How to reach scale with
your edtech solution?
The challenge of scaling
No other industry is facing such surge in demand like the edtech space. With billions of students out of the classroom, the need for distance learning applications and useful learning management systems is astonishing. And not just for now. The future holds many opportunities for e-learning platforms.
Many edtech companies face increasing traffic and the time to scale starts now. But with this, new challenges arise. This is why we’re bringing experts from the industries to one table to share their insights on how they are expanding into new markets.
6 pm -7:30 pm CEST
Saila Juuti, Education Alliance Finland co-founder
Saila Juuti is a co-founder of Education Alliance Finland. She is a digital design expert with experience in digital education and game development. She is the developer of the Learning Engagement method in the EAF evaluations.
Saila leads the pedagogical evaluation work in EAF and supports the teachers conducting the evaluations.
Education Alliance Finland is an organization conducting pedagogical quality evaluations for educational solutions.
All evaluations are done by professional teachers using EAF’s science-based method. EAF grants certificates of high pedagogical quality for the solutions meeting the criteria.
Michael Forshaw, EdTech Impact founder and CEO
Michael has been working in education for the last 14 years - initially as IT manager within a large UK secondary school, and then building Innovate My School and EdTech Impact from the ground up.
Innovate My School has delivered over 250 regional events for school leaders across the UK, and has facilitated over 6,000 introductions between headteachers and education suppliers. It entertains an online audience of 50,000 educators through its weekly content, with 1,300 guest bloggers and over 2,500 articles published to date.
EdTech Impact lifts the lid on the education technology marketplace, helping schools to identify best-fit solutions based on what works in schools like theirs. Over 1,000 products use EdTech Impact to prove their quality and accelerate sales.
Bartosz Kuczyński, Espeo tester and QA
Bartosz is a Quality Assurance specialist working with Espeo, focusing mainly on functional and e2e testing of mobile applications. Good at team organisation, SCRUM-savvy and client-contact-oriented.
Has a strong experience in visual and text QA outside of the software development industry and boasts an extensive expertise in pedagogy and language, with over a dozen years of experience as a translator, lecturer, trainer, designer and teacher.
He created his first Moodle courses for his students back in the previous century and has not lost interest in remote education topics but only boosted it with commercial technical expertise.
Taina Mikkola, TinyApp founder and CEO.
Taina Mikkola has spent 10 years developing workforce cooperation practices in different kinds of organizations.
The last three years she dedicated to creating technology solution to support early childhood educators in their important work. The result of her and her team’s efforts is what now makes TinyApp the world’s smartest pedagogical assistant for early education teachers.
Atif Mahmood, Teacherly founder & CEO
Atif Mahmood is a former teacher and director of technology in the UK and Asia.
After working for Cambridge Assessment as Project Manager within Educational Technology, founded Teacherly.
Teacherly is focused on the teaching workforce, building the future of work for a workforce that is pivotal to the 4th education revolution. Turning teachers into teams.