• Minted Box, the creators of classroom seating plan, MINTclass, is asking teachers to share their challenges, frustrations and ideas for effective school practice
• Teachers and school staff are able to submit their ideas before, during and after Bett 2017 to be in with a chance of having their concept built by Minted Box
• Schools that have their ideas created can also benefit from earning additional revenue through offering the resource to other schools who could make use of it
Minted Box, the creators of digital classroom seating planner MINTclass, has announced an initiative for schools to get involved with. In the run up to Bett 2017 and during the event itself, the company is inviting teachers and school staff to submit ideas on how to make teaching or school processes more effective. A winner will then be chosen, whose concept will be built and brought to life for free.
All ideas to help schools improve are welcome, no matter how simple or niche. For example, a module to monitor the nutritional value of food in diary form or a transition portal to reduce the cost and aid accurate assessment of pupils from Year 6 to Year 7.
Schools that have their ideas created can also benefit from earning additional revenue through offering the resource to other schools who could make use of it, sharing the benefits of their idea and easing tight budgets.
Staff may have ideas as to how to fix the headaches and frustrations they face every day, but are unable to find an already existing solution. Therefore, Minted Box is offering schools the opportunity to have a bespoke resource built to specifically address their needs. The idea stemmed from the company’s belief that no one understands what schools need more than those who work in them, therefore combining this knowledge with the technology know-how, will enable them to get the best results.
Iain Bell, managing director of Minted Box, said: “We believe that teachers should have access to solutions that solve their problems. We talk to schools about their frustrations or ideas, and then offer the technical expertise to build resources that provide exactly what they need – nothing more, nothing less.
“We want to provide a direct route for schools fuelled by their own ideas, issues and needs. This is why we’re inviting teachers to come to us with their ideas on how to make teaching and school processes more effective, and enter our competition that will help turn these visions into solid solutions for the benefit of themselves, and other schools.”
Minted Box is asking teachers to submit their ideas or everyday dilemmas before, during the show (stand F62), and after Bett 2017. To enter visit: www.mintclass.com/ideas