MirandaNet associate Radiowaves win the BETT12 ICT Company of the Year Award

BETT the educational technology showWe're extremely proud to announce that Radiowaves won ICT Company of the Year (Less than £1 Million) at the 2012 BETT Awards in London.

This is a fantastic achievement for Radiowaves and we'd just like to take this opportunity to thank every Teacher, pupil and project partner that has helped us along the way and makes us what we are.

Safe school podcasting, video and blogs for young people to report on their world

Radiowaves is a free, safe social network for schools. An easy and supported way for pupils to publish podcasts, videos and blogs to a global audience, connect with each other and report on their world. Radiowaves has 2,500 schools, 40,000+ young people and 6,000 teachers from 23 countries.

'In the past year, an amazing transformation has taken place within the lives of certain students here at Catmose College. They have become involved with Radiowaves ... some have become more confident, released their inhibitions, some have enhanced certain life skills like leadership, team-working as well as journalistic and literacy skills.' Beth Smith, College Librarian, Catmose College

'Radiowaves has transformed learning in our school.' Aimee Barton, Assitant Head, Bedford Primary School

Want to join in?


If you have any questions about using Radiowaves or would like to discuss any ideas feel free to contact Jemma Akers, Radiowaves Co-ordinator, on 0113 246 9989 or email .

To find out more about Radiowaves whilst you are at BETT and arrange a time to meet up please contact our Head of Partnerships, Sharon Middleton, on 07908 403521 or email .

Sharon has worked at Radiowaves since it started in 2004 supporting schools and education partners to use social media for learning through relevant, engaging and safe projects. As an Associate Producer of factual documentary and entertainment programmes for four years in the television industry and a TEFL Teacher in Taiwan, Sharon strongly believes in the power of media, creativity and communication as learning tools.

[Back to the top]