£15m fund to fight poverty premium
A new £15m venture fund for businesses working to eliminate the poverty premium is set to be unveiled next month, as a new accelerator programme opens in the English north to support tech startups working to reduce poverty at home and abroad. Julian Blake reports.
Texthelp spells edtech success
Northern Ireland-based Texthelp is in business to provide literacy support software for reading, writing and language learning in classrooms worldwide. Its record helping millions to overcome everyday reading and writing challenges is what earned it an Impact Award for education in March. Group head of marketing Emily Paul talks to Shivvy Jervis. (more…)