We are delighted to be celebrating our latest success in this years 2019 Education Resources Awards, having been announced as the winners in the category Supplier of the Year: Not-for-profit. We scooped the top prize after impressing judges with our inspiring approach to meeting the needs of schools today as well as demonstrating outstanding customer care and an exceptional standard of service to education.
Having won an ERA award previously in 2017 in the category Primary Resource or Equipment we are were also proud to be recognised this year in the Primary Resource or Equipment category, coming ‘Highly Commended’ for its Key Stage 2 – 3 resource ‘Space Adventures – Mission to the Moon’ which features a comprehensive set of resources for maths, literacy, science and computing.
The annual ERA Award ceremony is run by the British Educational Suppliers’ Association (BESA) to recognise the best of the UK’s educational technology sector. Now in their 21st successful year, the awards focus on the resources, services and people that make a practical impact on learning and the day-to-day work of teachers in the classroom.
As an educational charity committed to the advancement of education through digital innovation, our mission is to ‘save schools money and keep children safe’. As a community of over 3000 schools based across London and the UK, we achieve this through using its substantial economies of scale to make purchases on behalf of its schools, providing significant savings on software, training and award-winning curriculum tools provided at no extra-cost to its community.
Commenting on the award win John Jackson, CEO at LGfL said,
“It is fantastic to be recognised for the work that LGfL has done to save money for its community at a time when schools are in desperate need of support to maintain high-quality teaching in spite of dwindling budgets. This award demonstrates that LGfL, through equipping schools not just with the tools they need but by providing first-class training opportunities and promoting best-practice, is meeting the needs of the education community.”
Bob Usher, LGfL Content Manager, said,
“We are delighted that our most inclusive resource development – ‘Space Adventures’, has secured ‘Highly Commended’ at the prestigious ERA Awards. It offers an engaging, exciting and dynamic focus for challenging maths, science, literacy and computing curriculum activities for Key Stage 2 and 3 learners”.