Dr Andrew Manches

Senior Lecturer (cf Associate Professor)

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

Projects

Our research as part of Move2Learn has demonstrated the value of designing technology to encourage and draw attention to particular ‘concept

Working with UCL Knowledge Lab, Glasgow Science Centre and our US partners to research science thinking for children.

Supporting parent and practitioner learning about children's digital play.

 

Knowledge exchange with Malaysia around developing young children's thinking and computing skills.