Promethean Announces Triple Success At 2010 Worlddidac Awards
Released on: July 20, 2010, 3:12 am
Promethean, a world leader in the rapidly growing global
interactive learning technology, is delighted to announce that it has
won three prestigious awards from the Worlddidac Foundation for
excellence in education.
Promethean’s specialised ActivInspire education software, ActivExpression Learner
Response System and teacher web community, Promethean Planet, were all honoured in
the ‘Information and Communication Technologies' category.
These awards, which are held biannually, were judged by a jury of teachers and
industry experts based on educational and didactic capabilities, design and
Promethean has a long tradition of success at the Worlddidac awards, recognising its leading global position in interactive educational resources and technology. This year's
triple win follows previous successes for Promethean Planet and its ActivPrimary
software, the precursor to ActivInspire.
Iwan Streichenberger, Chief Marketing Officer, commented: "We are delighted with
this triple success, which is overwhelming recognition for the significant
educational benefits Promethean's ActivClassroom brings to learning. Once again,
this demonstrates Promethean’s ongoing commitment, through the development of
innovation interactive learning solutions, to improving engagement in the classroom
and raising student achievement across the world."
The Worlddidac Foundation has been presenting Worlddidac Awards internationally for
the past 25 years, recognising excellence in educational resources. Worlddidac is
the global trade association for companies providing products for education and
training at all levels. It has 180 member companies and organisations from 43
countries on 5 continents. The 2010 award ceremony will be held in Switzerland in
About Promethean - Lighting the flame of learning:
Promethean's aim is to unlock the potential of human achievement in education and
training at all ages around the world. It does so by creating, developing,
supplying and supporting leading edge, interactive learning technology, such as interactive whiteboard resources, and by
encouraging the growth of the world's largest online teacher community in this
field. In these ways, Promethean is helping bring to life the promise of 21st
century learning, improving engagement and results for learners and teachers alike.
The market for interactive learning technology is fast growing and global. In this
market, Promethean is a world leader. Developed for teachers, Promethean's
ActivClassroom brings together its interactive display systems (ActivBoard), its
learner response systems (ActiVote and ActivExpression), and its suite of
specialised teaching software (ActivInspire), aiding the creation of lesson plans.
They change how teachers and classes engage and interact, how students learn and how
they are monitored and assessed.
Headquartered in the UK and listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange
as Promethean World Plc (ticker symbol 'PRW'), Promethean's technology is today
helping educate over 12 million individuals in over 500,000 classrooms in some 100
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