Promethean: Blackburn firm awarding up to £ 60,000 in prizes

A Blackburn-based global education company is giving schools the chance to win up to £ 60,000 in prizes.

Promethean, based on Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Lower Philips Road, produces educational software and competes to give schools the chance to share their most innovative and imaginative educational stories.

To enter the competition, known as Promethean Classroom Stories, schools will be required to submit videos showing what is unique about their classroom and why it makes them proud, with a prize from one of 20 tech packages from a worth £ 3000 each.

UKI Promethean Director Jim Wallis said: “If the last 12 months have shown us anything, it is that teachers and students have incredible resistance.

“Working with our clients we have seen incredible resolve and unwavering positivity, which is exactly what we want to celebrate with the Promethean Classroom Stories competition.

“We aim to give schools the chance to share their experiences and everything that made them proud, with the 20 most passionate, innovative and imaginative ones ready to win.

Over the past four years, Promethean has claimed to have awarded a total of over £ 100,000 in prizes, with previous winners including Tottington Primary School, All Saints Hesketh with Becconsall CE Primary, Cup Green Primary and Oak House Nursery , all in the Northwest.

They have all already won Promethean ActivPanel packages, which are interactive flat screens with software and tools to help teachers engage students in the classroom and support those learning from home in teaching scenarios. hybrids.

To enter the competition, schools must upload their videos to the Promethean website by June 25.

Alongside Mr Wallis, the jury will include Alex Bramley, grade 6 teacher and former Promethean competition winner, and Andrew Murden, board member of the educational technology association, Naace.

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