2019 Bett Awards finalists announced

135 edtech innovators have made it to the shortlist

Now in its 21st year, the Bett Awards celebrate the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education. The awards recognise excellence across 21 categories including two new categories: Collaboration with a School, and the Impact Award, which, for the first time, involves schools and learners championing the best edtech they have experienced. The Bett Awards form an integral part of Bett, the world’s leading showcase of education technology solutions taking place 23-26 January 2019 at Excel, London.

Key shortlists

 Impact Award

  • Abbey Multi Academy Trust
  • Barton Peveril College
  • Brighton Hill Community School
  • Coleg Sir Gar
  • Elm Park Primary School
  • Forest Gate Community School
  • Gable Hall
  • Masefield Primary School
  • Middleton Park School
  • Ormiston Primary School
  • Perryfields High School
  • The English School

Collaboration with a School

  • Capita Managed IT Solutions
  • Frog Education
  • Groupcall
  • Learning by Questions
  • Mangahigh
  • MyTutor
  • Optimus Education
  • Plum Innovations Ltd
  • Soundtrap
  • Whizz Education

44 judges have completed the first round of judging to compose the shortlist of finalists who stood out from the hundreds of entries.

Judge Steve Whitley, Founder, EdTech Consulting commented: “This year’s entrants include many great new technologies that really improve the teaching of STEAM education, particularly in creative media such as film and music. The Impact Award entrants offer proof that effective use of suitable edtech can deliver real improvements in student learning with many of the entrants using low-cost technologies and putting the individual pupil at the centre of their own learning experience.”

Gill Budgell, Director, Consultant Publisher, Frattempo added: “There were many outstanding entries. It’s clear that edtech is, at last, coming into its own in terms of supporting school leaders.”

Winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony on the evening of 23 January 2019 at the Troxy, London, with many showcased at Bett event until the 26 January 2019 at Excel, London.

To book your place at the awards ceremony go to http://bettawards.com/booking-form/ or for your free ticket to see the winners and hundreds of other edtech solutions at Bett go to www.bettshow.com.