Promethean and ClassFlow recognized at GESS Education awards

Published: March 21st, 2017

BLACKBURN (March 20, 2017) – Promethean, the Global education technology solutions provider, was nominated for two GESS Education Awards: Multinational Company of the Year and Best Free App for ClassFlow. Promethean received both nominations while celebrating 20 years of creating dynamic environments, communities, and technology that empower teachers, engage parents, and motivate students to learn.

“It’s a great honour to be recognized by one of the most respected and acknowledged accolades in the education industry,” said Jon McDermott, Head of Middle East and Central Asia, Promethean. “Receiving two award nomination from GESS is certainly a great way to kick-off Promethean’s 20th anniversary.”

The GESS Education awards dinner took place March 15, 2017 at the H Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Celebrating excellence in the education industry, the GESS Education awards highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and people.

ClassFlow – the free next-generation lesson delivery software for interactive touchboards – allows teachers to:

  • Present engaging pen or touch-based lessons on any brand of interactive classroom display
  • Foster collaboration and self-management skills with free ClassFlow student accounts
  • Send quizzes, polls, and activities to students using laptops, Chromebooks™, tablets, smartphones, or learner response clickers
  • Promote parent engagement as an instructional strategy with the free ClassFlow Moments app
  • Recognise outstanding student behavior by sending digital badges to students and parents
  • Discover thousands of interactive lessons, resources, and activities from educators around the world in the Classflow Marketplace

Earlier this year, Promethean introduced the all-new ActivPanel™ with InGlassTM touch and writing technology that offers a lag-free, natural and smooth writing experience. The new ActivPanel comes with an externally accessible Android™ based processor that transforms the traditional projection display into an intelligent hub offering tablet-like capabilities.

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Promethean is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating, and implementing innovative 21st-century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered, and successful. Promethean’s main corporate offices are located in Blackburn, UK, and Atlanta, USA. Promethean is a member of the Net Dragon Websoft, Inc. (HKSE: 0777) group of companies. For more information, please visit

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NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) is a leading innovator and creative force in China’s mobile Internet industry. Established in 1999, NetDragon is a vertically integrated, cutting-edge R&D powerhouse with a highly successful track record which includes the development of flagship MMORPGs such as Eudemons Online and Conquer Online, China’s number one online gaming portal,, and China’s most influential smartphone app store platform, 91 Wireless, which was sold to Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) in 2013 as the largest Internet M&A transaction in China at the time. Being China’s pioneer in overseas expansion, NetDragon also directly operates a number of game titles in over 10 languages internationally since 2003. In recent years, NetDragon has become a major player in global online and mobile learning space as it works to leverage its mobile Internet technologies and operational know-how to develop a game-changing learning ecosystem. For more information, please visit

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