Switched on Computing wins a BETT award for Primary Digital Content!

 We are delighted to announce that Switched on Computing has won a BETT award for Primary Digital Content!

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Switched on Computing is designed to help teachers deliver the new programme of study for computing.

It was thrilling to hear that the judges were particularly impressed with Switched on Computing’s full inclusivity and accessibility. The judges of the awards commented, “Switched on Computing provides teachers with the step by step, unit by unit support that they need. It engages learners, reminds them of e-safety and is excellent value for money.”

The award was presented at Wednesday’s ceremony at the Brewery in Barbican, where hundreds of guests gathered to recognise the most innovative ICT products and companies in the education sector. Read the Rising Stars blog to hear more about the night at the awards ceremony.

Andrea Carr, Managing Director of Rising Stars explains:

“We are thrilled to have won this award. The Bett awards are judged by teachers who understand the importance of quality teaching and learning resources. Switched on Computing is designed to support teachers in getting started with computer science and 5,000 schools are already using it in classrooms around the country.”

Amanda Jackson, Penny Patterson and Dave Smith of Havering Education Services explain:

“We are delighted to have been part of the team involved in the development of Switched on Computing.  Our partnership with Rising Stars has benefited schools in Havering and beyond, assisting them to support effective teaching and learning in Computing.”

To find out more about Switched on Computing and hear why teachers and students love it, click here.