It’s national bullying month. And the Earwig team feel as strongly about bullying as you do. Often the self-esteem of bullied children has been so eroded by the bullying that they don’t feel they should tell anyone. They think; “I won’t be believed”, “It’s all in my mind”, “I’ll be in even more danger if … More #Iwasbullied campaign begins
A good assessment system really impresses the power ladder above you, from the head of department all the way up to the Ofsted inspector, as they can clearly see the progress of your pupils. But did you know that incorporating Assessment for Learning can also make you a better teacher too? Assessment for Learning … More Earwig and AfL
In March The Guardian published new statistics about the working lives of our teachers. Notably; 2 in 5 teachers are considering leaving the profession within five years Over 80% of schools have struggled to recruit new teachers More than 70% of teachers felt that the teacher shortage was already affecting children. Headteachers are equally vulnerable to … More Reducing paperwork could save our teachers
Earwig are delighted to have won Best Resource in the 2015 Teach Secondary Awards.
Earwig is a finalist for yet another award! Emilie-Kate Kidd, one of our co-founders has been shortlisted for the Editor’s Choice Award at the 2016 Women in IT Awards. Technology is a very male-dominated industry, just 16%, in fact, are women. The Women in IT Awards is the largest and most prominent women-in-technology event in … More Earwig shortlisted for Women in IT award
Earwig has now raised £170k with 75 investors, well over its target of £152k and the crowdfunding continues to pour in. Here are a few reasons why the raise has been so successful … HIGH GROWTH? The founder, Emilie-Kate has put together a short clip on Earwig’s income model, which shows a combination of high … More Earwig raises over £170k and is still going!
Earwig has landed in the Business Section of today’s Sunday Times. In a large article on page 8, we are featured as a ‘disruptive’ influence in the market for school photos. They suggest that, by making the candid photos taken every day in school available to parents, the company is creating a whole new market, … More The Sunday Times finds Earwig disrupting classrooms
The prestigious Educational App Store has made an independent review of the latest version of the Earwig Academic app and has awarded it its highest rating of 5 stars, calling Earwig … “An incredible system for schools to streamline and revolutionise reporting and parental engagement”. The comprehensive review praises the ease of use of the … More Earwig’s new app receives 5 star review
Are you a dragon? Perhaps don’t ask your pupils that question. But if you’ve always fancied sitting behind the desk in dragon’s den, this might be the perfect time. Earwig, the award-winning and unique school system is giving away 8% of the company to investors. And who better to invest in the future of education, than educators themselves? For as … More Are you a dragon? #raisethestandard
Earwig is delighted to have the eminent Dr Matthew Pearson as our latest guest blogger, writing about life as a school governor and the responsibilities that come with the position … “The governing body of a school has always been a crucial part of how a school operates. The governors set the strategic direction of the school, they … More School for Governors