Timeline

Phase 1 grantee selection

31 August 2020

End of R&D cycle 1

31 December 2020

Phase 2 grantee selection

29 January 2021

End of R&D cycle 2

30 April 2021

End of R&D cycle 3

30 July 2021

Findings shared

30 September 2021

COVID-19 has led to school closures around the world, making EdTech an essential part of every student’s education. Nesta is working in partnership with the Department for Education to understand how remote learning EdTech tools can better meet the needs of teachers and students.

Team

Elspeth Kirkman

Elspeth Kirkman

Elspeth Kirkman

Chief Programmes Officer

Elspeth is the Chief Programmes Officer at Nesta, where she oversees the work of its three Mission teams.

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Toby Baker

Toby Baker

Toby Baker

Programme Manager - Education, A Fairer Start mission

Toby works in Nesta’s education team to help our education system make better use of technology and data.

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Silvia Pau

Silvia Pau

Silvia Pau

Assistant Programme Manager, A Fairer Start mission

Silvia is an Assistant Programme Manager.

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Petra Perjesi

Petra Perjesi

Petra Perjesi

Discovery Manager

Petra is the Discovery Manager in the Discovery Hub, Nesta’s in-house strategic foresight function.

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