Winners of Bett Awards 2017 are announced

bett-awards-2017-all-winners.gifLeaders of innovation within the education sector battled it out to be crowned the winners at a prestigious awards ceremony last night. 

The winners of this year’s Bett Awards were announced last night in a glittering awards dinner held at The Tobacco Dock in London. 

The annual awards encourage and recognise outstanding education sector resources, learning solutions and companies.

Each entry is judged by a panel of educational professionals, who look for what works in the classroom or the school setting in terms of design, cost-effectiveness, support of higher order thinking skills and effective learning and teaching styles. 

Patrick Hayes, director of BESA and chair of judges for the Bett Awards said: “If you’re looking for evidence that the UK EdTech sector is world-leading, look no further than the fantastically innovative winners of the Bett Awards 2017. Our esteemed judging panel of educationalists faced a huge task in deciding which of the hundreds of entries should win or be highly commended.”

“Well done to all the winners. With more outstanding entrants than ever before, it is a remarkable achievement. The global reputation of the Bett Awards means these companies - indeed all the finalists - have an honour that is recognised and respected by educators across the world.”

Rachel Brodie, portfolio director at Ascential Events added: “What makes these Awards different is that they focus on the resources, services and the people that really make an impact on learning and the day-to-day work of the teachers in the classroom. 

“I would like to congratulate all the winners of this year’s Bett Awards; their constant determination to achieve excellence in design, delivery and support helps to ensure that the outcomes for students across the world are the very best.”

The winners of this year's awards are: 
Early Years Digital Content:

Busy Things - Busy Things

Highly commended
Letterland - Letterland Stories A-Z

Primary Digital Content
First News - First News Literacy iHub

Highly commended
Discovery Education - Espresso - Great Fire of London

Secondary Digital Content
Educake - Educake Science

ICT Tools for Learning, Teaching and Assessment - classroom aids
Just2easy - Just2easy Toolsuite

ICT Tools for Learning, Teaching and Assessment - whole school aids
Tute - Tutes

Digital Devices
Prowise - Chromebook ProLine

Highly commended
C-Pen - C-Pen Exam Reader

ICT Special Education Needs Solutions
Filisia Interfaces Ltd - Cosmo

ICT Leadership and Management Solutions
Edukey Education Ltd - Class Charts

Highly commended
Show My Homework - Show My Homework 

ICT Innovator of the Year
Teacherin

Highly commended
Studytracks

ICT Services and Support
Plum Innovations Ltd

ICT Exporter of the Year
Impero

Highly commended
GL Education

ICT Company of the Year - Less than £3m turnover
School Cloud Systems

Highly commended
Just2easy
 

ICT Company of the Year - Over £3m turnover
bksb

Highly commended
Firefly Learning

Free Digital Content/ Open Educational Resources
FutureLearn - FutureLearn for Schools 

International Digital Education Resource
Twig World - Tigtag CLIL

Highly commended
Soundtrap AB - Soundtrap for Education

Educational Apps
Edoki Academy - Busy Water

Highly commended
Yellow Door - Come Alive App Collection - Traditional Tales and Nursery Rhymes

Best Education Support Resource for Parents/ Home Learning
Komodo Learning Ltd - Komodo Maths

Highly commended
Whizz Education - Maths - Whizz Homes Version

EdTech Start Up Company of the Year
pi-top

Highly commended
Teacherin

Higher Education/ Further Education Digital Services
DigiExam - DigiExam

Highly commended
Instructure - Canvas

Outstanding Achievement
Andrea Carr - Rising Stars

 

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