The Educational Chat Network
EST. 2010

Discussion and media network with a focus on education.
Initially started for University students and graduates to collaborate, in 2020 we opened our doors to the public to learn & share alike.
You’ll find lesson plans, ideas, resources, videos, inspiration and can write on the wall below.
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Works with any classroom, any device.

What is EdChat?

Lesson Plans

Free on demand lesson plans with resources attached. Any teacher can add or develop lesson plans on EdChat, we encourage collaboration for the benefit of education.
Remember to leave a rating this helps ensure your receive the best possible content.
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We only want the very best lesson plans and ideas quickly accessible. If a lesson plan has poor reviews it will be unapproved for the author to make improvements before it is republished. It's free to access or submit lesson plans and articles.

Teaching Resources

Educational resources to support education. It's free to use the teaching resources marketplace. This is great to share free resources, or you can buy and sell educational materials.
Remember to rate the resources and suggest improvements to the creator.
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If you know a way to improve the resource you've downloaded, tell the creator. We love to see resource updates and development through collaboration.

Educational Jobs & Services

For Teachers: Do you want to share your knowledge with a lot more students? We show your profile to students both locally and from all over the world. Using the EdChat Network you can deliver an offline or online lesson anywhere and anytime you like. You can also browse ads from students or schools.
For Students: Don’t want to just learn from the teachers in your area? No problem, we have a rich nation-wide teacher base that can teach you from academic subjects to extracurricular actives. Just type in the subject you want, and we will find you the right teacher. You can choose the teachers you like, chat before you book and learn just way you like.
Remember to give tutors and teachers feedback.
★★★★★ Give or recieve feedback for the service.

Discussion Forums

Open discussions about teaching, education, subjects and most other things. Learning for life.
This is also where some of our ideas are developed through collaboration.
★☆★☆★ Discus Develop Divulge
Whether you're a teacher, a resource developer, interested in education or passionate about learning you'll find a conversation on EdChat. It's free to use the forums.


One of our favourite resources. A huge free to access gallery for education provided by The Institute of Art.
"Use a picture. It's worth a thousand words."
~ Arthur Brisbane

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Our History
UnLtd INSTITUTE OF ART The Academic Group is part of The EdChat Network, committed to philanthropic ventures. Ensuring all children around the world are given equal access to outstanding education. Edchat works with an unincorporated arts charity called the Institute of Art (IOA) it was founded in 2012 at Anglia Ruskin University. Funded by UnLtd it was able to launch short term projects to promote the arts within early education. Now the IOA works as a branch of EdChat, hosting educational arts workshops using world leading methods with teaching by internationally acclaimed artists and educators.
In the end, everyone wins, especially students. And that's what it's all about.
★ EdChat and are trademarks of Ferdinand Asset Management (FAM®): Registered in the United Kingdom : UK00003180480/UK00003264547.
★ HMRC Charity Number: 0106023214.



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