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The Guardian reports that startups are creating toys that teach robotics, games that help kids code and apps for teachers in an industry forecast to be worth £129bn by 2020.
‘If schools stop teachers fleeing the profession, budgets will look after themselves’
The Tes reports that one department head provides her advice on maximising resources, reducing workload and improving productivity in schools.
A specialist schools Internet Service Provider has been unveiled as the industry’s best network security provider in the UK.
UK government wants to give 6,000 teenagers cyber security training.
Computer Weekly reports that the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is to launch a cyber security training programme for schoolchildren later this year.
The Guardian reports that the school funding crisis is being felt all ........
New deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment
Gov.UK reports that the DfE is to offer schools the chance to save on tablets, laptops and desktop devices.
The BBC reports that schools should provide more opportunities for pupils to learn how to manage money properly, education watchdog Estyn has said.
Teachers to receive overall 1 per cent pay rise
The Tes reports that September’s pay deal will see “small proportion” of teachers at the bottom of the main scale receiving 2 per cent.
The Guardian reports that almost a quarter of the teachers who have qualified since 2011 have already left the profession, according to official figures that have prompted further concerns about the pressures on the profession.
Do the Robot with the micro:bit Powered :MOVE Mini Buggy
Latest project from Kitronik provides children with fun introduction to coding and robotics using the micro:bit
The Telegraph reports that Theresa May has been told to go on a billion-pound spending spree to protect school funding by one her most senior Cabinet ministers, it can be disclosed.
What is driving so many young teachers out of the profession?
The TES reports that we are now at that point in the year when schools will be trying to finalise their staffing structures for .......
Despite computing education in UK schools going through a massive revolution over the past few years to try and .....
Teacher shortage crisis deepens, new DfE figures show
The TES reports that teacher vacancies have seen a sharp 26 per cent increase in the past year, amid growing concerns about teacher shortage.
The TES reports that recent proposals that would change how Ofsted inspects schools risk increasing the pressure felt by those being assessed.
Plan for more grammar schools abandoned
The BBC reports that the creation of a new wave of grammar schools in England is not included in the government’s plans for legislation.
Commenting on the Queen’s Speech, Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT said:......
Manchester Grammar School announced as the winner of CityVerve’s Next Generation:......
Challenge set for Manchester school’s to connect the unconnected, using technology to make people’s lives easier .
The BBC reports that computing education in England’s schools is going through a revolution, but there is evidence that too few pupils want to be part of it.
£5m project brings superfast broadband to 341 schools
The BBC reports that a total of 341 schools across Wales are set to get superfast broadband, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has announced.
The Guardian reports that from computer coding to toilet unblocking, we need well-rounded citizens, not rote-taught robots – and what you learn shouldn’t depend on where you live.
Recognising the growth in the demand for tech skilled workers
Embracing Digital Technology in Further Education' forum will provide essential insight into how technology can be used to better equip students with ......
The TES reports that teachers do themselves no favours when they immediately take to social media to see the reaction to a GCSE exam, argues one secondary English teacher.
Teachers on Twitter: Is it CPD?
Maria Cunningham in SecEd reports that a lot of teachers will wax lyrical about the power of Twitter when it comes to sharing resources and best practice
The TES reports that the vast majority of teachers do not expect any improvement to schools after the general election, despite education policies shaping a .........
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Out with the old school? The rise of ed tech in the classroom

The Guardian reports that startups are creating toys that teach robotics, games that help kids code and apps for teachers in an industry forecast to be worth £129bn by 2020.

‘If schools stop teachers fleeing the profession, budgets will look after themselves’

The Tes reports that one department head provides her advice on maximising resources, reducing workload and improving productivity in schools.