News

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

 
7th February, 2019
According to ITV, an additional 54 classrooms will be built in schools as part of a £36 million fund to reduce infant class sizes, Education Minister Kirsty Williams has announced.
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7th February, 2019
Evening Standard is reporting that a new film being shown in schools warns children and teenagers against becoming absorbed by social media.
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6th February, 2019
A fully integrated 50 Touch Projected Capacitive Touch Table available in 4K & HD. It includes an ANDROID control system and choices of specification for integrated PC, the 65” version is electronically height adjustable making it perfect for meeting rooms, classrooms, reception areas and events.
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6th February, 2019
On the 15th of March 2019, Reply will launch the second edition of the Reply Code Challenge, a team-based coding competition open to students and professional coders. This year will see an additional challenge, which will be open to teenagers from the ages of 14 to 19, the Reply Code Challenge Teen Edition.
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4th February, 2019
Phones and social media are an inevitable part of our youth culture and it would be unfair to stigmatise young people for their desire to be active online, especially when society is ever more centred on the internet. However, recent data from The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) shows that 84% of teachers are concerned about the effects of social media on students’ wellbeing. Huff Post reports.
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1st February, 2019
Schools in England are merging into larger academy chains and slashing costs in a bid to manage “unsustainable” deficits, according to an authoritative survey of more than 1,000 academies. The Guardian repor
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1st February, 2019
Ofsted has set out plans to rebalance school inspection, but is still failing to address the most crucial problem, says Dr Andrew Clapham in SecEd
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1st February, 2019
I have regularly attended the BETT Show for the past few years now, and my reaction upon entering the hall is always the same: No matter how well I’ve researched the stands that I want to visit, as soon as I walk in I feel almost overwhelmed by the sheer scale of the event. I know that I am going to see exciting products that I simply have to investigate, or that I will be pulled aside by an exhibitor who will show me a new product that simply blows my mind. Mark Kelly
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30th January, 2019
free up time for teachers to teach and more intuitively protect pupils. It is not so far away! by Jeremy Cooper, Managing Director, RM Education
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30th January, 2019
ICAP CHARITY DAY AWARD ANNOUNCED SUPPORTING YOUTH MENTAL WELLBEING THROUGH FILM
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