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A case study of edtech implementation and impact

Edtech is vital in schools, but evidence of impact can often be elusive – until now. Dr Fiona Aubrey-Smith reports on her research into the edtech strategy at LEO Academy Trust, the impact it has had and lessons learned:
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Any forward-thinking school keen to provide high-quality pedagogy and curriculum in the current landscape will be aware of the important contribution that digital technology can make.

Yet finding robust and insightful evidence has historically been a challenge, making it difficult to make evidence-based decisions.

It is little wonder that peers in the House of Lords debated this point last year – challenging the government to find evidence of the impact from the £900m a year spent on edtech (Tobin, 2023).


LEO Academy Trust

In 2019, LEO Academy Trust embarked upon a journey of digital transformation, investing significant time, money and human energy into an ambitious new future for their schools.

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