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Promethean and the Guardian Teacher Network partner to help educators find jobs and 21st century teaching resources.
London, UK (PRWEB) January 30, 2013
The Guardian and Promethean (LSE: PRW), a global education company announced a strategic partnership at Bett 2013 to post job listings for educators on Promethean Planet, an online community of 1.5 million members.
The Guardian Teacher Network job listing features hundreds of new jobs from schools in the UK and across the world. The listing is updated daily and can be searched by job role or location. Since the service was launched in April 2011, it has helped thousands of teachers secure excellent jobs.
Wendy Berliner, Head of Education, Guardian Professional, says: “This is a wonderful opportunity for two highly respected, global brands to partner for the benefit of educators across the world. In a very competitive jobs market, this gives job seekers an edge and saves crucial time for busy, committed professionals.”
The two companies also agreed to open the Guardian Teacher Network of over 100,000 pages of free teaching resources for all age groups and for all major subjects to all Promethean Planet members. These interactive whiteboard activities and lesson plans can be used by teachers to modernize curriculum used in the classroom, create lessons that motivate and engage students and improve teaching and learning productivity.
“We are excited to be working with the Guardian to expand the support we provide to teachers around the world. With the new job listing, millions of teachers who have come to the community to collaborate, exchange best practices and find resources can now explore for their next, new opportunity,” said Lupita Knittel, Chief Marketing Officer, Promethean.
Bett 2013 attendees can see the new Guardian Teacher Network resources in action at the Promethean stand (C80). While visiting the stand, they can preview a 7” Android tablet that will be preloaded with Promethean’s assessment software and see the multi-user, multi-touch ActivTable running Windows 8.
Promethean Planet was established just over 6 years ago and is used by more than 1.5 million educators. The online community provides discussion forums, professional development opportunities and a growing bank of interactive digital resources from 63 world-class arts, science and education organizations such as NIA/NASA, the National Theatre, Georgia Aquarium and the Royal Geographic Society.
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About the Guardian Teacher Network
The Guardian Teacher Network is an online community site for professional educators in the UK and around the world. We curate content from leading education figures and professionals in a community blog and provide free teaching resources and professional development tools as well as a job site for teaching, support and leadership roles in schools. Thousands of teachers are using the Guardian Teacher Network every day to help them plan and deliver innovative and engaging lessons.The Guardian Teacher Network is owned by Guardian News and Media. http://www.guardian.co.uk/teacher-network @guardianteach
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Promethean (LSE: PRW) is a global education company. We create, develop, supply and support interactive education and training solutions for schools, businesses and governments. Our products and services are raising learning standards, revolutionizing the way people learn and collaborate, making them more engaged, empowered and successful and thereby unleashing human potential. Headquartered in the UK, Promethean World Plc is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. For more information follow @ActivNews or visit http://www.PrometheanWorld.com.
Jodie Pozo-Olano, Head of Global PR, Promethean
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