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Company

VotesforSchools

Founded: 2016
Country: United Kingdom 

SAM Learning

Founded: 1993
Country: United Kingdom 
Description

VotesforSchools

VotesforSchools provides weekly resources for teachers to support discussion on a challenging topical issue and the opportunity for children to...
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SAM Learning

SAM Learning provides EEF-proven effective content for Key Stages 3 and 4, helping teachers to find and fill learning gaps...
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Educational Impact

VotesforSchools

reduce teacher workload100%
increase student collaboration100%
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SAM Learning

reduce teacher workload84%
Not measured 
build student knowledge94%
improve attainment87%
reduce attainment gap76%
 
Recommended Usage

One lesson per week (around 30/45 minutes)

EEF-commissioned report that analysed 300,000 students in 250 schools concluded 10+ task hours on SAM Learning results in a P8 gain of +0.2, with disadvantaged learners gaining +0.35.

Most Helpful Reviews

VotesforSchools

Jen, Head of Business and HSc: It is high quality, engaging and allows for students to actively participate in live debates
Helen Keevil, Assistant Head: so user-friendly, current topics which are relevant to the pupils we teach, easy to engage and a wide array of chosen topics so they appeal to every style of teacher & interests of the pupils we teach
Jo Ware, Vice Principal: I think the lessons are fantastic. Topical and interesting bringing together all of the students.
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SAM Learning

Amanda Holt, Timetable and Curriculum Enrchment Coordinator: Ease, convenience, engaging for learners and they mostly enjoy completing the task themselves
clem, out reach teacher: 2 reasons. the work provided is difficult to see and poor quality- i could tell you more second moving round the site is difficult one gets lost
Johann Seager, English Tutor/Manager: I have used and had student success with SAM Learning for a number of years, it is proven to myself that it works extremely well.
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Subjects

VotesforSchools

#13 in Citizenship
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Age Range

VotesforSchools

0-4, 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-18 

SAM Learning

11-13, 14-16 
Features

VotesforSchools

Vendor has not supplied this information 

SAM Learning

Vendor has not supplied this information 
Languages

SAM Learning

English 
Accessibility

VotesforSchools

Vendor has not supplied this information 

SAM Learning

Vendor has not supplied this information 
Policies

VotesforSchools

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 

SAM Learning

Privacy Policy
GDPR
Terms of Service
 
Requirements

VotesforSchools

Internet access

 

SAM Learning

Launch and setup is supported by our technical team - we work with school Network Admin.

 
Training

VotesforSchools

No training required

 

SAM Learning

In Person
Live Online
Webinars
Documentation
Videos
 
Set Up

VotesforSchools

Vendor has not supplied this information

SAM Learning

48 hours

Support

VotesforSchools

Vendor has not supplied this information 

SAM Learning

24/7 Live Rep
Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
FAQs/Forum
Knowledge Base
 
Home Learning

VotesforSchools

Not available To parents
 

SAM Learning

Not available To parents
 
Video
Pricing

VotesforSchools

Free Version
Freemium
Free Trial
Paid Subscription
One-Off Fee
Hourly Rate

VotesforSchools pricing starts from £500 / year

Multi-school discounts available.

SAM Learning

Free Version
Freemium
Free Trial
Paid Subscription
One-Off Fee
Hourly Rate

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