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
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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
You’ve made the decision to attend BETT this week and want to make the most of every single minute, given that time out of school is precious and needs to be justified.
You would welcome some simple tips on making the most of your time at BETT, knowing that a little …Continue Reading
Today, we take a look at how technology is helping to support young people’s learning outside of the school gates. In fact, for these young people, it’s the majestic arch of Wembley Stadium that welcomes them as they use The Learning Zone at Wembley Stadium.Continue Reading
Yesterday’s Autumn Statement (previously known as the Pre-Budget Report) provided some additional detail on school funding up until the end of Parliament. A total of £1.2 billion capital funding was announced for the period 2012-13 to 2014-15.
The statement detailed that there will be £600 million to fund 100 additional Free …Continue Reading