As the amount of information everywhere continues to mount, many pundits believe that data literacy should be taught as a basic skill like English and Maths. But is the UK educational system set up to cope?
‘The benefits of technology speak for themselves – giving teachers back time and enabling more engaging and inclusive lessons,’ says a Neath school that has been using in-class tablets and other IT since its 2016 opening
Government urges all education providers to move to the cloud - announces ‘Education Technology Strategy’
The Department for Education has produced a number of guides aimed at helping education providers improve their use of technology.
Disparate systems and a fear about what information can be shared, which has been heightened by the introduction of GDPR, means care for children in their first three years is not as good as it could be.
Government which tech projects to receive share of £2 million funding - from digital dairy farming to SME productivity
A separate funding competition has also been announced, which will allow businesses, local authorities and academia to test rolling out productivity-boosting technology.
Damian Hinds also announced a £10 million fund to support EdTech in schools and colleges across England.
Survey - Universities lead public sector cloud adoption, local authorities and emergency services lag behind
Not-for-profit technology partner Eduserv and Socitm have conducted research amongst 633 public sector organisations, assessing their motivations for and uptake of cloud technologies.
University says digital mental health service a key plank of its plans to support nervous Freshers later this month - and beyond
Department for Education CTO adopts platform approach, plans audit of legacy, and says GDS “still has a role for us”
Helen Walker, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the Department for Education, talks about the Whitehall organisation’s shift towards the cloud and how it has a adopted a buy not build strategy.
The new T-level qualifications will be delivered from September 2020 and are the government’s attempt to transform technical education across the country - giving pupils an alternative to an academic education.
The dog may still eat your homework - but you can’t claim it ate your software homework reminder, sadly...
Learndirect provides apprenticeships and training to thousands of people every year, yet it has been labelled as “inadequate” by Ofsted.