To reward exemplary software, hardware, content and tools for institutional leaders and managers working in the early years, primary, secondary, higher or further education and skills sectors.
Digital software, content, online and offline products and learning services specifically designed to support leadership and management, and to support the development of digital strategy in schools and educational establishments. These are products and services that enable leaders to make informed decisions, to improve learning outcomes and to support school improvement. This category is for paid for resources, if your product is free please enter the Free Digital Content, App or Open Education Resource category.
Products in this category must be designed for use by institutional leaders and managers, as well as other user groups as appropriate. Products in this category will probably be in one of two areas; either tools for leaders to support development or the management of information to assist the running of an institution.
Judges will not expect entries to match every criteria listed in the category. Each product will be considered on individual merit. Entries need not be complex, complete new management systems. For example, a single new area of functionality for an existing management solution may be considered.
Products will be judged against the following measures (where appropriate for the category/product)
- Distinction and innovation
- Suitability/fit for purpose (i.e. does it match the curriculum)
- Parental accessibility and engagement
- Inclusivity, digital accessibility and usability
- GDPR compliance
- Online safety
- Breadth of evidence and research
- Customer support
- Value for money
- Environmental sustainability
Entries will be marked down if
- Pricing details are not supplied
- Login details are not supplied or do not work
- Products are offline or unavailable at time of judging