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Bronze for ESTnet Member at International Awards

South Wales based Educational Technology specialists Aspire2Be won the Bronze Medal at the prestigious 2016 Learning Technologies Awards.

The ESTnet members earned their in the ‘Best Learning Technologies Project - Public and Non-Profit Sector’ for Aspire2Be’s work with Neath Port Talbot Council’s primary and secondary feeder schools. The company crafted a bespoke 21st century programme involving local NPT schools and the wider community, which the judges acknowledged as outstanding in its class, demonstrating positive impact and recognisable outcomes.

Around 800 people gathered at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, London, UK to celebrate the best in learning technologies across the world. The biggest gala evening to date saw guests fly in from around the globe to participate in the event which included representatives from Canada; Australia, New Zealand, India, USA, Turkey, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, Spain & Italy.

Aspire2Be, one of the fastest growing Ed Tech companies in the country, were established in 2013 but have quickly grown to become digital technology advisers to governments; local authorities, universities, schools, colleges and professional sport throughout the UK.

The company is currently undergoing rapid but sustained expansion. With a reach that now extends into 7 separate countries, it’s brand has received international recognition by both Apple and Google.

The evening was co-hosted by comedians Deborah Frances-White and Katherine Ryan.  Headline sponsors were Brightwave Group, Cornerstone OnDemand, Growth Engineering, Immerse Learning, Kallidus, Lumesse Learning, Olive Learning, SiyonaTech, Sponge UK and Unicorn Training Group.  Judging partner was the eLearning Network and Good Practice partner was Towards Maturity.