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Teachers + edtech entrepreneurs = Ed-invent Brighton

Teachers + edtech entrepreneurs = Ed-invent Brighton

Tony Parkin mixes with the teachers, entrepreneurs and dragons at Ed-invent Brighton
Teachers frequently criticise the producers of educational technology for being technology led, and creating solutions in search of educational problems to solve.

But what if the model was reversed, and educators themselves were tackling the problems that they felt needed solving by suggesting technology solutions, with a bunch of people to help? That's where initiatives like Ed-invent come in.

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A lot more than coding – the Kodu Kup 2014

A lot more than coding – the Kodu Kup 2014

Kodu is a relatively unsung hero of free software for coding in schools. Gerald Haigh meets some experts
It’s not unusual to see groups of children at 'Microsoft Towers', near ...

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Why twist a curriculum when there's Apps for Good?

Why twist a curriculum when there's Apps for Good?

Apps for Good offers rich and flexible ways for schools to broaden 'Computing'. Tony Parkin explains
As the new Computing curriculum comes into force in England, schools are se...

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'Indy' EFF screen summits back improved teacher role

'Indy' EFF screen summits back improved teacher role


London calling: Sean Coughlan (BBC), Lord Knight (TSL) and Rebecca Hughes (British Council) meet educators worldwide

US education advisers joined EFF10 debate's call to make teac...

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New, improved Apps 4 Good Awards - including code!

New, improved Apps 4 Good Awards - including code!

Tony Parkin is bowled over by the creativity as Apps for Good goes from strength to strength
Each year the Apps for Good Awards get bigger, bouncier and brighter. Last week, 18...

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