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Cool Initiatives is holding a competition to find innovative and creative education technology ideas that are still in the early stages of development. There's a £10,000 cash prize for the best idea and £5,000 for the runner-up, plus £500 for the other finalists. We're excited by projects that help our school administration systems function better, or that drive new ways of teaching and learning. In our ever-changing world, education matters more than it ever has; we want to unearth new tools and platforms that make the education process slicker and more engaging, allowing teachers to do what they do best - teach!

The deadline for entries is 03/03/2019 and note that entrants must
- Have an idea or service aimed at servicing early years to secondary education.
- Aim to solve one or more of the following three challenges for technology identified by Damien Hinds (Secretary of State Education) Aug 2018
i.e. to develop innovative:
o Teaching practices to support access, i...
Cool Initiatives is holding a competition to find innovative and creative education technology ideas that are still in the early stages of development. There's a £10,000 cash prize for the best idea and £5,000 for the runner-up, plus £500 for the other finalists. We're excited by projects that help our school administration systems function better, or that drive new ways of teaching and learning. In our ever-changing world, education matters more than it ever has; we want to unearth new tools and platforms that make the education process slicker and more engaging, allowing teachers to do what they do best - teach!

The deadline for entries is 03/03/2019 and note that entrants must
- Have an idea or service aimed at servicing early years to secondary education.
- Aim to solve one or more of the following three challenges for technology identified by Damien Hinds (Secretary of State Education) Aug 2018
i.e. to develop innovative:
o Teaching practices to support access, inclusion, and improved learning outcomes
for all;
o Assessment processes, making assessment more effective and efficient;
o Administration processes to reduce the burden of ‘non-teaching’ tasks.
- Can exist as a sole trader, Ltd company or partnership. The competition is open to those who have just an idea and are maybe in full/part time work elsewhere, as well as those who have already started their business.
- Should not have raised any external equity-based finance.

For more information about the competition, or if you want to talk to us about your business idea, you can get in touch on the website at: www.coolinitiatives.com/contact-us
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