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A massive open online course (Mooc) designed to support the teaching and learning of computing in schools has gone live.
TechSmith teams up with MediaCore
TechSmith has partnered MediaCore, provider of an online media library, to allow users of its Snagit screen capture software to share and manage video content.
The Purston E-ACT Academy in West Yorkshire has rolled out a bring-your-own-devices (BYOD) scheme.
Welcome back!
Welcome back to the new academic year and plenty of new concepts and content from ICT for Education.
Skills Matter is working in partnership with Computing at School and Code Club to support ICT teachers as they prepare for next year’s introduction of computer science as a core subject
Booking opens for National Youth Film Festival
Booking is open for tickets for the first National Youth Film Festival that takes place at venues all over the UK.
Research by Adobe shows that 67% of teachers and lecturers across the primary, secondary and higher education sectors in the UK believe creativity in education is vital to fuel the economy of the future.
Contact Group introduces Reggie
Contact Group, a provider of school-to-home communications solutions, has added a mobile student registration app to its product portfolio.
ICT for Education is planning four conferences for the new academic year, developing its recruitment service and preparing a directory of ICT suppliers.
National Youth Film Festival offers free screenings
The first National Youth Film Festival, a nationwide programme of free film screenings and related activities for children aged five to 19, will run from 21 October to 8 November 2013.
Viglen has been accredited for inclusion on the Government Procurement Service G-Cloud III Framework.
Netop survey notes growing use of tablets in the classroom
Netop has revealed the results of the classroom technology survey it carried out in conjunction with ICT for Education.
Tech City start-up Mobento has raised £1.1 million of seed funding for its educational video hub.
ICT for Education offers free job board
ICT for Education has added a recruitment service to its portfolio of conferences, magazines and newsletters.
Microsoft has selected European Electronique as a supplier partner for its Shape the Future Programme.
OCR plans technology development camps
Exam board OCR is working on an initiative to help teachers design and create innovative educational technology for use in the classroom.
Cabinet Office has set up a cyber security schools program.
Netop iPad competition
Netop, a provider of classroom management software, has introduced version 8 of Vision and Vision Pro, software that supports schools building bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environments.
ICT for Education has added a recruitment service to its portfolio of conferences, magazines, supplements and newsletters. The service is designed to support schools recruiting new staff and education professionals looking for a new position or career opportunity.
Free tickets for Tech City digital summer camp
Tech City, the East London home of more than 1,340 tech companies hacking, building and making cutting-edge digital products, is hosting a Digital Summer Camp from 10 to 12 July.
Netop, a provider of classroom management software, has introduced version 8 of Vision and Vision Pro, software that supports schools building bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environments.
Steljes opens online CPD portal
Technology distributor Steljes has opened an online portal to help schools optimise their IT investment by improving teaching techniques.
ICT for Education is planning to add a recruitment service to its portfolio of conferences, magazines, supplements and newsletters.
Academy Transformation Trust selects Gaia for 3D learning
Academy Transformation Trust has named Gaia Technologies as its preferred provider of ICT services.
Texthelp, a provider of literacy support software, has developed an iPad version of its ReadWrite product that is available immediately from the Apple app store.
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