Sunrise launches children-safe smartphone

We are pleased to announce that our go-to-market partner, Blabloo, has just signed an agreement with Swiss mobile operator Sunrise to sell the Blabloo Wave 1 smartphone. Tailored for children and young teenagers, the smartphone is designed to enable younger generations to safely access digital services. The Blabloo smartphone allows parents to manage all features…

Shutting schools increases Covid-19 deaths, study finds

Despite mounting evidence supporting the case, there are still many countries and governments that believe that with increasing Covid infections schools should not remain open. However, there are now multiple studies that show that keeping schools open – and continuing to allow children to learn effectively – does in fact reduce deaths. In any scenario…

Tech me as I am

It is fair to conclude that without technology the last six months´ worth of school would have been very difficult, if not impossible. Some schools that had already started to use online tools, like Microsoft Teams and Google Classroom, were ready for the moment which for others with no experience, started as a major panic.…

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Education

While Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been gaining ground in our vocabulary and understanding – it is in everything from our recommendations on Amazon, to what is best viewing on Netflix, as yet it is at the doors of education. An article in Forbes magazine claims that “A few decades from now we may look back…

How teachers can harness the power of positivity

There is a very interesting ongoing debate (propounded by @Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic in his book) about competence vs confidence. In a business context competence is clearly the most valued attribute, though users who do not have this frequently mask it with confidence. But in school, and dealing with sometimes fragile egos, confidence can make a…