Winning BETT

The winners of the BETT Awards 2010 were announced last week at a ceremony on the opening day of BETT. 
Organised by Emap, Becta and BESA (the British Educational Suppliers Association), the BETT Awards recognise and celebrate the best and most innovative technology solutions available for UK classrooms. 
Ray Barker, director at BESA said: “The BETT Awards showcase the most innovative and engaging resources which have been judged by a panel of independent ICT expert practitioners and consultants.  Winners of the highly esteemed BETT Awards enjoy recognition within the sector, both in the UK and internationally, as innovative, quality suppliers. Educational professionals can be assured that BETT Awards winners and finalists are among the best companies and resources available to support teaching and learning.”
Richard Joslin, exhibition director at Emap added: “The BETT Awards provide educators with a fantastic opportunity to see some of the best resources and suppliers driving forward innovation, creativity and learning within schools and classrooms the world over.”
Stephen Lucey, executive director for strategic technologies at Becta, said: “Once again we have been highly impressed with the improving standards and innovative nature of the resources.  We were looking for innovation which offers new opportunities and pushes the boundaries and we definitely saw that. I do hope these resources inspire teachers and help learners to personalise their learning to get the most out of their lessons and attain their full potential.”