Additionally, we know that the disparities begin to show right from the start of education. More than a quarter of children finish Reception without the communication and reading skills they need to flourish. It’s a situation highlighted by Damien Hinds’ recent pledge of £20 million to address the attainment gap. As the education secretary noted in his speech, “When you are behind from the start you rarely catch up.”
After only launching in the UK earlier this year we are extremely proud of the hugely positive impact our technology is already having in many classrooms. Our entry was based largely upon feedback from educational professionals currently using our solution to revolutionise the way their schools view and assess reading.