Tag Archives: Edtech

Company spotlight: Tes

The global company is growing its EdTech base in Sheffield.

If you work or have worked in education, you may know Tes as the teaching supplement or weekly magazine, which was originally published as the The Times Educational Supplement . Since it was launched 111 years ago, Tes has evolved into a leading education business and global digital community, connecting and supporting more than 13

Tes launches engineering hub in Sheffield

The hub will create 20 new jobs in the city and will boost Sheffield’s reputation for EdTech innovation.

Tes, which opened its office in St Paul’s Place in Sheffield city centre in 2018, already employs over 200 people in the city. This new engineering hub will employ a further 20 software engineers based in Sheffield. Tes has been actively involved in many education and tech initiatives since arriving in the city, for example

Donate your unwanted devices this new year

A new campaign is asking businesses to donate unwanted computers to support at-home learning for underprivileged children in Sheffield.

The campaign estimates that 11,000 children in the city are living in households without access to a laptop, tablet or PC. This includes 160 pupils at Athelstan Primary School in Sheffield which is one of the first to benefit from the scheme. Headteacher Deb Halliday said, “We expected to get 58 laptops from the government

EdTech start-up launches safe social media space for kids

Sheffield based ‘Natterhub’ has launched early to keep children safe online during lockdown.

Natterhub is a learning platform and framework created for teachers to share with pupils. Co-founders Manjit Sareen and Caroline Allams have made alterations to make it ideal for home use, although teachers must set up the accounts which they can then share with parents, carers and pupils. Natterhub was due for launch in May 2020,