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Crown Prince of Norway opens The Norwegian Classroom at BETT 2017

Publisert: 10. januar 2017

The Crown Prince of Norway will perform the official opening of The Norwegian Classroom at BETT on Thursday 26 January.

The Crown Prince of Norway will officially open The Norwegian Classroom at BETT 2017. Photo: Kongehuset

 

Norwegian edtech has great potential as a major player in the international edtech landscape. At BETT London 25-28 January many of our promising companies will be showing you why at The Norwegian Classroom – stand B390.

Please join us on stand B-390 at 11am on Thursday 26 January for an hour that, in addition to The Crown Prince, will include hearing students from Sandvika High School and the principal of Teglverket primary school in Oslo – both advanced digital schools.

This is the third time Norwegian edtech companies are joining forces at The Norwegian Classroom, coordinated by IKT-Norge and Oslo Edtech Cluster, and supported by Innovation Norway. It was hugely popular in 2016, and we are very excited to meet you all again this January.

Norwegian edtech is growing fast and is enjoying a good reputation internationally. In just a few years the industry counts for more than 60 Norwegian companies with edtech at its core, with well over 140 million users globally.

This year, 11 companies are represented when The Norwegian Classroom is returning to London, and ExCeL and BETT Show. There will be presentations and activities at the pavilion during each day, with the official opening on Thursday 26 January at 11am.

Find us on B390 to meet discover more about these companies:

Conexus
Conexus provides powerful tools to collect and visualize learning data on both aggregated organization level and individually on every learner. This leads to insight and engaged learning dialogue for teachers, students and parents. Based in Norway, Conexus has been inspiring and empowering school leaders, teachers and students using digital tools for over 15 years. The solutions for learning analytics and deeper learning facilitates processes to: Improve quality in schools, Professionalize educators,  Prepare students for lifelong learning.

Creaza
Creaza is a creative and playful learning tool that enables students and teachers to work with different subjects and topics by creating mind maps, presentations, cartoons, comic strips, movies, and audio productions. With Creaza, teachers and students get access to unique tools, a massive library of content, and hundreds of ready-made activities related to different subjects, topics, and curricula. Teachers can easily assign activities to their students, follow their work along the way, and provide a formative assessment. Creaza is used globally in the K-12 sector.

Evry
As one of the largest IT companies in the Nordics, EVRY provides very extensive deliveries to Nordic companies, financial institutions, national public sector.

Gyldendal
Gyldendal is Norway’s largest educational publishing company, with over half a century of experience in the educational field. Through innovative development and collaboration with the best educational expertise in Norway, Gyldendal has developed some of Norway’s most successful digital learning resources. Gyldendal is always searching for new solutions that can provide students with better learning.

Inspera
Inspera provides a market leading turnkey solution for computer based assessments – used by higher education institutions, schools and awarding bodies.

Kahoot!
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform. Makes learning awesome through creating, playing and sharing fun learning games for any subject, for any age.

Kikora
Kikora is the leading Scandinavian cloud based solution for Mathematics. 100 million exercises have been solved by Scandinavian pupils. With instant feedback and embedded tools like GeoGebra and spreadsheets, Kikora is the state of the art way of improving math skills in Scandinavia.

Kunnskap.no
CyberBook publishes multimedia-based learning materials for tablets and PCs on Kunnskap.no. We offer a wide range of courses from nursery school level to adult education focusing on maths, sciences, Norwegian as a first language, Norwegian as a second language, English and special needs.

No Isolation
No Isolation brings people out of loneliness and social isolation. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to take part in their own life. In careful collaboration with teachers, municipalities, hospitals, NGOs and different user groups, No Isolation wants to develop tools for the vulnerable groups in society that suffer from unwanted social isolation, such as children with long-term illness or the elderly.

Rikt
As consultants Rikt specialize in enhanced learning on a digital platform. We train school leaders and teachers to achieve their high pedagogical ambitions. Build upon research we address training in an untraditional way. Thus achieving untraditional results. Last two years´ winners of the Norwegian price for Innovative use of ICT in Education were schools trained by Rikt.

Visma Unique/Visma Flyt skole
Visma Unique provides public sector with solutions for improving work processes, reducing superfluous bureaucracy, and simplifying collaboration. Visma has a special focus on supplying e-government solutions.
School administration made easy! Visma FLYT Skole is a cloud service covering all demands for school administration. The solution makes the school day easy and enjoyable for school administrators, teachers, pupils and parents.