Virti Selected For UCL Educate

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Virti Team
June 11, 2018

Virti are delighted to announce that we have been selected onto UCL's prestigious EDUCATE programme. EDUCATE is a unique programme bringing together entrepreneurs and innovators, with academics, researchers and educators, to deliver world-class EdTech products and services. Virti are looking to expand our existing research-base and validate further components of our award-winning immersive platform.

Based at the Knowledge Lab, at UCL’s Institute of Education, EDUCATE is match-funded by UCL’s partners: UCL Engineering, the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), Nesta and F6S. This collaboration brings together all the strands of knowledge, experience and expertise needed to produce world-class EdTech.

The rigorous and comprehensive training programme is designed to help start-ups, SMEs, entrepreneurs and educators to develop, evaluate and improve their products and services with the use of research evidence.
It is this focus on pedagogical research and ‘what works’ that makes the programme stand out. Entrepreneurs and innovators can be confident that access to reputable evidence will assist them in developing world-class products and services that are effective and marketable, and fit for purpose.

The ambition at EDUCATE is to be at the forefront of designing and developing pioneering EdTech, to revolutionise how teachers teach, and students learn – and to ensure that the UK continues to lead the way in EdTech globally.

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