BETT Awards Finalists
Primary Digital Content
at the BETT 2014 tradeshow, London, UK
We are delighted to announce that Twig World’s primary science resource, Tigtag, is a finalist for the BETT Awards 2014.
Tigtag, the complete resource for teaching primary science has been recognized in Primary Digital Content category.
The BETT Awards are a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education, and are an integral part of the annual BETT Show.Try Tigtag
Academics' Choice Award Winner
from Academics' Choice Magazine 2013, USA
Twig World team are thrilled to see our primary science resource, Tigtag, picking up awards within only 3 months of launch.
The Academics' Choice Awards recognize and applaud education products that embed higher-order thinking skills, have high-quality, varied content and an original approach. The expert panel of world-class academics highlighted Tigtag's content-rich videos, quizzes, lesson plans and easy-to-use interface.
"Tigtag is THE place to get your video based science information.
Well done Tigtag!"
EducationInvestor Award Finalist
from the EducationInvestor Magazine, 2013, Europe
Twig World has been included on a list of elite educational companies as finalists for the EducationInvestor Award 2013 for Exporting Excellence.
EducationInvestor is the must-read magazine covering Britain’s thriving education industry.
The annual awards recognize and promote companies who provide excellence and innovation in their educational resources. An expert judging panel selected the finalists, and the winners announced at the annual awards dinner.
EdTech20 Top 20
Top 20 EdTech Business in Europe
from EdXus Group and IBIS Capital, 2013, Europe
Twig World is delighted to announce their place in the EdTech shortlist of the 20 fastest growing, innovative e-learning companies.
EdTech is a partnership between Edxus Group and IBIS Capital. The London-based firms ensure that e-Learning businesses receive the investment, development and advice they need to thrive. World-renowned experts in the e-learning market have created a shortlist e-learning companies from which the top three will be selected.
"By identifying high-performing companies in the European e-learning field, we hope to attract both business expertise and capital investment to help the industry thrive.”
Charles McIntyre, IBIS Capital cofounder and CEO
BETT Awards 2013 Winner
Digital Collections and Resource Banks
at the BETT 2013 Tradeshow, London, UK
Everyone at Twig is thrilled to have won our second BETT Award at the international BETT show held in London.
We beat strong competition to win in the Digital Collections and Resource Banks category.
Judges praised Twig for a "well-designed and presented resource that can be used to support the curriculum as well as independent learning."
Teachers' Choice Award Winner 2013
Effective resource for the classroom
from the Learning Magazine, USA
The Teachers' Choice Award is judged by teachers in the classroom for their fellow teachers.
The judging panel used the resource in a real-life teaching situation and awarded Twig World for its quality, ease of use, instructional value, innovation and how the resource engaged the students.
The award has been running for over 19 years and has become one of the most prestigious awards in the educational market.
BETT 2012 Winner
Secondary Digital Resource
at the BETT 2012 Tradeshow, London, UK
The BETT Awards play a key role in identifying and rewarding innovative ICT resources and services for use in education. There were nine finalists in the Secondary Digital Resource category.
Twig was announced as the winner at the BETT Awards ceremony in London on 11 January 2012. The judges, including key government agencies, teachers and local authority representatives, commented:
"What we like is that Twig Science is extremely easy to access, has a great user interface and very high-quality materials, covering a wide range of topics, some of them difficult to explain. It is very engaging for pupils. We liked the links between topics and the possibilities for cross-curricular links."
EducationInvestor Award 2012 Finalist
Education Business of the Year and the EdTech Exporter
from the EducationInvestor magazine, UK
The EducationInvestor Awards promote the stand-out companies in Britain's fast growing education industry. The panel of expert judges selected a range of organisations and individuals that made an outstanding contribution to the sector during academic year 2011-2012.
Twig was shortlisted in both the Education Business of the Year and the EdTech Exporter of the Year categories.
Education Resource Award 2012 Winner
Best Secondary Resource involving ICT [Finalist for Innovation Award]
at The Education Show 2012, Birmingham, UK
The Education Resource Awards focus on the resources, services and people that really make a practical impact on learning and the day- to-day work of the teachers in the classroom. The panel of judges proclaimed Twig Science to be an "exemplar in the field of online teaching resources", stating:
"As a teaching tool, the process of mind-map navigation is invaluable. The marriage of pedagogy and usability is demonstrated in an unrivalled way within the Twig site... The majority of students, using the site, are accustomed to watching commercial and bespoke films at home. The science films on Twig will not disappoint their expectations. The quality is outstanding."
Learning on Screen 2012 Winner
Curriculum and Courseware
from the British University Film and Video Council, London, UK
The Learning on Screen Awards reward excellence in the use of moving image and related media in learning, teaching and research. The British Universities Film & Video Council and a panel of expert film and academic judges select the finalists.
Professor Lord Robert Winston presented Twig Science with the Courseware and Curriculum Award for "an ambitious project" and its "flexible structure and comprehensive content".
MEDEA Awards 2011 Finalist
at the Media & Learning Conference, Brussels, Belgium
The MEDEA Awards reward innovation and good practice in the use of media (audio, video, graphics and animation) in education. The awards recognise and promote excellence in the production and pedagogical design of media-rich learning resources.
The finalists were chosen by a jury made up of 75 education and media experts from 15 countries. This year the competition attracted 115 entries from 28 countries and only 9 products were selected as finalists.
As a proud finalist, Twig was invited to be interviewed by the MEDEA team. Watch Twig CEO Anthony Bouchier's interview.
Interactive Media Award 2011 Best in Class
from the Interactive Media Council, New York, USA
The Interactive Media Awards promote excellence in the design, development and implementation of websites from around the world. The Best in Class award recognises that the project met and surpassed the standards of excellence that comprise the web's most professional work.
The awards are judged by leaders in web design, advertising, publishing, and other industries. The judging consisted of various criteria, including design, usability, innovation in technical features, standards compliance and content. Twig Science achieved a total score of 488 out of 500 for the five judging criteria.