Dr Andrew Manches

Senior Lecturer

Dr Andrew Manches is a Senior Lecturer in Learning Sciences and Director of the Children and Technology group. He is a past ESRC Future Research Leader and now leads the UK side of a $2.4million Science Learning+ project with the US. He leads/has led various funded projects centred around the role of interaction in how we think and learn, and the implications for early learning technologies. He marries his academic world with industry as CEO of an early learning technology company, Pling Ltd. Email:  a.manches@ed.ac.uk. Call on: 0131 651 6242

Or write/visit here:
Room 4.16, St John's Land
The Moray House School of Education and Sport
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh EH8 8AQ

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