Fishguard based company Edukey, part of the Tes group of companies, has been awarded a prestigious Bett award in the ‘ICT Leadership and Management solutions’ category. The award was won for its Class Charts product which provides teachers with data rich seating charts and streamlined behaviour management reports. Coinciding with Bett, the world’s leading event for learning technology, the awards are considered the highest accolade in the industry.
The Bett Awards play a key role in identifying and rewarding excellence in education trade. The winning organisations were announced at the Bett Awards dinner in London on Wednesday 25 January.
The judges said, ‘Class Charts addresses specific issues with behaviour and classroom management, providing school leaders at all levels with useful reports to help monitor students' performance in these areas. Class Charts offers a very clear, teacher-friendly interface. Judges could see how this could have an immediate impact in class and a long-term tracking solution’.
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 Edukey! With more outstanding entrants than ever before, it is a remarkable achievement. The global reputation of the Bett Awards means that Edukey, indeed all the finalists, have an honour that is recognised and respected by educators across the world.”
Duncan Wilson, Co-Founder of EduKey said, “I am so proud of our achievement at the BETT Awards. We started with nothing a few years ago and the journey to where we are now has been incredible. Our team is fantastic and we could not have done it without them. Thank you to everyone who has supported us in our efforts.”
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 the team at Edukey; its 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.”
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