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London CLC wins again at the Bett Awards

Once again, Education Development Trust joined the Bett event at the ExCel centre, London, this January. BETT is a platform for 34,000+ educators and leaders from the UK and overseas to engage with around 800 EdTech providers, SMEs and start ups.

Our colleagues at London Connected Learning Centre (London CLC) are celebrating for the second year in a row after winning an award at the prestigious Bett Awards ceremony.

The award was given for ‘Service and Support to Schools’ which recognises London CLC’s outstanding technical and curriculum support, provided to schools through a range of CPD sessions and workshops. London CLC beat off competition from eight other nominees in this category to receive the award which is assessed on a specific criteria and judged by a panel of experienced educational professionals.

The Bett Awards are a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education and form an integral part of Bett each year. Bett is one of the largest education technology events in the world and provides a platform for 34,000+ educators and leaders from the UK and overseas to engage with around 800 EdTech providers, SMEs and start ups.

London CLC were also nominated for the ‘Collaboration Award’ which recognises how an organisation has worked with a school in an innovative way to have a transformative impact. London CLC’s work with Iqra Primary School in particular, was celebrated in this category. Read more about it here.

Not just an awards show

Our colleagues from our London Connected Learning Centre, also partnered with BETT to deliver a day of award-winning CPD on Friday, 25 January. As part of Bett’s commitment to increase its educator-led CPD content, we will be in both the North and South Hall’s Professional Development Theatres to bring visitors six fantastic workshops led by our teaching, learning and technology experts. The sessions included:

  • Pedagogy and future software developers with Scratch, with Rowan Roberts

  • Schools – saving time, working smarter, with Peter Lillington

  • Enhancing primary history and geography with digital technologies,  with Peter Lillington and Caitlin McMillan

  • Technology in early years with Sarah Horrocks and Louise Wade

  • Storytelling with digital technologies with Sarah Horrocks and Caitlin McMillan

  • Leadership of technology and digital strategy with Sarah Horrocks and Peter Lillington