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
The University of Edinburgh
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh EH8 8AQ
Scotland
UK

Projects

Researching children's interaction with their personal data.

 

Internet of Things for early learning.

 

Developing a digital ‘embodied learning’ exhibit as part of Move2Learn.

 

Numbuko is a virtual manipulative version of everyday colour maths materials for eary numeracy, but with many benefits, such as blocks changing col