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November 17, 2022

Education Alliance Finland (EAF) has joined forces with EdTech Impact, bringing together two of the leading operators in the EdTech evaluations space. This is a major step for EAF to ensure the value of the EAF certification continues to grow globally. 

Announcing the news, EdTech Impact’s CEO, Michael Forshaw, said the move followed a period of “rapid organic growth” for the business, and that EAF was an ideal partner that “shares EdTech Impact’s values and mission to build a more evidence-informed EdTech sector for all”.

Children and Social Media - Dealing with Harmful Content and Dangerous Challenges
March 3, 2022

Every morning on our way to kindergarten with my daughter, we see first graders walking to a nearby school. It's fun to observe them. I'm normally only half awake, it's pitch black and often freezing cold, but the students seem to be full of energy. Those who walk together with friends are laughing, talking loud, and surprisingly often mimicking shooting sounds.

 

Pretty sure that 30 years ago, me and my friends looked and sounded exactly the same.

 

Gamification and Game-Based Learning in EdTech: Tactics for Driving Retention
February 24, 2022

Adding game elements, like rankings, achievements and quests to digital learning products, has become a popular way for improving student engagement and learning outcomes. To learn more about how to begin designing a good gamified EdTech product, check out our article about Gamification and Game-Based Learning in EdTech.

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EAF Evaluation Certification Process
February 8, 2022

This is how you can get your EdTech product evaluated and certified by EAF.

 

The evaluation process is simple, and the following values guide us in certification work:

Be Agile

The client doesn't have to wait for the results for months. With our large pool of professionals we conduct evaluations quickly and on-demand. 

 

Make it Effortless 

Access to the product and being available for additional questions is all we need from the client. 

 

Gamification in EdTech Mechanics Dynamics
January 18, 2022

 

Number one reason for the huge popularity of educational games and gamifying educational solutions is likely to be the entertainment factor; well-designed game mechanics greatly increase student motivation and engagement.

EdTech Startups Startups List Resources
January 5, 2022

 

New year, new plan!

 

2022 is finally here and we have a feeling that it’s going to be another amazing year for EdTech and learning solutions in general. It’s time to get excited, try out new things, rethink the big strategy. No matter if you are a new follower of EAF, our partner or former client, we have fresh ideas and tips on-offer for EdTech marketing, product development and more!

 

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