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IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Finalists for the 2018 Learning Impact Awards

IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Finalists for the
2018 Learning Impact Awards

Organizations Recognized for Innovative Solutions that
Improve Learning and Inspire Educational Technology Leaders


LAKE MARY, Florida, 27 April 2018 — IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), the world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing edtech interoperability, innovation, and learning impact announced today that 26 projects were selected to advance to the final round of competition for the 2018 Learning Impact Awards.

The annual Learning Impact Awards competition identifies innovative applications of educational technology that have high potential to improve learning impact and experiences through increased student access, improved student outcomes, and greater affordability.

This year's finalists were selected from all entries received through the open call for nominations and from regional competitions held around the world. All finalists will advance to the final round of competition, which will take place at the 2018 Learning Impact Leadership Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, 21-24 May.

panel of experts evaluates the entries—consisting of a short video pitch, detailed project flyer, and a brief Q&A session—using eight established criteria to determine their learning impact in an educational setting. 

In addition to the panel, the broader edtech community is invited to review and vote on the final projects. Public voting closes at noon EDT on Wednesday, 23 May, and the medal winners will be announced during the Learning Impact Leadership Institute awards luncheon on 24 May.

For more information on the Learning Impact Awards go to www.imsglobal.org/LIA.
 
About IMS Global Learning Consortium
IMS Global Learning Consortium is a nonprofit organization that advances technology to affordably scale and improve educational participation and attainment. IMS Global members are leading suppliers, institutions, and government organizations that are enabling the future of education by collaborating on interoperability and adoption initiatives. IMS Global sponsors the Learning Impact Leadership Institute, a global program focused on recognizing the impact of innovative technology on educational access, affordability, and quality while developing the people and ideas to help shape the future of educational technology.

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