About the Pearson Centre or Policy and Learning
At a time o growing demand and enormous change in the world o educationand skills, both in the UK and around the world, the Pearson Centre or Policy andLearning aims to harness the depth and breadth o expertise within Pearson (theworld’s leading learning company), and our partners, to provide a clear, positive andrespected voice on the key education issues that matter. It does this through theprovision o:
a range o research activities, oering evidence-based and original thinking;
respected, timely and useul policy analysis through channels such as Policy Watch, Primary Policy Watch, Policy Tracker and Hot Breakast Briengs;
engaging and enjoyable events, briengs and presentations that oer inormedinsight, in-depth analysis and measured debate;
high quality publications o value to both policymakers and the educationcommunity.Find out more about our work at www.pearsoncpl.com.
About the authors
is Head o Primary Marketing at Pearson. She has worked ineducation or many years, and recently spent a year on secondment to the PearsonCentre or Policy and Learning, ocusing on policy and research issues o particularinterest to schools.
is CEO o NoTosh. He is a teacher and investor, and is regardedas one o Europe’s leading voices in developing engaging experiences throughdigital media or public services. He is a ormer National Adviser on Learning andTechnology Futures or the Scottish Government, and blogs about learning and teaching at edu.blogs.com.
is Senior Consultant at NoTosh. He is one o the UK’s best knownclassroom teachers, working in the primary school sector. He curates and shares thousands o practical ideas rom teachers across the globe on his blog edte.ch, andputs into practice the very best thinking on educational technology to inspire andengage children in their learning.
Our thanks go to the ollowing people, all o whom helped greatly in bringing together the evidence, insights and case studies on which this report is based:Fraser Bedwell, Mark Berthelemy, Philippa Cordingley, Mike Coulter, Marc Faulder,David Gilmour, Neil Hopkin, Sharath Jeevan, Laura McInerney, Oliver Quinlan,David Rogers, Michael Shepherd and Craig Taylor.