Hampshire Collegiate School’s Deputy Head celebrated in the UK’s Edtech50
Hampshire Collegiate School’s
Deputy Head, José Picardo, has been named in the
UK Edtech 50 which celebrates the people, products and projects shaping
the UK’s education and technology sector.
list was launched at a House of Lords reception.
José Picardo is featured
in the key Educators section of the list which recognises the work of
individuals working in and with schools to promote the effective use of technology
in classroom-based learning.
“It is very encouraging to see bodies representing the UK education and
technology sector recognising companies and educators who work hard to
understand the role of technology in supporting teaching and learning,” said José
“One of the greatest advantages of technology is as true in the
classroom as it is in our daily lives: technology can help us do things that
would otherwise be impossible without it. Technology complements our
multi-faceted approach to teaching and learning at Hampshire Collegiate School
and contributes to developing pupils with character; pupils who are competent,
confident and capable of taking their place in the world and effecting
meaningful change to make the world a better place,” he added.
Director of Edtech UK, said: “The Edtech50 has been chosen from a mixture of
public nominations and the insight of our judging
panel. It has been a challenging and exciting process. The Edtech50 helps us all celebrate a
wonderful sector, whilst recognising the benefits of education technology, and acknowledging the
economic advantages of the growing education and technology sector to the whole UK economy.”
include combining pedagogy, curriculum and technology to produce great teaching
and learning. His new book, Using Technology in the Classroom, has just been
published by Bloomsbury.
A full list of the award winners
is available here.