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How to increase technology adoption at school?

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How to increase technology adoption at school?   You bought 20 new iPads for your teachers... You spent money which, most probably, wasn’t easy to find. Now, the teachers are finally able to bring the 21st-century EdTech into their classrooms.  However, two months in and the iPads are still locked away, waiting for the right time…  You are starting to doubt whether you did the right thing. Was investing a chunk of budget into something that’s never going to be used a good decision? Well, simply handing new tech to your teachers is not enough. So what is the solution?  [...]

Click into Your Creative Classroom

CPD Event with free beer, wine and pizza! Book your free ticket here. Having the opportunity to connect, learn and play with digital tools will enable your pupils to be well-prepared for a technologically rich future. That’s why we’ve created a FREE CPD event focused on boosting creativity & technology in your classroom. We’ve gathered a collection of cutting-edge education companies and guest speakers who will share their innovative tools and creative approaches that make learning so much fun, it simply feels like play. Hosted by Ty Goddard - co-founder of the Education Foundation and Chair of Edtech UK Guest [...]

Journal of Intellectual Disabilities assesses impact of Cosmo

How Cosmo can increase engagement and social communication in SEN school settings. We’re very happy to announce that a pioneering new research article published in the Journal of Intellectual Disabilities explores the impact of introducing Cosmo to the school lives of children with a diagnosis of autism, and it excitingly reports positive outcomes, especially regarding benefits to social communication (i.e. behaviour regulation and joint attention). Although there has been much academic research conducted on the benefits of music on children with autism, this is the first study to explore the impact of a technology-mediated music-making intervention (Cosmo) on the engagement [...]

Join us at Communication Works 2018 – Charlton Park Academy, London

Come and see the latest technology that assists and includes at Communication Works 2018, plus celebrate 50 years of CENMAC and Assistive Technology within education. Find out about Assistive Technology, Communication Tools, Digital Strategies, Person-Centred Planning and CENMAC’s assistive technology journey. Date and venue: 24 May 2018 | 10am - 4pm Charlton Park Academy, Charlton Park Road SE7 8HX Charlton Park Academy and CENMAC will be holding their annual Communication Works exhibition and seminar day. Register for your FREE Communications Works tickets at: http://bit.ly/CW_2018 Companies* attending are: Ability World, Assistive Solutions, CENMAC, Commtap, Filisia, Crick Software, Inclusive Technology, LGFL, London [...]

New Filisia branding. Thanks to dylsectic

A few days ago we released the latest update of our app. Amongst new activities and bug fixes, the app has an updated image, all thanks to the work of designer Miltos Bottis (dylsectic.com) We've been working with Miltos for months in order to produce the new filisia logo, the logo of our product Cosmo, our website, presentation decks, leaflets, videos and more. The new Filisia logos The concept and ideation   Graphic and photographic materials The badges One of the things we were most excited about is the work that Miltos did on our activity badges. Our [...]

Autism Ideation and Hackathon – London

We are excited to participate at the Autism Ideation and Hackathon. The event is organised by Tallstick and will take place on the weekend of 28/29 April   CALLING ALL CURIOUS MINDS Come and join us at Microsoft’s Reactor and spend the weekend finding amazing solutions to four core challenges. Never been to a hackathon? Not a developer? Don’t really know anything about autism? It really doesn’t matter! We believe that the best solutions come from bringing diverse groups of people together, so if you’re interested please come along and be part of exploring this exciting area. Find more and [...]

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