Digital education company TES Global presented the results of its first international teacher survey at SXSWedu this week.
Key findings include that 96% of teachers in the U.S and 94% of teachers worldwide who responded to the survey state that technology plays an important role in their classrooms, and 69% now use open resources more often than textbooks.
TES Global (formerly TSL Education) announced that current COO Rob Grimshaw will become the company’s CEO on March 31st 2015. Current CEO Louise Rogers will take the role of Chair.
TES Global announced the launch of TES Labs, a new online community that aims to connect its over six million registered teachers with edtech startups to work on new products together.
Through TES Labs teachers will be able to share their ideas and experience with education technology entrepreneurs with the goal to create better products and services for the classroom.