Honesty is the best policy in edtech

If you're looking to buy edtech, do some research and find the 'good guys', suggests Tom Starkey

Like many others who teach in colleges, it’s not my only source of income. When not trying to shove similes down my students’ throats, I also act as a consultant to businesses (many of them of the edtech variety) on the products and services they offer to colleges and other institutions, trying to make them more relevant, useful and appealing. It puts food on the table (and the soul removal op wasn’t that bad).

And, with this insight, I’d like to offer a bit of advice to FE staff looking to spend their meagre budget on some tech that will help their students:

There is a huge range of ...

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