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3 July 2024

London Pupils Host Mock Election for Children’s News Programme

Espresso News Bites Election Special Will Be Streamed To UK Schools This Week   Pupils from a north London prep school have been gearing up for election day by hosting a mock general election which will feature in a special news programme available only through global edtech leader Discovery Education The General Election News Bites […]

1 July 2024

Newcastle Pupils Celebrate Success in Maths Learning Challenge

Pupils from a Newcastle school have been celebrating their success after taking part in a nationwide learning challenge. 64 children at Newcastle’s Royal Grammar School received awards following their participation in the DoodleLearning Spring Challenge – which helps to boost children’s skills in maths and English by encouraging them to practise for just a few […]

27 June 2024

Discovery Education To Integrate DfE-Validated Phonics Programme Into Espresso Learning Platform

Award-winning ‘Time for Phonics’ available to Espresso users from September   Global edtech leader Discovery Education today announced plans to integrate the Department for Education (DfE)-validated ‘Time for Phonics’ programme into Espresso, its daily learning platform for primary schools. These exciting new resources will empower teachers to deliver high-quality phonics lessons that meet National Curriculum […]

24 June 2024

Discovery Education Launches DoodleLearning Summer Challenge

Global edtech leader Discovery Education today launched a new digital learning challenge to motivate children during the school holidays and prevent summer learning loss. The DoodleLearning Summer Challenge encourages children to practise maths and English for just a few minutes each day during July and August, using the award-winning DoodleMaths and DoodleEnglish apps. Designed to […]

5 June 2024

Clearlake Capital-Backed Discovery Education Appoints Brian Shaw as Chief Executive Officer

Charlotte, NC and Santa Monica, CA – June 5, 2024 – Discovery Education (or the “Company”), a global education technology company backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”), today announced the appointment of Brian Shaw as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   Mr. Shaw most recently served as Discovery Education’s Chief Financial […]

22 May 2024

Discovery Education Launches ‘Summer Coder Challenge’ for UK Primary Schools

A new summer challenge to inspire the next generation of coders is being launched by global edtech leader Discovery Education. The Discovery Education Summer Coder Challenge invites tech-savvy primary school pupils to showcase their coding skills by creating a fun app or computer game. Using the award-winning Discovery Education Coding, children can design apps and […]

16 May 2024

New Teaching Resources for Mental Health Awareness Week from Discovery Education

Discovery Education is proud to support Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 by providing UK primary schools with new digital resources supporting pupils’ mental health and wellbeing. Available via Discovery Education’s award–winning digital learning services Espressoand Health and Relationships, the new content gives primary schools high–quality digital resources to engage young people during Mental Health Awareness Week […]

14 May 2024

National Numeracy Day: New Digital Resources From Discovery Education

In celebration of National Numeracy Day, global edtech leader Discovery Education is providing primary schools with an exciting array of digital resources that make Maths learning fun.   Taking place on 22nd May, National Numeracy Day is a UK-wide celebration of Maths. In support of this, Discovery Education has curated a collection of resources to […]

23 April 2024

Discovery Education Appoints Michael Savitz as General Manger of International Business Unit

Discovery Education – the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital resources nurture curiosity and drive deeper engagement – today announced the appointment of Michael Savitz as the new General Manager of its International business unit. Savitz was most recently Senior Vice President of Operations at Discovery Education, having joined the company from DreamBox Learning in […]

17 April 2024

Celebrate Earth Day with Discovery Education: New Digital & Immersive Learning Resources for Primary Schools

Primary schools across the UK are being invited to celebrate Earth Day with exciting new digital and immersive learning resources from Discovery Education.   Available via Discovery Education’s award-winning daily learning platform Espresso, the high-quality digital resources – which include a new Augmented Reality (AR) experience – will inspire pupils to explore our planet and […]

25 March 2024

Discovery Education Launches 2024 DoodleLearning Spring Challenge

Discovery Education, the worldwide edtech leader whose resources ignite student curiosityand drive engagement in learning today announced the launch of a new digital learning challenge which helps parents and teachers boost children’s skills in maths and English. The DoodleLearning Spring Challenge encourages children to practise maths and English for just a few minutes each day […]

13 March 2024

Global Recycling Day: Lessons & Resources from Discovery Education

In celebration of Global Recycling Day 2024, Discovery Education is providing primary schools with digital resources to help teachers highlight the important role recycling plays in protecting the environment. Available via Discovery Education’s award-winning Espresso learning platform, the high-quality digital content is closely mapped to the National Curriculum for Science in KS1 and KS2. Discovery […]

13 March 2024

Children’s Mental Health Week: Enfield Pupils Filmed for Children’s News Programme

Pupils at Lavender Primary School in Enfield have taken part in a short film for Children’s Mental Health Week, which is being broadcast to thousands of schools across the UK. The pupils were filmed for a special edition of Espresso News Bites – an award-winning news service for primary schools. Produced in partnership with ITN […]

7 March 2024

Immersive Learning Resource from Discovery Education Surpasses 1 Million Downloads

Discovery Education today announced that its no-cost, augmented-reality (AR) learning resource—Sandbox AR—has surpassed the 1 million download milestone in the Apple iTunes store. In 2023, Sandbox AR was named was named Best XR/VR/AI Product as part of the GESS Education Awards and was the winner of the first prize in the Hardware, AV, AR/AV, Robotics and Digital Device […]

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