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Who we are

Discovery Education empowers teachers and captivates pupils by providing high-quality, dynamic, digital content to primary and secondary schools across the United Kingdom.

We are passionate about and committed to enhancing the way teachers teach and students learn; adding meaning and relevance to the school curriculum, and helping teachers and students to reach their potential.

Discovery Education offers a range of services and opportunities for schools to meet the needs of students in the digital age. With award-winning digital content, interactive lessons, virtual experiences with some of Discovery's most talented presenters and contributors, classroom contests and challenges, professional development and more — Discovery Education is leading the way in bringing learning to life.

Discovery Education services are also available to support the Canadian and US curriculums and the Common Core State Standards. Please visit DiscoveryEducation.com for further information.

Discovery Education is a division of Discovery Communications, the world's number one pay-TV programmer, which includes the popular global television networks Discovery Channel, Science Channel and Animal Planet.

What we offer - our services

Discovery Education offers a breadth and depth of digital media content that is immersive, engaging and brings the world into the classroom to give every student a chance to experience fascinating people, places and events. Our content is aligned to current curriculum requirements and is created and curated by experienced educational professionals.

We also offer a wide variety of professional development opportunities to ensure effective implementation in the classroom. Our range of programmes is designed for a variety of professional development needs – from strategic leadership development through to everyday classroom teaching support.

Our Discovery Education Community is a global network of teachers and education professionals who are passionate about enhancing the learning experience of their students through the use of digital media. The Discovery Education Community connects members across the UK and around the world through social media, virtual conferences and face-to-face events.

 

What we achieve - results

Partnering with Discovery Education will impact on the the way an educator teaches, providing them with the digital content and the professional development to transform classroom instruction into an immersive experience that inspires a student's natural curiosity. Discovery Education impacts the way students learn, breaking down barriers and moving beyond static textbooks to a digital delivery they already embrace.

However, accelerating student achievement is the ultimate result we all want to reach. Discovery Education has worked with schools and Local Authorities across all sizes and demographics and consistently delivers results.

  • 98.5% of teachers would recommend Discovery Education professional development in a survey of over 10,000 participant teachers (2013/14).
  • 500+ teachers took part in Coding professional development in 2013/14.
    • 98% of participants said their confidence in teaching coding had increased as a direct result of Discovery Education's professional development.
    • 98% said they would recommend Discovery Education professional development to other schools.