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

Projects

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

 

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

 

Using embodied mechanisms to support computing teaching.

How interaction with materials influences the way children think and learn.