After a six-year silence on 'edtech', civil servants are working on a strategy, writes Kriss Baird
The health of the UK’s edtech community was celebrated at the Edtech UK Global Summit at London's City Hall last week. But it was more than just a cheerleading event from Ty Goddard and Ian Fordham who run the learning technologies and ICT pressure group Edtech UK and the think tank Education Foundation.
It included an appearance by Bridie Tooher, the former PWC consultant who was appointed head of edtech policy and data strategy at the Department for Education (DfE) in August. So does the DfE have an edtech strategy yet?