AMSTERDAM, Dec. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FeedbackFruits has been selected from more than 1,100 submissions as the winner of the Reimagine Education Awards 2022 Silver Award in the Learning Assessment category for their five tools for diversified assessment. Two other FeedbackFruits projects were also shortlisted, in the Innovation in Business Education and The Power of Partnerships categories.
The Reimagine Education Awards is the largest global awards program for innovative pedagogy. Organized by the Wharton School and QS Quacquarelli Symonds, the awards celebrate approaches that improve student learning outcomes and employability, fundamentally changing the educational landscape.
Nunzio Quacquarelli, President, QS and Co-Founder of Reimagine Education, said: “It is a pleasure and a privilege to provide a global platform to the projects, pedagogy and solutions that represent the future of education. With more than With 500 international independent judges participating in the evaluation process, plus a distinguished 25-person Grand Jury, our winners have received the unequivocal support of expert educators around the world and should be exceptionally proud of their achievement.”
Since 2012, FeedbackFruits has been developing evidence-based pedagogical technology in collaboration with leading institutions, such as Cornell University, Deakin University and IE Business School. The winning FeedbackFruits project consists of six multi-level, holistic assessment learning resources that help institutions scale and innovate their assessment practices.
Ewoud de Kok, CEO of FeedbackFruits, believes this achievement reflects the emerging need for innovative pedagogical practices: “The importance of promoting more authentic assessment is becoming increasingly apparent in the industry. FeedbackFruits is proud to be one of many innovators in higher education and edtech that are transforming the way we evaluate student progress and achievement.”
For Joost Verdoorn, Chief Product Officer at FeedbackFruits, the awards legitimized the company’s focus on the teacher experience: “Our assessment tools have been developed from start to finish with higher education institutions. It is because of their insights and feedback that we’ve been able to create effective technology that improves learning outcomes and saves educators time in the process.”
This achievement reaffirms FeedbackFruits’ mission to support educational institutions in providing a more personalized, engaging and meaningful learning experience for all students.
About Feedback Fruits
FeedbackFruits is an EdTech scale-up based in Amsterdam with the mission to help nurture a generation of critical and empathetic thinkers through pedagogical innovation. The tools include a range of learning activities, such as self- and peer-assessment, online discussions, and team-based learning. For more information, visit feedbackfruits.com.
About Reimagine Education Awards 2022
Reimagine Education is a global conference and competition, open to education innovators from around the world. For more information, visit reimagine-education.com.
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