Magpie Education, a Martlesham, UK-based startup that focuses on inspiring students in STEM subjects, secured £300k in funding.
British Robotics Seed Fund made the investment.
The company intends to use the funds to market and develop the tool for UK schools, and expand internationally, in the future.
Led by Laurence Ellis, CEO, Magpie Education provides an AI driven resource tool to inspire students in STEM subjects. The company’s platform incorporates lesson planning, curriculum mapped activities; tailored learning journeys and training (CPD), to deliver inspiring STEM lessons. Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning, the tool allow teachers to assess students’ progress to improve learning outcomes, to cross over from other subject areas and teach Computer Science. Pre-prepared cross-curricula lessons incorporate emerging technologies, such as robotics.