News

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

 
8th March, 2019
JD.com, China’s largest retailer, is using its advanced technology to bring augmented reality (AR) features to a picture book that teaches children how to interact safely with strangers.
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7th March, 2019
All primary school pupils will benefit from world leading careers education developed by top industry professionals including the British Chambers of Commerce and BP. GOV.UK reports.
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5th March, 2019
Music teaching could be left behind in an outdated acoustic age if it does not keep up with technology, an in-depth report says. The BBC reports.
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5th March, 2019
Young filmmakers recognised by film talent including Bond producer Barbara Broccoli and stars Eddie Redmayne, Lily James, David Walliams, Andy Serkis, Andrea Riseborough & Bill Nighy
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4th March, 2019
Following a year of new leadership, the digital safety provider unveils new rebrand and launches new classroom management and cloud filtering solutions
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28th February, 2019
Tes is reporting that England will need an estimated 80 more special schools by 2027 as the population bulge moves into secondary schools, FFT Education Datalab has predicted.
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28th February, 2019
For a number of years now, the provision of languages in British schools and universities has been in decline. Yet, as Brexit looms largely on the horizon, there has been much talk in the media and from politicians about the need for a “global Britain”. Sascha Stollhans, Associate in German Studies at Lancaster University and Oranna Speicher, Director of the Language Centre and Assistant Professor in German at the University of Nottingham write in The Conversation
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28th February, 2019
The Department for Education is to press ahead with its latest attempt to assess the abilities of four- and five-year-old children in their first weeks of full-time schooling, despite strong opposition from teaching unions. The Guardian reports
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28th February, 2019
TeenTech Award winners attend Buckingham Palace to celebrate their achievements
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27th February, 2019
More than 100 rural primary schools across England are set to get gigabit-capable broadband connections within the next few months as part of the Government’s commitment to improve internet infrastructure in rural areas. GOV.UK reports.
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