This article showcases our top picks for the best Birmingham based Education companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Education solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
What is EdTech?
Educational technology is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning. When referred to with its abbreviation, EdTech, it is often referring to the industry of companies that create educational technology. (Source)
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Top Birmingham Education Companies
New Media Education
New Media Education (NME) is the creator of Meducation and of various medical tutorials for UK medical students. Founded in 2008 NME aims to improve the quality of medical education worldwide.
In 2009 the company launched Meducation, a social network initially aimed at UK medical students, which encourages interaction between geographically-diverse medical students. It also provides access to a large amount of free educational resources submitted by the community, as well as purchasable resources created by both NME and other small publishers.
As of July 2013, Meducation had 30,000 members including 33% of UK medical students. NME is currently raising a £350k funding round to expand their services both internationally and to doctors and nurses.
They expect to close the round during August 2013, hiring 6 new staff through September, and launching the first of their new products later in that year.. .
Enploy teaches entrepreneurial thinking to help young people and companies drive success through its online diagnostic, e-learning platform and face-to-face workshops., Enploy also helps companies foster innovation, and recruit, engage and retrain talent. Focusing on six crucial areas of a 21st century mindset, the programmes explore opportunity recognition, creative thinking, tolerance to risk, emotional intelligence, leadership and self-belief.
Jon Allen, Founder and Managing Director of Enploy. .
TeacherActive is recognised as a leading education recruitment specialist, with a culture of success and a commitment to delivering excellent recruitment services to schools and supply staff. Operating across a growing network of 18 branches throughout the UK, TeacherActive recruits Teachers, Educational Support Staff and Nursery Nurses into Primary, Secondary, SEND Schools and Colleges.
Our dedicated consultants have an ideal mix of skills and knowledge, coming from a background of both hands on classroom practice and extensive recruitment experience.. .
Since 1997, GovNet has consistently delivered innovative, thought-provoking and insightful events, ranging from conferences and exhibitions to training courses and forums, all of which are specifically for the public sector. For almost two decades we have provided unrivalled access to reliable and up-to-date information and created a platform where leading industry experts, high-profile speakers and public sector employees can network, form partnerships and work towards a common goal.
Now, well established as the UK’s leading public sector events supplier, GovNet incorporates multiple divisions which facilitate every aspect of the public sector, from local government and housing to the NHS and higher education sector.. .
Ian Smith Office Supplies
This company delivers stationery, educational and workplace supplies to the end user. They are not part of a dealer group and can offer the best prices on the market.
They have been trading for over 45 years and are now looking to expand in the Printing Solutions and Shredding sectors.. .
Learn10 is the work of a European team of four, split between Birmingham, UK and South Bohemia, CZ. It is inspired by the efforts of three of the founders to learn Czech, and informed by experience in advertising research analysis & English teaching.
With 27,000 members this self-funded project is one year old. After extensive testing based on the prototype – LearnItLists – they have re-branded to Learn10 and are ready to launch.
Learn10 is the result of the 12 month trial of a prototype: LearnItLists.com, combined with experience of teaching & learning languages, programming, training and conducting advertising research. Mike and Nic – (tech director & CEO), are a British couple living in South Bohemia, grappling with Czech, and running a UK based startup.
More information about Learn10 (screenshots, team photos etc) is available in the media pack: http://www.learn10.com/media More info about language startups here: http://uk.techcrunch.com/2008/08/25/learning-a-language-the-web-20-way A tour of current online language learning resources here: http://www.jogtheweb.com/jog/#/wdYxk8Nx4Jl4. .
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Young Rewired State
Young Rewired State is a worldwide community of digital makers aged 18 and under. Its primary focus is to find, foster, and mentor people who have driven themselves to code and program the world around them.
Young Rewired State’s aim is to create a worldwide, independent, mentored network of young programmers supported through peer-to-peer learning. Young Rewired State was founded on August 1, 2009 and is based in Birmingham, England..
The Innovators Crowd
We’re a team of two, we believe in a world were the process of transforming ideas into profitable businesses is simplified, we believe in bringing people together to connect, share and collaborate and in doing so to inspire one another to create awesome businesses. We provide a platform in the form of The Innovators Crowd to help people to share their business ideas and receive feedback from other members.
The platform allows members to search and connect with people to work and collaborate to develop and bring ideas to life, but that’s not all we also bring people together offline by hosting regular events like demo days we’re members are given the chance to showcase their start-ups, we also team up with companies to hold workshops to provide our members with the opportunity to learn new skills.. .
They work tirelessly to bring innovative communication services across the UK, offering so much more than just BSL/English interpreting. Sign Solutions is committed to delivering high-quality training and assessment in British Sign Language and Deaf Awareness.
Since 1998, they are committed to providing high-quality video and face-to-face interpreting services which are backed up by their ISO 9001/27001 accreditation. They boast an excellent reputation for meeting the needs of all of their clients..
This article was written by James Jackson from Boove. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].
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