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April 16, 2021

 

Perhaps at a quick glance educational technologies and SEL, short for Social and Emotional Learning, don’t mesh together. EdTech solutions are often associated with teaching students hard skills for the future, such as programming; or giving traditional subjects like math, new digital forms.

EdTech Acceleration Programs
April 7, 2021

Over the years EAF has been working closely with several EdTech accelerators, including xEdu (Helsinki), EduSpaze (Singapore), WISE (Qatar), StartED (New York), and Kick Start (Zurich). Along the way we’ve gathered a bunch of insights on what are the potential benefits that EdTech companies can gain through participation in an acceleration program.
 

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Finnish education market key facts
March 31, 2021

Over the years we've been frequently asked questions related to key aspects of Finnish education market: how many schools are in Finland, how do schools buy Edtech products, who are the best resellers, what are the main Edtech events, etc.

Though the Finnish market is small, it seems many international education companies have an interest in expanding into Finland. And our intention is to help great educational solutions to spread here and help our students to learn better.

Global EdTech Media
March 24, 2021

For the fresh out-of-the-oven EdTech startups, effective inbound marketing strategies and building a professional brand online, should be a priority. And being featured in various, international EdTech news websites, social media and other channels, is a good way to get noticed by potential clients, attract traffic to your doorstep and form new partnerships.

We compiled a list of useful sites, where EdTech professionals and organizations can network, get featured and stay informed on the latest industry news.

Teacher well-being Education Alliance Finland
March 9, 2021

Global trends indicate that teacher motivation has been falling in recent years, leading to teacher shortages (Unesco).

For example in Finland and the UK the teachers are reporting issues with wellbeing, high stress levels and not being able to handle the workload they’re expected to carry.

The negative trend has started long before the global pandemic and many indicators tell that the situation is worsening due to distance learning (TTL, Education Support UK).