Benefits of using technology in the classroom

For the last nine months teachers have been forced to use technology in order to continue some semblance of delivering an education. At this stage, having got used to using available tools it is worth reviewing exactly what benefits technology brings to education. This article sums it up very well. Firstly, it improves engagement (making…

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.…