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Founder and CEO
Apps are affecting most adults’ lives; however the impact upon children and education has not yet been fully felt.
We live in a unique time where the majority of homes and now schools, own a number of mobile devices; however the content, specifically educational, remains largely unregulated and untested.
In light of this, Justin felt it was important to create an app store to drive up the standards of educational apps and enable the next generation of educators and learners.
Justin lives in London with his wife and enjoys running, reading, travel and extreme skiing. He has completed a number of half/full marathons for charity and recently trekked to Everest.
Learning by App
Not all games that claim to be educational stand up to scrutiny. 32% of games on the Apple app store have an educational claim or learning goal, but “a great majority… are not very good games and they are not very good at stimulating learning” (Lauri Jarvilehto, Rovio). We hear…