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Introducing Simon Wears, one of our skilled Front-End Developers. Simon has been working in software engineering for almost a decade, with software experience in a number of different industries his passion and love for software is what makes him the perfect team member at Alps. 

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This month we wanted to give you all the opportunity to meet our brilliant Project Coordinator and Scrum Master, Paula Kopiczko. 

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Introducing the talented Nick Pegg, one of our very own Junior Software Engineers here at Alps.

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The past two years have seen an explosion of implementation of technology in our schools and colleges, the final part of our fireside chat series explores what should EdTech companies be doing next for school leaders? The keyword in part 5 is transparency. Sue shares her thoughts on the importance of honesty and openness with […]

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Data can be a really powerful tool in driving student aspirations and attainment. Having worked in education for 30 years, with her last role as Deputy Head at Windsor Girls’ School, Sue now takes on the role of ‘Director of Education & Product Development’ at Alps. At Windsor Girls’ School, Sue worked within a strong team of teachers to […]

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This month we wanted to give you all the opportunity to meet the newest member of our Marketing Team, Meg Pritchard.

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When it comes to assessment, a lot has happened over the last few years. Covid has pushed the education system into a different way of teaching and assessing. What can we learn from this experience and how can we use this to improve the way we assess our students? How will our collective experience across […]

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To be successful, technology and data need to be accessible to users at all levels within a school. Different users will have varying degrees of technical and data ability, and analysis should be simple and easy to use, so that everyone can achieve what they need from it.  As a school leader you are held […]

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We recently sat down with our new Customer Success Specialist, Adam Aisthorpe to learn more about his fascinating career in Customer Success, what made him want to get into the industry and what led him to join Alps.   

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In this fireside chat series Alps Director of Education and Product Development, Sue Macgregor, sits down with Nick Finnemore from Finnemore Consulting to talk about the potential outcomes and learnings of the global pandemic, its effect on student progress and grades, and how this might shape the future of assessment.   In the first part of this series, Sue talks from the perspective […]

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In recent years there has been a welcome emphasis on the central role of the curriculum in determining the quality of education within our schools and colleges.

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When it comes to assessment, a lot has happened over the last few years. But what can we learn from this experience and how can we use this to improve the way we assess our students? How will this experience now shape the future of assessment and the education system as a whole?