News

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

 
22nd February, 2018
Tes reports that continuous computer-based assessment could ‘displace’ final exams, assessment boss predicts – but people would have to ‘believe the machine’
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21st February, 2018
Britain has a severe teacher shortage, Laura McInerney writes for The Guardian reports.
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21st February, 2018
Tes reports that fifteen per cent of non-association independent schools – 143 schools in total – were rated “inadequate” in their most recent inspections: an increase of two percentage points since figures were last published in July.
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21st February, 2018
Flagship schemes with Google and Microsoft aim to help schools make of the most of their existing investments and supercharge their approach to technology
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21st February, 2018
Bucks pupils create thousands of apps and games to take computing prize
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21st February, 2018
New survey of six and a half thousand young people reveals nearly half don’t think social media companies consider their safety when developing new products.
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20th February, 2018
- film education awards ceremony celebrating young people’s creativity to take place on 13 March at BFI Southbank -
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16th February, 2018
A recent survey conducted by an online label company revealed 32% of people said developing modern skills is the biggest advantage when using technology in schools. Overall 88% of people acknowledge technology has an overwhelmingly positive effect on students.
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13th February, 2018
A recent statement tweeted by Ofsted said it existed to be a ‘force for improvement’. It is, of course, deluded. One primary headteacher explains why in Teachwire.
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13th February, 2018
The Guardian reports that nearly 2,300 malpractice offences were committed by staff in educational institutions offering OCR exams between 2012 and 2016, according to data obtained through a freedom of information request by the Sunday Times.
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