News

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

 
2nd April, 2020
Getech, a Google for Education Premier Partner, has created a hub, Share IT Academy, which provides lots of information and tools to help teachers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis
Studying at home
2nd April, 2020
As the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide Discovery Education wants to reassure their schools that access to your Discovery Education services will continue as normal. If your school is closed or a pupil needs to work from home for any reason, our services offer a wealth of flexible resources that can be adapted to many learning scenarios.
Studying at home
2nd April, 2020
According to TES, there has been a gradual upturn in secondary teachers since 2017, but concerns over ASN and large drops in English and maths teachers since 2008.
ICT for Education
1st April, 2020
We have just launched a Home Access licence to help parents gain access to HelpKidzLearn during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Studying at home
1st April, 2020
£600 worth of always-free software for every school to remotely record and manage pupil wellbeing and health concerns
Studying at home
1st April, 2020
We are offering a free 30-day evaluation period of our platform so that you can decide whether our platform is right for your school
Studying at home
1st April, 2020
An offline artificial intelligence (AI) information processor, a hydro-electric generator and an air quality sensor have been selected as the winners of the Youth Industrial Strategy Competition, a national science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) initiative, supported by UK Research and Innovation, aimed at finding solutions to the greatest challenges facing modern society.
ICT for Education
1st April, 2020
Jumio, an identity verification company, is today providing free identity verification services through its fully automated solution, Jumio Go, to any qualifying organisation directly involved in helping with the COVID-19 situation.
Studying at home
1st April, 2020
According to the Guardian, the National Union of Students has called on universities to cancel or postpone this summer’s exams to avoid further stress and disruption to students’ lives during the coronavirus pandemic.
ICT for Education
1st April, 2020
According to TES, a headteacher is piloting a new course in educational neuroscience, designed to fill a perceived “gap” in conventional teacher training.
ICT for Education