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The 'smart schools' of the future

From using Minecraft to online lessons, technology will continue to change the curriculum

OAT signs ICT framework contract with Capita

Ormiston Academies Trust has awarded Capita Managed IT Solutions a four-year ICT Services Fram...

The new digital strategy: is it what we're looking for?

Rachel Matthews, Director, International Communications at Instructure talks about the new dig...

YouTube educates Internet Citizens

The social network's education project empowers hundreds of UK teens to drive positive change ...

Cyber Discovery programme launches

The new programme from the UK government has launched to unveil the undiscovered cyber securit...

Technology: Helping mind the parent gap

Humphrey Perkins School's Mandy Sharp outlines how technology can assist in filling the inform...

Teachers share views on Internet Safety Strategy green paper

LGfL TRUSTnet have invited teachers to discuss the new Internet Safety Strategy

Me, myself and AI: are robot teachers in our future?

Charley Rogers finds that artificial intelligence is well and truly here to stay

Online sexual harassment a worry for UK teens

New research from Childnet warns that the UK's young people are being targeted with online sex...

Trinity School on turning obstacles into opportunities

Steve Manderson, Assistant Headteacher at Trinity Catholic School, explains how taking a fresh...

CATs system 'could be limiting children's progress'

Almost 4 out of 5 secondary school teachers say CATs could be preventing pupils from achieving...

Cyber Discovery seeks next generation of security talent

The launch of the new UK Government programme sees young people invited to test their skills i...

Tech for learning gets results

Chris Lickfold, Director of Learning for Tring School, reflects on the positive impact of tech...

1/4 of education institutions unprepared for cyber attack

The Advanced Trends Report 2017 shows the education sector is not taking security seriously en...

Liverpool Girl Geeks launch national tech equality programme

InnovateHer is dedicated to encouraging girls ages 11-17 to pursue a career in technology

Over half of 18-24 year olds wish they had learned coding

70% of recent school leavers aged 18 to 24 say they wish they had been taught coding while the...

Third of pre-schoolers now have their own tablet

Rather than using brand new equipment, toddlers are largely benefiting from digital hand-me-do...

On the record: video in the classroom

Howard Burton PhD, Founder and CEO of Open Agenda Publishing, talks about the use of video in ...

Shell's Bright Ideas Challenge returns for 2018

£45,000 of educational prizes are available for winning schools whose pupils create innovative...

Tips to increase student engagement through eLearning

Top 5 VLE e Learning features that can help student engagement, from Elliot Gowans at D2L

How to use gaming to connect with pupils

Winston Poyton, Director at Capita SIMS, believes that schools can use games like Minecraft to...

Social media disrupts 11 days' teaching time a year

Secondary teachers lose 11 days of teaching a year because of pupils accessing social media on...

Kids 'don't know enough to stay safe online'

Over 80% of London Key Stage 2 pupils lack the knowledge to search for information safely onl...

Rooting for a STEM career extends beyond the classroom

Perfect A-Level results don't guarantee a successful career... and less-than-perfect results d...

University to develop computer game for autism

The University of Bedforshire has been awarded a large grant to develop the game for children ...

Free online tutoring for disadvantaged students

The Click Connect Learn fund will finance projects to address inequality in access to educatio...

Half of teachers believe students know more about IT

New research from Sophos reveals teachers' concerns about students' abilities to manipulate sc...

What students and teachers go through when IT doesn't work

A stable infrastructure & consistent network monitoring is ever more important if students & t...

How to engage your students through mobile apps

Paul Swaddle, Co-founder and Chairman of Pocket App, talks immersion in the digital age, and h...

Digital Schools Awards to build Scotland's digital skills

HP, Microsoft, and Intel have teamed up with Education Scotland to advance digital skills and ...

BESA in conversation with Educater

Gareth Heggie, Managing Director at Educater, explains how they are helping academies to monit...

GCSE retakes benefit from free ebooks for English and maths

Jisc have provided a list of over 30 titles that cover all main exam boards for the two core s...

Exam grading accuracy improved by ACJ

A new kind of assessment, similar to that used in optometry, could improve grading accuracy by...

Effective edtech needs to facilitate high-quality teaching

Edtech is one of the fastest growing areas of the digital economy, but is it being used in the...

Groundschool London now open to future young pilots

London's newest training academy offers professional flight simulator training sessions and co...

Safeguarding students: more than just internet monitoring

Al Kingsley, Managing Director at NetSupport, explains why internet monitoring alone is not en...

Microsoft Power BI Helps School Safeguard Students

The internet is a key resource for learning and plays an important part of the recreational ac...

Dynamics 365 and the Future of Cloud Operations

Cloud computing has changed the ways in which day-to-day communications and operations take pl...

D-Tech International scores a 1st at performing arts academy

James Breakell, D-Tech International's UK Managing Director, talks about the company's install...

IKB Academy achieve 100% pass rate in A-Level STEM subjects

IKB Academy, which opened two years ago, celebrated the results of their A-Level students