ERA Awards Finalists 2018

2018 Education Resource Award Finalists Announced

Handheld scanner solution provider, Scanning Pens has been announced as a finalist in three categories of the 2018 Education Resource Awards (ERA’s).

The awards are independently judged by a panel of expert judges, most of which are teaching professionals, have shortlisted Scanning Pens in the following categories:

·      General Classroom Resource

·      Education Exporter of the Year

·      Supplier of the Year

 

The shortlisting comes as Scanning Pens continues to develop its comprehensive portfolio of assistive products to support schools, academies and multi-academy trusts.

Today’s announcement is a testament to Scanning Pens achievements in the industry and its continued commitment to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) products that aim to help everyone achieve.

Scanning Pens CEO, Jack Churchill said “ We are thrilled to be announced as finalists in three categories. It is a tremendous achievement for the Scanning Pens team. These awards are an important reminder and help shine a light and recognise what’s needed to shape young lives - giving them the best possible opportunity to fulfil their potential. The Reader Pen is a great tool for people with learning difficulties, it allows all students to feel independent and inclusive.”

The Education Resources Awards (ERA) are now in their 19th successful year, the awards highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and people as well as the best educational establishments and the most dedicated members of the teaching profession. The ERA's aims to encourage the raising of educational services & product standards throughout the industry and is recognised throughout the sector as the Accolade of excellence.

Winners will be announced at a gala event to be held at The National Conference Centre, Birmingham on Friday 16th March 2018.

About Scanning Pens

This marks a number of prestigious awards gained by Scanning Pens Ltd including being shortlisted for three Bett Awards earlier this year. Founded in 2003 Scanning Pens is a dedicated supplier of assistive technologies including mobile scanners and reading aids to support people with a diverse range of disabilities. Scanning Pens have recently launched their Succeed with Dyslexia campaign which aims to re-establish self-confidence and provide the opportunity to succeed and champion that anything is possible with dyslexia.

For further information please visit www.scanningpens.com #succeedwithdsylexia

 

 

BETT Awards 2018 finalists announced

The finalists for the annual Bett Awards have been announced today and Scanning Pens are delighted to announce they have been named as finalists across three categories.

The Bett Awards are an annual celebration for the highest levels of achievement by companies that supply Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for education. In association with BESA (British Educational Suppliers Association) these prestigious awards form an integral part of inspiring creativity and innovation for nurseries, schools, colleges and special schools with a clear focus of enriching a child’s learning journey.

The three shortlisted categories include:

·       Digital Devices

·       Special Educational Needs Solutions

·       Exporter of the Year

Co‑Founder & Chief Executive Officer Jack Churchill was thrilled by the recognition “Being shortlisted for these awards is a testament to the positive contribution we want to make in the education sector. Our assistive technology helps dyslexic children and young adults overcome challenges and allows them to demonstrate their abilities in ways that were once unimaginable.”

The Bett Awards Judges are renowned for their experience and knowledge of ICT educational resources. They are drawn from a bank of experienced teachers with outstanding ICT knowledge and understanding, education consultants and advisers, and high-profile ICT journalists.

All winners will be announced at the 20th annual Bett Awards on Thursday 24th January at a ceremony hosted at Tobacco Dock.

About Scanning Pens

This marks a number of prestigious awards gained by Scanning Pens Ltd.  Founded in 2003 Scanning Pens is a dedicated supplier of assistive technologies including mobile scanners and reading aids to support people with a diverse range of disabilities. Scanning Pens have recently launched their Succeed with Dyslexia campaign which aims to re-establish self-confidence and provide the opportunity to succeed and champion that anything is possible with dyslexia.

For further information please visit www.scanningpens.com #succeedwithdsylexia