News

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

 
20th March, 2020
For the dedicated teachers and students currently or potentially affected by the coronavirus outbreak, we’re here to support for the rest of the school year.
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20th March, 2020
Anyone can be an engineer! Siemens DIY Science videos were originally launched in the summer of 2017 to bring basic engineering and science to life at the kitchen table. Siemens recognises that from next week, many families will be working from home or self-isolating due to the Coronavirus.
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20th March, 2020
Earwig Lite is now available for free to everyone wishing to manage education during the Corona Crisis.
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20th March, 2020
HelpKidzLearn provides online learning for Special Education through a range of accessible software. There are a variety of free resources available, including choice-making activities, curriculum-aligned multiple-choice questions, and games.
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20th March, 2020
Paul Whiteman, general secretary of school leaders' union NAHT, said:
ICT for Education
20th March, 2020
Following the news that schools in England are to close from Friday, Simon Barnes, former teacher and founder of online tuition company TLC LIVE says that the company has seen a spike in requests for tuition and as a result, needs the government to speed up DBS checks:Simon Barnes, founder and CEO, TLC LIVE
ICT for Education
20th March, 2020
Pupils won’t be able to go back “for quite a considerable time”, the education secretary tells Sky News.
ICT for Education
20th March, 2020
Tes reports, Education secretary confirms QTS rules will be relaxed so supply of new teachers is not disrupted by outbreak
ICT for Education
20th March, 2020
BBC Reports……The UK government has promised to give more details on how school closures will affect students and parents after criticism over a lack of clarity.
ICT for Education
19th March, 2020
Seymour & Lerhn have released their primary school education service for free until the 15th May, to help support primary school teachers across the UK during the Coronavirus outbreak.
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