Promethean sponsors ITL Festival

Promethean is to be the lead sponsor of the inaugural Irish Teaching and Learning Festival, held in Citywest Conference Centre, Dublin on 15th and 16th October, 2010. is one of the supporters of this event. The conference will feature education thought leader, and Oscar winning producer, Lord David Puttnam, presenting his vision of how … Read more

Promethean wins 3 awards for excellence

Promethean has won three prestigious awards from the Worlddidac Foundation for excellence in education.  Promethean’s specialised ActivInspire education software, ActivExpression Learner Response System and teacher web community, Promethean Planet, were all honoured in the ‘Information and Communication Technologies’ category.  These awards, which are held biannually, were judged by a jury of teachers and industry experts … Read more

Press Release: Promethean Partners with Bloodhound 1,000mph Supersonic Car Project

Promethean has become the official interactive education technology partner of BLOODHOUND SSC (Supersonic Car) Project.  BLOODHOUND is an engineering project to design and build the first supersonic car capable of achieving 1,000 mph and smash the World Land Speed Record. The three year project is led by Richard Noble OBE and Wing Commander Andy Green … Read more

Redesign of Promethean Planet

Promethean has today unveiled a new look Promethean Planet ( to provide members with a faster, easier and more enhanced user experience.  Available free in 11 languages, this next generation of Planet aims to provide its 600,000 plus teaching members with new functional enhancements. These include a one-click mega-menu and enhanced resource search and filtering, … Read more

Promethean goes mobile

Promethean announced the launch of its new ActivBoard 387 Pro interactive whiteboard Mobile System today.  Essentially it’s a stand that can move your IWB and projector between rooms. It is the first in a new line of modular, upgradable stands from Promethean designed for the education market and it will be introduced towards the end … Read more

Jim Wynn joins Promethean as Chief Education Officer

Promethean announced the appointment of Jim Wynn to its senior management team as Chief Education Officer. Jim has over three decades of experience in education technology across more than fifty countries. He joins Promethean from Cisco, where he led their public sector consultancy for emerging markets, with an emphasis on education. Jim’s previous appointments include … Read more

Promethean Planet now has half a million members

Promethean Planet membership has passed the 1/2 million mark according to a press release from Promethean Ireland today, representing a doubling in membership in one year. It’s a great site with thousands of great downloads so I’m not surprised that so many people have joined it.  It’s got loads of “premium” content from fairly big … Read more

Promethean Update

After the news of all the changes in Promthean yesterday here is an update to the situation.  Thanks to members of the CESI discussion list and to the NCTE for clarifying some matters. Firstly, Promethean (through Clarity or through the UK offices) will be issuing a statement to all schools very shortly to let them … Read more

Big Changes in Promethean Ireland

You really never know who reads your blog until you write something controversial. Yesterday I posted an article about Promethean. As their web site was down and I couldn’t get through to anybody at their distributor, Prim-Ed, as well as the fact that a company called Clarity were investing heavily in the Promethean brand, I … Read more

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