Category Archives: EDBRIEF

Short updates on the latest happenings in European edtech.

EDBRIEF: Pearson partners with Photo Community Scoopshot

Photo and video crowdsourcing app Scoopshot announced a partnership with education publisher Pearson.

Pearson aims to crowdsource visual content for its different publications that is produced by millenials for millenials. Scoopshot has over 600,000 users across the world who can work on tasks using the mobile app on iOS or Android.

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EDBRIEF: Google Play for Education launches in the UK

The wait is over. Google has officially launched its Google Play for Education platform in the UK along with specially equipped Android tablets from Google and Samsung starting at £185.

Like in the US, schools in the UK now have access to setup and management tools for the devices, easy access to Google Apps and Google Classroom as well as a wide choice of educational apps specifically designed for the UK curriculum.

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google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/edu

EDBRIEF: Pope Francis launches Scholas Labs EdTech Accelerator

Cross-published on EDUKWEST


As part of his project Scholas Occurentes Pope Francis announced the launch of Scholas Labs last week.

Scholas Labs is a four-month edtech accelerator program which offers support with fundraising, mentorship and product tests in the Scholas network. The accelerator is supported by several tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Grupo Telecom.

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