Following on from Damian Hind's announcement to cut teacher workload in an attempt to resolve a recruitment crisis in England's schools, CEO and Founder of Satchel (previously Show my Homework), Naimish Gohil discusses how the UK's ed-tech sector can help achieve these goals. 

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2017-03-09T00:00:00

The rise of the Multi Academy Trust offers new ways for suppliers and schools to work more closely together

The number of academies and multi academy trusts (MATs) increases on a monthly basis. At Bett Academies (16-18 March, NEC, Birmingham) the director of Assembly, a non-profit joint venture between Ark and NEON, will be talking to suppliers and MATs about the changing needs of these schools, and how collaboration will help the next wave of edtech to evolve.

 

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2017-01-24T00:00:00

The results of a national pupil survey on internet use will be released on 30 January 2017 ahead of Safer Internet Day, taking data from 60 schools and 19,000 pupils
Primary-aged pupils are more frequently using tablets and smartphones to access the internet
With greater access to the internet, concerns have been raised around the content that is accessible by young children, and how this can be combatted effectively

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2017-01-24T00:00:00

Kortext, the UK’s leading digital textbook solutions provider, has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointment of Yaz El Hakim as education strategy and communications director. Yaz takes up the newly created role at the company’s Bournemouth headquarters from his previous position as head of UK academic partnerships for RefME.
 

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Tablet computers are now present in almost 70% of primary and secondary schools in the UK, according to a study from Tablets for Schools .

Educational technology (EdTech) is very much a part of our education system today. Rising number of technological devices and new innovations in EdTech mean it’s here to stay.

However, while many educators welcome the advances in technology, there are still those who question the place of tech in the classroom.

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