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Elsium Rocks The North East!

David Kirtlan has engaged more than 200 children with music through #iPadband once again! Working with schools across Tyneside, he has been creating, arranging and developing the skills of children from year 3 up, in performing as part of the #iPadband for their... read more

#iPadband Wows the Music Education Hub Conference

The #ipadband programme is renowned throughout schools and other organisations for its innovative way of engaging learners with music, but this time the #ipadband faced its toughest audience yet – a room full of music education specialists – and the... read more

iPad Band Funding Bid Submitted

The #iPadband programme has been overwhelmingly positive over the last six years, with hundreds and hundreds of children engaging with music as a result! To continue our work we have sought funding to enable us to create an iPad band programme that will give more... read more

WW1 Film Project Awards Success for Wakefield Schools

“It was just like the Oscars!” Held at the magnificent Wakefield Cathedral, the stage was set to welcome the children; teachers; VIPs and the Mayor & Mayoress of Wakefield to the WW1 Film Project Awards event!   The excitement began to build as... read more

It’s our 6th Birthday!

This week we’re celebrating our 6th birthday – and what a six years it’s been!   We have met so many amazing people, doing amazing things in and beyond their classrooms. We’ve trained and up-skilled hundreds and hundreds of teachers, and... read more

Strike A Chord iPad Band

250 non-musicians perform in the battle of the bands competition using mobile learning technology, thanks to Elsium’s Strike A Chord programme. Pupils from 16 schools across North Tyneside are participating in Elsium’s Strike A Chord iPad band programme. The programme... read more

WW1 Film Project Funding Approved

We are pleased to announce that we have received confirmation that our WW1 film project has been successful! What is the project? This project utilises mobile learning technology to research, capture and showcase stories to engage learners with the heritage of WW1 in... read more

Inspiring Young Enterprise!

We are pleased to announce that our Director of Operations, Lois Mee, has been asked to join the judging panel for the Young Enterprise 2016 competition. Young Enterprise is a charity that empowers young people to harness their personal and business skills. Working... read more

BETT Show #iPadband

The days are ticking down to the BETT Show 2016, and David Kirtlan’s #iPadband is getting ready to rock the thousands of attendees at this years show. This year’s band is comprised of two schools, one primary, one secondary; and is made up of musicians and... read more

UBTECH, December 2016

“The Gift of Coding”


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Inspire to Learn, iPad Band, November 2016

“Livin’ On A Prayer”

Inspire 2 Learn Blog

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FSB Voice, November 2016

“Education Firm Appoints Staff For Digital Demand”

FSB West Yorkshire Voice Magazine

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Top Education Tweets, June 2016

“Children Creating an iPad Band in Middlesborough”


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Inspire to Learn, iPad Band, June 2016

“He is the music man”

Inspire 2 Learn Blog

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Churchill iPad Band, May 2016

“iPad Band guru David Kirtlan”

My Great Blog – Churchill School

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Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce, March 2016

“Education landscape in Gulf region to change dramatically in the next five years”

Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce Blog

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PCR-Online Blog:

8 Cool Things To See At Bett 2016

“The iPad Band”

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Making History Launch 2015

“Education training will be led by Apple and education specialist David Kirtlan.”


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Making History Launch 2015

“Batman star Colin McFarlane launches war history story”

Lincoln Echo

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GESS 2015

“Technology not coming in to replace pen and paper”


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