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Timeline

This is a brief timeline of the key events in the history of the Learning Foundation and how ewe have got to where we are now.


ATimelinepril 2016
e-Learning Foundation becomes the Learning Foundation


ATimelinepril 2015
Valerie Thompson retires as CEO and succeeded by Paul Finnis


MTimelineay 2014
Jerry Roest becomes Chairman


JTimelineanuary 2014
Launch of Mind the Gap campaign by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Lord Puttnam


ATimelinepril 2013
European Schoolnet Creative Classrooms Lab programme starts with
9 EU countries led by Foundation in UK


DTimelineecember 2009
Foundation asked to join ministerial task force on the home access programme


STimelineeptember 2006
Lord Mitchell becomes chairman


ATimelinepril 2004
Donation Management Service is launched to help manage parental donations


NTimelineovember 2003
Graham Wylie pledges support for major rollout across the North East


MTimelinearch 2003
Baroness Estelle Morris becomes the new Chair


OTimelinectober 2001
First grants awarded
First school launches the first 1:1 programme


STimelineeptember 2001
First grant round launched


ATimelinepril 2001
Microsoft Support, Microsoft provide £1m launch funding
Department of Education agrees to match fund


FTimelineebruary 2001
Chief Executive appointed – Valerie Thompson joins
Launch reception takes place at the House of Lords, attended by Rt Hon David Blunkett MP.


OTimelinectober 2000
Government support, Gordon Brown announces £5m for e-LF to support
Wired Up Communities programme


JTimelineanuary 2000
Charity formed, Trustees appointed and chaired by Professor Henry Beker


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