EdSurge was started in 2011 by Betsy Corcoran, Matt Bowman, Nick Punt and Agustin Vilaseca to connect the emerging community of edtech entrepreneurs and educators. They want to share detailed information about what new technologies could–and could not–do to support learning.
John Martin, chief executive of Sanoma Learning, which lays claim to being continental Europe’s biggest pure-play education company. Martin stopped by the EdSurge offices recently to chat about digital learning, Finland and, yes, Sanoma’s recent coup: Top marks for its edtech program, bingel, which was recently named Educational Learning Resources Award at the London Book Fair and is used by 75% of primary students in Belgium.
Listen to the interview here: