EdTech News – August

EdTech News Roundup

Welcome to the inaugural edition of my monthly EdTech News Roundup column here at the Makematic blog.

On joining the Makematic team about eight weeks ago, I re-submerged myself into the world of EdTech. In doing so, I’ve come across some interesting articles that I feel are worth sharing.

I personally love reading about how our sector is evolving. I’ll share some of what I read each month going forward.

Rethinking the teacher’s role

Ben Johnson for Edutopia discusses the need for teachers to be referred to as learning engineers as it better describes a modern teacher’s role.

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How women created some of the world’s biggest education tech companies

The ever knowledgeable Natalie Nezhati has written a great piece for The Guardian on how and why women are taking the lead in the EdTech sector.

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How technology can help break down barriers of accessibility in education

And finally a piece on why accessibility is about a lot more than affordability, and how EdTech can bridge the gap.

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Whoever said education and/or technology was dull? Don’t forget to check back next month for another edition of my EdTech News Roundup.

Beatrijs Lelyveld


Beatrijs is a multi-lingual content strategist and product development professional with extensive international experience that includes leading roles at Shutterstock, ITN Source, the AP and RealNetworks.

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Published on: August 19, 2019

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