News

Please find a selection of news stories relating to technology in education and to the challenges facing schools and teachers.

 
23rd March, 2019
According to The Independent, spending on Sure Start centres across England has been slashed by nearly a quarter in four years, figures show, as thousands of vulnerable children and families are left to “fend for themselves”.
ICT for Education
22nd March, 2019
TrouDigital produce versatile and resilient digital signage which enables customers to deliver targeted information to teachers, staff and visitors using a wide range of media tools.
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20th March, 2019
Government plans to reform the accountability system could result in struggling schools having to wait an extra two years for Department for Education support. Tes reports.
ICT for Education
20th March, 2019
Sky News is reporting that senior teachers across England are calling on the government to scrap SATs for Key Stage 2 students and look at alternative methods of testing 10 and 11 year olds.
ICT for Education
20th March, 2019
“Creativity is a step beyond imagination: it is putting your imagination to work.” – Sir Ken Robinson
ICT for Education
19th March, 2019
A headteachers’ union is urging Ofsted and the Department for Education to provide answers on what constitutes off-rolling after a recent crackdown on the practice by inspectors. Tes reports
ICT for Education
19th March, 2019
Specialist teachers for deaf children are battling stress, spiralling workloads and excessive hours as the system falls into crisis, the National Deaf Children’s Society has warned. FE News reports.
ICT for Education
18th March, 2019
They can communicate expressively using facial gestures, spoken words and coloured light. They are able to ‘see’ faces, movement, and colour; and they can ‘hear’ spoken words and typed text. Children are able to develop algorithms that use these inputs and outputs to give the robots human-like behaviour.
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18th March, 2019
Renishaw hosted a regional heat of EngineeringUK's Robotics Challenge, to give young people the opportunity to put their engineering and computing skills to the test, in a real-world environment
ICT for Education
18th March, 2019
London, United Kingdom, Announcing the launch of Volangua. Created by a collective of professionals from the language education sector, with a mission to make learning a language accessible to everyone, Volangua aims to change the way people access and participate in language courses.
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