Share • Inspire • Educate

We're a team of educators and STEM enthusiasts helping teachers make better use of EdTech in the classroom to inspire students.

Magpie Education has developed a series of EdTech kits to help inspire Computing & STEM learning in UK schools. It brings together the best robotics, AR/VR, AI and unplugged activities. Our EdTech kits have a focus on Project Based Learning that opens-up an engaging world of physical computing, where learners experience the joy of creating.

Our experienced team of educators have created lesson plans that are mapped back to the National Curriculum and apply real-word learning. Our Planning & Assessment App supports teachers with ensuring curriculum coverage, finding resources and sharing best practice. It allows them to find CPD, tailor learning journeys and get real-time reports on their students progress.

Our mission is to ensure that all students have an inspiring STEM education; equipping them with with the skills for the modern workplace.

Our Team

Educators • Developers • Innovators

Laurence Ellis

Business Development

Laurence's passion for EdTech & STEM is born from his 20 years working as a provider for the education sector and is currently pioneering new approaches in the delivery of education globally sector.

Dominic Keen


Dominic is a successful British entrepreneur and founder of Britbots. Having previously floated the software business he founded on the London Stock Exchange, he now helps exciting ventures to maximise their growth potential. His fascination with all things robotic drives an impassioned evangelism of the field.

Somesh Selvachandran


Somesh built electronic trading systems for Morgan Stanley, before leaving to co-found Innovate My Curriculum and Talking Circles. He enjoys pouring his passion for computing into projects to help teachers in the classroom and get more kids coding.

Mark Chambers

Strategy Lead

Leader of a team of pedagogic innovators working with schools to promote good practice in learning and teaching. Ex-CEO of Naace. Motivated by Learning, EdTech & School Improvement.

Paul Smith-Keitley

EdTech Lead

Paul has a specialism in creative uses of EdTech, Robotics, AI and Mixed Reality. He's experienced in curriculum development and project-based experiential learning. Four times winner of the Upstate NY EdTech challenge and a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.

Sarah Wisbey

Comms Lead

Sarah’s experience teaching in Asia inspired her enthusiasm for the use of Technology in the classroom and how STEM subjects are taught. Her interest lead to roles managing communications at Apps for Good as well as online AI and Machine Learning course provider Be Masterly.

Paul Berry

Sales & Marketing Advisor

Paul has 30 years of experience bringing products to global markets and was previously CMO at Promethean. He now helps education-focused businesses design and implement robust go to market strategies.

Mark Dorling


Mark is the former National CPD Coordinator for Computing At School, but is best known for his work in the Digital Schoolhouse project at Langley Grammar School. He is a primary-trained teacher with many years of both primary and secondary teaching, teacher training, commercial educational training and industry experience.

Expert Educators

Our expert teachers bring with them years of experience in the class-room and building curriculum.

We want everyone to have a high quality and inspiring STEM education.

STEM Partners

Magpie have partnered with the best EdTech manufactures to make a difference in your school.

World class educational robotics kits from Canada that feature AI, machine vision and machine learning.
SAM Labs
The SAMLabs kits are a combination of physical and virtual blocks that connect to your system via Bluetooth.
XYZ Printing
XYZ produce the widest range of affordable, compact, plug and play 3D printers on the market.
Pi-Top uses Raspberry Pi to power a laptop. It comes with a breakout board that lets students carry out electronics experiments.
Developing environment solutions since 2004 and are now supplied in over 20 countries around the world.
Wonder Workshop
Designers and creators of the hugely successful Dash and Dot Primary School robots, headquartered in California.
Microsoft AI services, provide an insight into machine vision, sentiment analysis and text interpretation.

EdTech Partners

We've partnered with EdTech providers to bring the best technology to the classroom.

Our Partners