Innovation Alley

EduTECH 9-10 November 2020

Innovation Alley goes VIRTUAL at EduTECH 2020

In 2019, EduGrowth completely reimagined the startup space at EduTECH with Innovation Alley – a dedicated space for startups to exhibit alongside some of the worlds biggest EdTech brands. In 2020, EduTECH goes virtual exploring conference themes DISRUPTION, CREATIVITY, DIVERSITY.

EduTECH

“Australia’s biggest EdTech expo”

The largest gathering of education, EdTech and related professionals in the southern hemisphere!

INNOVATION ALLEY at EduTECH is a community of innovators; a group of Australian startups with innovative education products helping to solve problems facing educators, students, parents, faculty domestically and internationally.

Learn more about Australian EdTech via the INNOVATION ALLEY CHANNEL – a place for EdTech entrepreneurship and education innovation. View program >>

E X H I B I T O R S

The Complete Curriculum of Social and Emotional Skills.

myDRIVESCHOOL® is a simulation game to teach kids how to drive on-line.

ReadyTeacher centralises a pool of quality international education specialists in one HR platform. 

DiGii Social provides immersive, evidence-based digital-life education for pre-teens (in Year 5 and 6).

Our aim is to change the landscape of learning by: increasing student retention and improving the student learning experience.

Active Learning Simplified. Encourage students to engage, think, and learn.

Drive student engagement and relationship at every stage of your student learning journey with ClassCom.

We surface learning outcomes, digital assets, and the power of individual achievement

Teaching, Experiential Learning and Assessment tools for the world’s most innovative cloud accounting platforms.

A practical software solution to streamline the task of creating class lists for the new school year.

InspirationED is Being HSC Ready. Instant access to talks, quizes, practice papers and a whole world of content only available right here through our online learning platform and app.

We surface learning outcomes, digital assets, and the power of individual achievement

CodingPro Education provides ICT Education Specialised in computer coding and Robotics for primary & high school children.

Biobrain creates engaging STEM learning apps for secondary school students.

Our online platform teams up students and provides projects and tools to create, code and play their own games with the support of live online coaching.

Rolling Fun is all about inspiring kids to enjoy cultural healthy eating.

STEM Reactor brings biotechnology to schools. All students can have access to cutting edge technology in their classrooms for the most engaging and effective biology teaching.

An essential resource for any school that wants to monitor and improve the wellbeing of their school community.

Gheorg is a friendly robot that empowers children to develop resilience and manage stress.

Experimentary is the online science lab book of the future hosted by TV presenter and former CSIRO scientist, Dr Rob Bell.

OB3 – Beautiful Study for Lifelong Learning enables the development of online active learning communities and transforms students into co-designers of learning.

SkillsLogiQ is a technology company providing skills management to higher-education institutions, organisations and individuals.

Grandshake is an all-in-one platform that offers Virtual Work Experiences developed in partnership with national employers.

Cadmus is a secure, online assessment platform used by universities in Australia and overseas to deliver high-quality assessment experiences.

Create a whole school plan, or a year or subject plan in minutes, with built-in scope and sequence.

An AI powered, world first, assessment app for dyslexia screening.

Innovation Alley
C H A N N E L

EDTECH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE SPOTLIGHT

  • EduGrowth Innovation Alley Channel
  • A program celebrating EdTech entrepreneurship
  • Pitch Competition
  • Interviews with EdTech Entrepreneurs
  • Discussion on EdTech industry research
  • K12 Schools & Higher education sector innovation

Day 1

Tuesday 9 November, 2020

 

Learn about innovative Australian EdTech
Time: 9:30am

This session is a compilation of innovative Australian EdTech products featuring EduGrowth members. This collection of innovative companies operate from Australia with scalable solutions to education needs.

SESSION BREAK
An Educator Becomes An EdTech Entrepreneur
Time: 11:30am
Speaker: Grainne Oates

Grainne Oates has built a growing global focussed EdTech company from an idea to fix a problem within her course. Quitch is the solution that engaged Uni students in her course and has now grown to be supporting academics around the world with similar problems.

Using Your Experience to Build a Business
Time: 12pm
Speaker: Ben Hallet

Ben Hallet observed a personal problem as a Uni student, graduated and went into the profession he studied. Then the realisation dawned that his experience was being felt by other students. That lead to the founding of Vygo and a platform that supports students locally and internationally.

SESSION BREAK

Are Australian EdTech Companies Hitting Their Potential?
Time: 2pm
Speaker: Andrew Morgan

Insights on the Australian K12 EdTech sector from an investors lens. Learn about the size of the market, the prospects for growing your EdTech company, what the roadblocks are to scale and the strategies to consider when planning the next phase of your growth.

Australian EdTech Directory Launch
Time: 2:30pm
Speaker: Melissa Banks

Austrade in partnership with EduGrowth has built a list of Australia’s EdTech Companies. The Australian EdTech Directory profiles and showcases Australia’s leading EdTech companies to the world. This session will explore the Directory and discuss how Australian companies can be listed.

The Export Powerhouse: Australia’s EdTech Ecosystem
Time: 3pm
Speaker: Christine Axton

Insights across the entire Australian EdTech landscape, with a sneak preview of the 2020 Australian EdTech census from EduGrowth and Deloitte.

Day 2

Wednesday 10 November, 2020

 

Learn about innovative Australian EdTech
Time: 9:30am

This session is a compilation of innovative Australian EdTech products featuring EduGrowth members. This collection of companies operate from Australia with scalable solutions to education needs.

Pitch Competition : Heat 1
Time: 10:30am

This session is a compilation of Pitch Competition entries focussed on solutions for the K12 Schools, Higher Education and VET sectors. Join us for the LIVE Pitch Competition finals at 4pm!

Are You Solving a Real Problem?
Time: 11:30am
Speaker: Mark Woodland

Xplor has grown and scaled from a simple idea: how do you actually serve the parents within an education setting? Hear from founder Mark Woodland as he details the problems he was focussed on and how Xplor solved them.

Transforming Children Around the World by Connecting Educators and Entrepreneurs
Time: 12pm
Speaker: Glenn Smith

Decades of research has led to an innovative Australian EdTech company that is helping kids around the world. The Tali story gives us insight to the power of Australian researchers partnering with commercial leaders to impact the lives of children everywhere.

SESSION BREAK

Pitch Competition: Heat 2
Time: 1pm

This session is a compilation of Pitch Competition entries focussed on solutions for the K12 Schools, Higher Education and VET sectors. Join us for the LIVE Pitch Competition finals at 4pm!

Using AI and Machine Learning to Free Teachers from Mundane Tasks
Time: 2pm
Speaker: Zoe Milne

Artificial Intelligence can support educators with routine task management freeing them to be the specialist as a teacher.

Real Support for Growing Australian EdTech Companies
Time: 2:30pm
Speaker: Samuel Harris

Growing an EdTech startup is truly hard work, but vital to support learners across the globe. AWS recognise the needs of early stage EdTech companies and provide unique programs for them. Join us to learn why AWS truly believe EdTech entrepreneurs are amazing individuals and how AWS can help entrepreneurs build an MVP and connect to the world.

Moving Beyond Compliance to Action
Time: 3pm
Speaker: Ruth Marshall

Every educator and EdTech Entrepreneur is aware of the need to protect student data. But how do you actually compare to others, how do you implement a true data privacy platform and maintain that privacy for life. Hear from leading academics, researchers, corporates and entrepreneurs on the advances through this Cooperative Research Consortium.

LIVE Pitch Competition
Time: 4pm
Judges: Andrew Morgan and Clive Mayhew

Join us for the Innovation Alley Pitch Competition LIVE finals. In this closing session of the Innovation Alley Channel, join our judges Clive Mayhew and Andrew Morgan as they have put our finalists to a Q&A session and uncover a winner.

Connect. Collaborate. Accelerate

Connecting and collaborating to accelerate Australia’s education technology and innovation ecosystem globally