Cottesmore appoints new 'Digital Patron', Priya Lakhani OBE
Cottesmore School are thrilled to confirm Priya Lakhani OBE, Founder CEO of edtech developers CENTURY Tech, has been appointed as ‘Digital Patron’ for Cottesmore School. This role will inspire Cottesmore’s technological approach by supporting digital concepts and learning across all year groups.
By recognising the importance of artificial intelligence in learning, Tom Rogerson, Headmaster of Cottesmore School, says, “we are delighted and honoured to have Ms Lakhani join our community. With the rich wealth of experience Priya has, Cottesmore has the privilege of enjoying not only her incredible entrepreneurial spirit, but her vision for technology’s role in education, alongside her innate understanding on the powerful partnership that learning and technology brings to the forefront of education”. He continues, “Ms Lakhani is perfectly placed to provide Cottesmore with an insight into how technology can continue to support pedagogical techniques and how the Cottesmore children and staff can maximise the immense positives it brings”.
Commenting on the news, Ms Lakhani said “Technology is playing a more important role than ever before in teaching and learning. Schools like Cottesmore are showing that this can actually increase and improve the time that teachers spend with pupils. I am looking forward to working with the brilliant team at Cottesmore to help inspire their pupils to become involved in innovation and technology.”
Ms Lakhani founded CENTURY in 2013 after recognising an opportunity to present all teachers and pupils with access to intelligent tools that help them succeed. A frequent keynote speaker and media commentator, Ms Lakhani brings with her a wealth of experience coupled with her empowering vision which has made CENTURY a technology platform adopted by over 1 million users, globally.