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Gain key insights from the shapers and shakers in education with NetSupport Radio, the official broadcaster of Bett 2023

NetSupport Radio (Part of NetSupport, the global experts in School IT solutions), has been chosen to be the official broadcaster of Bett 2023 (29-31st March 2023), the world’s biggest EdTech show for the global education community to explore cutting-edge education technology.

Providing an interactive forum for visitors to explore, debate and reflect on education technology, NetSupport Radio will broadcast an engaging and informative mix of interviews, analysis and debate on the biggest issues in education throughout the show.

Powered by Anderton Tiger Radio and hosted by Bett legend and schools radio broadcaster Russell Prue, attendees can get involved by sharing their ‘best of Bett’ thoughts via Twitter using #NetSupportRadio and #Bett2023 throughout the three days. Show attendees are also encouraged to visit the radio station at stand SE51 for a chance to feature on the show.

Broadcasting daily at 3pm throughout Bett 2023, anyone can download the NetSupport Radio app to their smartphone to listen live or listen back to the daily Bett broadcasts. The app also features regular podcasts throughout the year.

The educators, leaders, and EdTech pioneers who have featured on NetSupport Radio include:

 

  • Abid Patel – IT Director at Newham Community Learning
  • Sue Atkins – Parenting Coach and former Deputy Headteacher
  • Monica Burns – Curriculum and EdTech Consultant
  • Tim Evans – Educational Technology and Innovation Coordinator at American International School Abu Dhabi
  • Caroline Wright – Director General of BESA
  • Al Kingsley – Author and Chair of a MAT

Commenting on plans for this years’ NetSupport Radio at Bett 2023, Al Kingsley, NetSupport CEO, said:

“Bett is always a welcome opportunity for educators and industry to listen, learn and discuss the role technology has in supporting schools to deliver positive impact. We are thrilled to be the official broadcaster of Bett 2023, ensuring there is a channel for everyone to reflect, respond and have their voice heard throughout the show. I’d encourage all from across the sector to listen live, engage on social media and visit the station at stand SE51 to make their contribution – all are welcome!”

Louisa Hunter, Portfolio Director at Bett, said:

“Bett is the leading global gathering of the EdTech community and giving attendees the chance to hear from some really influential people in the industry, both in the run up to the show and at the show itself, plays a vital part in bringing the community together.  We are excited to team up with NetSupport Radio to provide an important space for voices to be heard and for educators to hear direct from experts on the numerous positive opportunities edtech offers.”

Lord Jim Knight of Weymouth also commented:

“Bett is the leading global gathering of the EdTech community and I’ve been speaking and attending the event for years.  Bett gives attendees the chance to hear from some really influential people in the industry, both in the run up to the show and at the show itself and plays a vital part in bringing the community together.  I’m excited to be joining Russell at the show for another of our regular conversations about the sector. His broadcasts on NetSupport Radio provide an important space for voices to be heard and for educators to hear direct from experts on the numerous positive opportunities edtech offers.”

NetSupport, which has been shortlisted in the Bett Awards 2023, has also just released a ‘Bett 2023 – The highlights’ video to help visitors make the most of their visit. In addition to hosting the official radio station of Bett, NetSupport will be on hand to offer advice and expertise to schools on effective and impactful edtech solutions and implementation. Stop by and meet author of ‘My Secret #EdTech Diary’, My School #Governance Handbook and Bett speaker, Al Kingsley, and access digital copies of the FREE education magazine ‘R.I.S.E.’ and ‘A Guide to Creating a Digital Strategy in Education’.

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Notes to editors 

About NetSupport

NetSupport is an award-winning developer of classroom instruction, IT management and online safety solutions for schools worldwide. Built on impact, evidence and co-production, its flexible cloud-based and on-premise solutions help schools manage and maximise their classroom and school-wide technology. visit www.netsupportsoftware.com

About Anderton Tiger Radio (Russell Prue)

Russell has worked at the BBC, RM and the Department for Education and is well reported and a respected opinion leader. He has also presented at every BETT since 1985 and has seen many changes in the technology landscape. Russell also hand-builds Radio Stations for Schools, Academies and Colleges and has just installed his 381st station. Russell will be using the same broadcasting equipment on the stand that he makes for Schools.

To learn more about Russell, click here. 

About Bett

Bett is the global community for education technology. We spark ideas, create connections and accelerate trade, driving impact and improving outcomes for teachers and learners. We pride ourselves in providing world class content, networking and discovery of the latest innovations. Across the year, we host webinars, CPD sessions and publish articles from the leaders in education in our Community Hub. Our events in the UK, Brazil and Asia are where we bring our community together to spark ideas, create connections and accelerate trade.

Bett has also launched Connect @ Bett this year, where you can select one-to-one introductory meetings with solution providers to help you find the right products for your schools quickly and easily.

Bett 2024 will be back on the 24th-26th January 2024 at the ExCeL London. Find out what’s new this year and register now at uk.bettshow.com

About Hyve Group
Hyve Group is a UK FTSE LISTED COMPANY and one of the largest event organisers in the world. We specialise in running market-leading events in emerging markets and are one of the world’s leading organisers of international trade exhibitions and conferences. We organise over 250 exhibitions and conferences worldwide, with many market-leading events and well-known brands in key industry sectors.