1870 Education

1870 Education

We empower education organisations to make great digital products. Our clients and partners include: Raspberry Pi Foundation, Department for Education, Nord Anglia Education, FourthRev, and Unthinkable.


Our services enable you to make high quality learning experiences, with exemplary user centred and agile practices.


  • We conduct research to inform product strategy, from generative user research to competitor analysis, and everything in between. 
  • We produce opportunity analysis and recommendations, based on qualitative and quantitative insights.
  • We facilitate design sprints, product vision workshops, and other meetings that will help your team get aligned.
  • We co-create roadmaps, to help your team move forward.


  • We work with you to identify areas for improvement in your team, and coach and support team members of all levels to be more impactful.
  • We run workshops, such as retrospectives, to help your team learn and continuously improve your ways of working.


  • We are knowledgeable about GDPR, the Children’s Code, and other key regulations for digital education businesses.
  • We help you ensure that what you are building complies to key legislation.We are advocates for technology that respects the digital rights of the user.
  • We advise on ethical best practises for the design of educational technology.


“Laura’s the best product person I’ve ever worked with. She’s smart, principled, decisive and ruthlessly focused on removing distractions & getting things done.” — Tom, CTO

“Laura's understanding of how learning and education works (online and offline) has been a big part of [us] successfully building something that is engaging, fun and educationally valuable.” — Oliver, Head of Impact

“She is a natural leader who inspires people to be brave and take risks. This is no easy task, but Laura’s excellent people skills and supportive nature enable her to forge powerful working relationships. She leads with humour, conviction and warmth.” — Katie, Lead Product Designer

“Hire her if you want proper good deep knowledge of the Product discipline, a leader and change-maker that people look up to.” — Anna, Agile Delivery Manager

Contact laura@1870.education