I know that I am going to see exciting products that I simply have to investigate, or that I will be pulled aside by an exhibitor who will show me a new product that simply blows my mind. Mark Kelly
The award-winning creative learning company announces the pi-top [4], and with it, a bold new chapter for the company.
Copenhagen, Denmark, 22 January 2019 – Shape Robotics is set to premiere its latest educational teaching robot Fable Spin at BETT, the world’s biggest education technology event taking place from 23-26 January.