|Limited liability partnership|
|Headquarters||London, United Kingdom|
|Slogan||"The learning platform trusted by leading schools."|
Firefly Learning is a learning platform based in London, England with offices in Sydney, Australia that provides virtual learning platforms to hundreds of schools around the world. Firefly allows teachers, students and parents to publish and access information from anywhere with an internet connection.
In 2000, Firefly Learning was started by two 15-year-old students at St. Paul’s School after they became frustrated with the school’s antiquated intranet system. AS students Joe Mathewson and Simon Hay developed the new easy-to-use system during school holidays. Soon after Forest School expressed interest in the new system and Firefly Learning was born. In 2010 students at Wellington College stranded due to ash cloud grounding thousands of flights were able to continue with lessons via an e-learning platform provided by Firefly Learning. In 2012 BETT nominated Firefly for an Innovation in ICT award for its development of the Student Planner iPad app that automatically updates students' planners with assignments assigned by the teacher. Firefly has been named a BETT finalists every year since, and in 2014 won an innovation award in London.
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