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How speech recognition is unlocking new opportunities for students with dyslexia

Dyslexia aids: Mark Geremia is the VP and GM for Dragon Professional and Consumer at Nuance – the software giant that's at the forefront of accessible technology.

Mark Geremia is the VP and GM for Dragon Professional and Consumer at Nuance – the software giant that's at the forefront of accessible technology. Here, he discusses the latest advances in speech recognition technology…

Writing and reading are two activities that many of us take for granted. They are among the first things we learn in the classroom and, as such, they play a large part of the subject matter taught throughout our entire schooling. 

Imagine a time when EdTech can deliver better outcomes, free up time for teachers to teach and more intuitively protect pupils. It is not so far away

Imagine a time when EdTech can deliver better outcomes, free up time for teachers to teach and more intuitively protect pupils. It is not so far away
by Jeremy Cooper, Managing Director, RM Education

In August 2018, Damian Hinds challenged the tech industry to “launch an education revolution for schools, colleges and universities”[1]. I was delighted to join one of the leading EdTech businesses in this country – RM Education – earlier this month, and it is my goal to do just that – or at least to align the revolution that has already started with the challenges that educational leaders are facing today.

EdTech is evolving fast for good reasons – that technology really can make teachers’ lives easier, it can help schools operate more efficiently, and above all, it can enable better and safer educational experiences and outcomes for pupils.  

Edtech opens up the possibility of an Eton education for all

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Alongside print management software providers United Carlton, Education for Everybody explores how technology is improving education and where edtech is heading in the future…

Technology has had its fair share of nay-sayers, with worries that the new digital age would cause robots to take over the world. But what about all the positives of technology? 

Nearly every sector has seen a boost thanks to new technological advances, and that includes education. From ditching chalk for whiteboard pens, then from that to digital boards to bring all manner of visuals and interactives to presentations and lessons, the classroom has definitely had a technological makeover! 

Technology’s place in the classroom