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Martin Finn, CEO (Edcoms, UK) - Cinekid 2014

  1. Digital media in educationCinekidsConference 14 October 2014
  2. In 20 minutes….. EdComs Innovative uses of technology in education Proof of effectiveness Businesses and education working together Lessons for others?
  3. EdComsteams Content development Digital Film Live Marketing Research
  4. Does it enhance learning?
  5. Is it proportionate?
  6. Innovative uses of technology in education and learning
  7. To follow…… A tool Gamifiedlearning An immersive environment A feedback mechanism A participatory experience
  8. GSK Science Education
  9. GSK: Reaction test
  10. EDF Energy: Carbon sinks game
  11. BP Educational Service
  12. BP: Where’s the science in that?
  13. BP: Where’s the science in that?
  14. Pfeg: Fin Cap
  15. EDF Energy: Bumblebees
  16. Proof of effectiveness
  17. SamsungResearch Six primary schools in deprived areas of England and Wales Use of the Samsung ‘Digital Classroom’ –including tablets, a suite of apps, e-board, cameras and teacher notebook Aim was to assess impact on learning
  18. Toplinefindings 1. Pupils and teachers are working more collaboratively share their ideas, learning together, learning from mistakes 2. Learning is more self-directed and led by the pupils freedom to work independently, presenting their ideas 3. Pupils are better able to gather information, interpret facts and discuss their findings online searching, developing ‘higher order’ skills
  19. Toplinefindings 4. Pupils are more engaged in their learning and more confident Greater interaction, work more creatively, teachers giving effective feedback, pupils’ growing confidence 5. Some schools are reporting stronger numeracy and literacy At one school, Samsung pupils had a higher average points score than those not participating. 6. SEN and disengaged pupils seem particularly to benefit Easier to differentiate learning, pupils more confident in sharing, engaging the disengaged
  20. Businesses and education working together
  21. Businessesand education McKinsey & Company: Education to employment: Getting Europe’s youth into work, 2014
  22. EdComsclients 3 2
  23. Whydo they do it? Delivering a socially beneficial message Corporate responsibility Community engagement Sector understanding Workforce pipeline Employee engagement
  24. Example programmes GSK: stories from the laboratory BP: inspiring budding engineers and scientists Royal Bank of Scotland: financial education EDF Energy: energy, science and sustainability Costa Coffee: Geography project on the coffee trade
  25. What is there to learn for others? UK is not unique…well not quite Mutual recognition of why businesses are there and why schools are there Common understanding of what education is for Find common ground and look for the best in each other Businesses must offer unique expertise and opportunities Schools must commit to the partnership offer
  26. Questions?