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Meet our Partners, Sponsors and Exhibitors

Our Sponsors

Inspera, our Headline Sponsor

Inspera is an innovative educational technology company that provides a comprehensive digital assessment platform that is cloud-based, secure, and scalable, making it easy to deliver and manage assessments anytime, anywhere.

With a global customer base spanning Europe, Asia, and North America, Inspera is leading the way in digital assessment and learning, helping to shape the future of education.

As your digital assessment partner we help shape your digital assessment strategy to balance flexibility and integrity with an outstanding student experience. We work directly with educators to ensure that your institution is optimised for digital assessment.

Echo360, our Diversity and inclusion theme sponsor

Echo360 – the global leader in inspired learning. We enable the transformation of inspired learning by making it more engaging, equitable and evidence-driven, unlocking the growth potential of people and organisations around the world. Nearly 2,000 global education providers – including universities, colleges and schools – trust our solutions including EchoVideo for video capture & streaming solutions, and EchoPoll for student/learner engagement & interactivity.

Kaltura, our Emerging technologies and behaviours theme sponsor

Kaltura provides real-time, live, and on-demand video experiences for online educational programs and virtual learning that bring both educators and students closer than ever. From virtual classrooms, lecture capture, and webinars, to live recruitment and alumni events – Kaltura’s off-the-shelf products offer flexibility, modularity, and ease of integration. Our products enable any size institution to create interactive experiences that are engaging, personalised, and accessible to all.

PebblePad, our Leading people in a time of complexity theme sponsor

Since 2004, PebblePad has made it easy for students to achieve their goals with a flexible eportfolio, workbook and assessment platform. PebblePad can integrate with all leading LMS, management information, and user management systems. PebblePad is an award-winning online platform helping higher education institutions deliver student-centered learning at scale. Students from over 150 institutions use PebblePad to articulate and evidence learning, skills and competencies required for success during and beyond higher education. PebblePad eportfolio solutions supports reflective practice and self-assessment throughout the learner journey. Assessment supports traditional grading, rubrics, standardized feedback, peer review, and capability mapping.

Vevox, our Audience Engagement Partner

Vevox is the #1 rated polling and Q&A platform for student engagement. With 1500+ reviews across G2, Capterra, and Trustpilot, Vevox helps educators gain instant student feedback, test knowledge, increase participation and above all, give every student an equal voice. Trusted on an institution-wide level by 51 UK & Irish Universities and winner of the 2018 Bett Award for higher education, Vevox is the highest independently rated SRS system on the market. Easily integrated with your classroom tech, including Microsoft Teams, PowerPoint, major LMS’s and other technologies, Vevox offers a complete solution to running unmissable online, in-person and hybrid classes.


Jisc is the UK digital, data and technology agency focused on tertiary education, research and innovation. We are a not-for-profit organisation and believe education and research improves lives and that technology improves education and research. We provide managed and brokered products and services, enhanced with expertise and intelligence to provide sector leadership and enable digital transformation.

Open Academia Publishing Services

The Open Access movement has changed the world of publishing forever. As Open Access publishing evolves and gains momentum, traditional publishing houses have a hard time keeping up. The need for author-friendly, flexible and highly configurable systems, has left many publishers in the backwaters. More and more academic societies are now turning to open source technologies to manage digital publishing on their own. And that is where Open Academia comes in.

Open Academia is ALT’s publishing partner for Research in Learning Technology.

The Positive Internet Company

The Positive Internet Company ( has been an innovative open-technology company since 1998. Focusing on high-end hosting with second-to-none customer support, we own and operate our own data center near Cambridge, UK with hundreds of our own servers (almost all running Debian). We host and maintain a variety of systems, many of these are fully managed by the Positive technical team. In addition to working with some big and interesting corporations (including major financial organizations and media groups) and household names (British celebrities like Ricky Gervais and Stephen Fry), we host none other than the father of Free Software himself, Richard M. Stallman.

Our Exhibitors


Anthology’s holistic ecosystem of EdTech solutions is designed to open a world of possibilities for your institution and your learners. With a heart for education and eyes set on the future, we are uniquely positioned to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.

Our vision is an inspiring and infinite world of learning without boundaries.

Catalyst IT Europe Ltd

Catalyst IT is a global team of open source e-learning experts, providing a fully managed hosting service, pedagogy and technical consulting, training and content development. Our dedicated team includes learning technologists with university pedagogical backgrounds who truly understand your learning requirements with experienced development and technical colleagues. Combining our in house team expertise and latest Moodle and Totara technology, we collaborate closely to develop and deliver solutions to give you the results you want to achieve.
Catalyst provide a powerful platform that is tailored to give you increased learner engagement and insights into learner behaviour, sustaining its performance now and in the future.

Portflow by Drieam

Portflow is the student-owned learning experience portfolio that empowers students to take the wheel of their education, fully synergized with your VLE for a seamless end-user experience.

Portflow helps students to prepare for a rapidly changing future in which lifelong learning is essential. To be successful in this, learning to take responsibility for one’s own learning is an important prerequisite.

In Portflow, students can make their developmental progress visible and accountable under their own control by collecting evidence, asking for feedback from teachers, peers, and experts, and creating an assessment file. Portflow supports iterative learning, programmatic assessment, rich 360° feedback from both VLE users and external users, goal setting, and snapshots of a portfolio at any given moment while empowering the student to take the driver’s seat. Meanwhile, teachers can provide students with matching scaffolding by offering templates, comments, and reviews.

Instructure Global Ltd

Instructure is a leading educational technology company, revolutionising the way people learn worldwide. They provide innovative solutions and platforms designed to enhance teaching and learning experiences. With a focus on empowering educators and learners, Instructure offers a comprehensive suite of tools, including the renowned learning management system Canvas, which enables institutions to create, manage, and deliver engaging online courses. Through their user-friendly interface and robust features, Instructure aims to foster collaboration, accessibility, and personalised learning, equipping educational institutions and organisations with the tools they need to thrive in the digital age.

LDN Apprenticeship

LDN Apprenticeships are an Ofsted Outstanding Apprenticeship Training Provider. We are the only training provider to deliver the Digital Learning Designer apprenticeship.

Macmillan Learning

Macmillan Learning is a family-owned company. We envision a world in which every learner succeeds, and through our content and services we aim to make that a reality. By linking research to learning practice, we develop pioneering products and learning materials for students that are highly effective and drive improved outcomes. Our content is developed in partnership with the world’s best researchers, educators, and developers. At the forefront of educational technology, our Achieve platform is backed by extensive research and proven to increase student engagement and boost performance. iClicker is our outstanding student response system that makes classroom engagement easy.


Boost by Proprep is an agile multimedia platform which provides curated collections of short, topic-level videos and interactive practice questions, designed to mimic a private tutor experience. Learning pathways improve student outcomes when used as an independent study resource, course prerequisite, exam preparation or virtual tutor.


Transforming Digital Assessments with SMOWL Proctoring Software. Do you want to avoid the challenges associated with online assessments? Look no further because Smowltech, a trusted European company backed by the EU, has the solution you’ve been waiting for. Since 2012, we have been on a mission to enhance the quality of online evaluations, and we’re here to introduce you to our game-changing SMOWL Proctoring Software. With SMOWL, you can bid farewell to the uncertainties of remote and digital assessments. Our innovative solution generates objective evidence, empowering you to make informed decisions when evaluating performance. Say goodbye to doubts and hello to accurate results.


TeacherMatic is an AI Powered platform designed for educators. It has an intuitive easy to use interface which supports users making use of generative AI to save time on on a wide range of everyday activities such as creating assessments, learning resources, presentations, marking rubrics, learning activities and lesson plans.

Since its launch in April 2023 TeacherMatic has been adopted by over 30 Universities, College and Schools to help their staff both save time and develop creative new approaches to planning, teaching, learning and assessment.


Turnitin is a global company dedicated to ensuring the integrity of education and meaningfully improving learning outcomes. Gradescope is our paper-to-digital grading platform that dramatically improves grading and feedback workflows, offers flexible assessment solutions and provides insights to guide student success.


UNIwise supports educational institutions to take advantage of the power of digital assessment. WISEflow, our digital assessment platform, manages the complete assessment and feedback lifecycle across a wide range of assessment types and formats. It helps universities to streamline the assessment process, ensure consistency, improve feedback and raise student satisfaction. UNIwise employees are specialists from within higher education, and our expertise is now trusted by more than 100 institutions across Europe to improve their students’ learning and transform education.

Our Partners

UFI VocTech Trust

Our partnership with the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) is invested in building a long-term community of practice with a lasting legacy of high-quality digital learning, teaching and assessment in vocational education. Our shared objective is to increase the value of networking for professionals that will help vocational educators to discover, share and discuss the resources, training and support they need to develop their digital pedagogical skills and enhance how vocational learning in the UK happens.

Working alongside ALT, the UFi Trust launched AmplifyFE in October 2020 and already connect over 1000 professionals in Further Education and Vocational Education, provide a strong networking community for them to share, collaborate and learn.