Maths

Whizz Education’s competitive insight to help schools excel at maths

Whizz Education, the leader in adaptive learning technology and maths educational programs, has strengthened its senior team. Drawing on their competitive sporting backgrounds and educational expertise, the new appointments will now help schools in the UK and around the world improve provision and deliver learning experiences that cater for individual …

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Whizz Education nominated for two Bett Awards

Whizz Education has been nominated for two Bett Awards:  for Class Aid or Education Support, and Primary Digital Learning Product – Numeracy & Maths. Emma Ringe, Schools Director, Whizz Education explains:  “Whizz Education has more than 15 years’ experience partnering with schools to improve learning outcomes in maths.  We adapt …

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Game Embedded Teaching maths app is proving that short bursts of learning is optimal for academic progress in maths

Akribian, a Swedish education technology start-up, is spearheading the way in which children learn maths through short adventure game-based learning which helps children retain information and encourages long term academic success. Its first product Count on me! is a maths app for children aged 6-9 years based on a new …

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Whizz Education invites applications for free Maths-Whizz pilot to identify knowledge gaps and develop maths fluency

Whizz Education is inviting applications from primary schools to participate in a free whole-school implementation of its award-winning virtual tutor Maths-Whizz plus supporting teacher training and resources for eight weeks, to help schools identify knowledge gaps and support children to catch up on lost learning. Emma Ringe, schools director, Whizz …

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Distinguished schools recognised for maths attainment

Fourteen UK schools and almost forty in countries from Mexico to New Zealand have been recognised for their students’ attainment in maths by Whizz Education, provider of the award-winning virtual tutor Maths-Whizz. Richard Marett, CEO, Whizz Education, confirms. “We have launched our distinguished school programme to highlight and reward the …

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Whizz Education launches maths Summer Learning Challenge!

Whizz Education, provider of the award-winning virtual tutor Maths-Whizz, has launched an exciting summer learning challenge for all 5–13-year-olds.  This new initiative is open to all schools and parents, designed to encourage students to continue ‘doing’ maths whilst having fun over the six-week summer holiday period (mid-July to the end …

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NFER and EEF publish interim findings on impact of Covid-19 on school closures

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published the interim findings from a study assessing the extent to which Key Stage 1 pupils’ attainment in reading and maths were impacted by partial school closures during the first national Covid-19 lockdown, and particularly the effect on disadvantaged pupils. This paper focuses on …

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