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Pearson partners with Makerversity to unveil a classroom of the future at London’s iconic Somerset House

“Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is announcing a partnership with Makerversity, a making and learning start-up in London, to introduce “The Pearson Lab” – a classroom of the future. To kick off the partnership, this week, Makerversity and Pearson have begun development of the lab which will be a place to test and develop what a classroom of the future might be. The aim of the partnership is to work with young people, as well as education innovators and enthusiasts to experiment with ideas around future learning spaces – iterating and developing the space based on feedback. Through events, workshops and drop-in sessions, visitors will be able to explore emerging technologies, such as 3D printers and a range of other digital manufacturing hardware – as well as new web, tablet and smartphone applications for education.” (via Pearson)

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Introducing Pearson Catalyst, the edtech incubator programme for startups

“Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced the launch of Pearson Catalyst, a new startup incubator programme to identify the most promising education startup companies that share Pearson’s commitment to improving people’s lives through learning, and help enable them to break through on a global scale. The Pearson Catalyst incubator program will match startups with Pearson brands to deliver pilot programmes and offer access to Pearson resources and product experts, including the opportunity to work closely with a Pearson brand over the course of the program. “Pearson Catalyst reflects our desire to be more open and work with forward thinking companies to solve the biggest challenges in global education,” said Diana Stepner, Head of Future Technologies at Pearson. “We believe the future of learning is digital, personal and driven by data – and bringing together Pearson and startups is the perfect combination to build the best future of education today.”

via Press Release

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