About Us

Edtech UK is a strategic body set up to accelerate growth of the UK’s education technology sector. It provides the UK with an international perspective and brings the world's edtech companies and innovations to Britain. As a convening voice for the education technology sector in Britain, we are the front door for industry, investors, and government, who support us in accelerating the explosive development in this arena. With supportive members including startups, high growth companies, large corporations and investors, we are accelerating education and learning technology in Britain and on a global scale.

Edtech UK builds on a range of successful digital programmes, led by The Education Foundation. We are very proud to have set up and run the UK and Europe’s first Edtech Accelerator programme, and our projects include the Digital Colleges, Facebook for Educators programme and Edtech missions for high growth companies. Join us and become part of a movement to accelerate the UK's education technology ecosystem.

Our Team

edtech ecosystem-building events and meetups held around the UK and globally
edtech trade missions run to Boston and Chicago; Tel Aviv; New York and DC; San Diego & San Francisco with high growth British edtech companies
thought leadership reports published on the future of tech in schools, digital colleges, using social media for learning, the computing curriculum and the edtech uk startup ecosystem
edtech startups and scale up businesses in our network in Britain and globally

Our Work

Our launch year focuses on building a stronger and more developed UK Edtech ecosystem. By establishing major partnerships and attracting Edtech companies to the UK, in conjunction with supporting high growth start-ups, it is our mission to drive forward expansion of the sector. Drawing together some exciting partnerships in conjunction with UK wide and global events to support our mission, we can guarantee a dynamic year and putting British Edtech firmly on the global map.


We have 25 leading startups, scale ups and larger enterprises as our founding members (see gallery above) who are leading developments across the education and learning technology landscape in Britain and globally.

Membership is available to organisations in the UK and globally who are pushing the boundaries in innovation, growth and impact.


Our partners include leading national organisations, global companies and strategic bodies who share our ambition to rapidly accelerate the education and learning technology ecosystem in Britain and Globally. We are delighted to have the endorsement of key government and technology leaders from the field.

Latest News

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First UK Israel Edtech Summit kicks off

The first UK Israel Edtech taskforce summit runs on the 15th June with partners UK Israel Hub and Mindcet in Israel. The gathering of top education and tech leaders took place at the Barclays Rise accelerator space in Whitechapel in London and featured speakers including Lord Putnam and Yonatan Raz Friedman from Kano.  

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Edtech in the Northern Powerhouse

On 9th June 2016 we ran a successful Edtech North event – the first major networking event to connect startups, scale ups, educators and business leaders from across the North of England. Co-hosted with our partners Sunderland Software City and Tech North we had 80 participants at the first event and showcased 10 of the […]

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