Saturday, 9 September 2017

LiketoBe involved?

Want your school to be involved in some leading edge research? Read on!

I've just been appointed Head of Research and Innovation at one of the UK's brightest new edtech startups and I'm excited. My challenge now is to find out what teachers and schools would like the platform to do for them. I'm looking for primary and secondary schools who would be willing to try out the service for free and tell me what they think.

LiketoBe has been designed to disrupt the analogue world of Careers Advice. We're developing a unique platform and content to connect teachers and students with professionals to provide impartial, authentic careers advice.

Much as British Astronaut Tim Peake did using technology, the founder of LiketoBe, polar explorer Antony Jinman has engaged live and direct with classrooms while on various expeditions. He found that instant reaction and subsequent feedback from teachers and pupils alike, demonstrated that technology represents a wide reaching, penetrative gateway to informing and inspiring young minds. The next step is to help businesses and schools to connect together in ways that will streamline career pathways, advice and enable better exchange of

We realised that enabling this will be relevant to any career aspirations and throughout a child’s education, starting with primary schoolchildren, we will be asking “what would you ‘like to be?”

If you think your school would be a good test bed for LiketoBe and help us with our research and development, please email me at: steve@steve-wheeler.net to register your interest. Schools who help us with our research will be offered a free one year trial of the full service with full support.

NB: This post is mirrored from the blog Learning with 'e's

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