This extra special round of Technical Seminars took off today at Stansted airport, where we’re celebrating our 20th anniversary. With that in mind, we thought we’d track down* the very first seminar presenter, David Brooks, and ask him to reflect on his experiences way back when. Over to you, David…Continue Reading
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The 7th BETT Radio Show will be broadcast live from the RM Technical Seminars, National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham and will feature many special guests from the world of education technology including Simon Burton, founder of Wired Teachers, on the importance of social networking for educators plus lots more!Continue Reading
Latest statistics from the Department for Education reveal that there are now 1,776 academies open in England (as of 1st April).
This number is made up of 355 sponsored academies and 1,421 converted academies. Between March and April, 123 new academies opened; which brings the total number of academies that have …Continue Reading
We’re used to hearing of initiatives that set new school targets or guidelines. Well here’s an initiative that seems designed for one objective – to save schools money. The newly launched Information Management and Learning Services (IMLS) framework will make it much easier for schools to get a better deal …Continue Reading
As of 1st of March 2012 there were 1,635 academies open in England, of which 1,298 were converted academies and 337 sponsored academies. A further 161 sponsored academies, and 445 converted academies have been approved and are in development.
This represents an enormous growth in the number of academies in the …Continue Reading
Many dyslexic and most visually impaired people will be reading impaired, which means they find it difficult to focus on and track text. Leading provider of technology for learning, RM Education plc [RM], has unveiled a new product designed to help this group use e-readers. ReadRight was the winning entry …Continue Reading
The latest data released by the Department for Education (DfE) shows that as of 1st of February 2012, there are 1,580 academies open in England.
The number of open academies has been steadily increasing, with 337 sponsored and 1,243 converted academies now open in England. This brings the percentage of secondary …Continue Reading
There is little doubt that technology plays a huge role in our society, with increasing use of computer technology in our everyday lives and an increasing number of people working in IT and IT related industries. Yet in contrast, interest in computing related studies at school or university has been …Continue Reading
At BETT this week, schools are discovering just how much money they could save on broadband connectivity, printing costs and utilities like energy by taking part in the ‘Budget Challenge’. Over £3 million of savings have been identified so far, with some schools seeing potential savings of over £100,000.Continue Reading
Earlier today we heard from Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education, as he opened the BETT Show 2012. We’ve summarised the speech and identified the key takeaways so you don’t have to.Continue Reading