News

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

 
12th August, 2019
Schools face the worst staffing crisis in decades as new teachers quit at the fastest rate on record, the Sunday Mirror can reveal. Almost one in three leave the job within five years of qualifying.
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12th August, 2019
Radio 1 Newsbeat has been to visit what’s thought to be the first school in the UK to be introducing a gaming class into its official curriculum.
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10th August, 2019
Chancellor Sajid Javid said he and the prime minister have asked for a one-year spending round to be completed in September, instead of a lengthier exercise, in a bid to free up departments. Tes reports
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8th August, 2019
Purchase of Leading Virtual and Augmented Reality Provider Highlights Discovery Education’s Commitment to Immersive Learning Experiences
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7th August, 2019
Scotland’s education secretary and deputy first minister John Swinney has said he is pleased with a “strong set of results”, but his Scottish Labour opponents said the figures reflect a “trend of falling attainment.” Sky News reports.
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7th August, 2019
Attitude and behaviour together constitute one of Ofsted’s key assessment elements in their new Inspection Framework. FE News reports.
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6th August, 2019
According to a report by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, Britain’s top 20 universities were not using any inbuilt software to protect their students from falling trap to fraudulent emails. The Mirror reports.
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3rd August, 2019
The National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) is delighted to launch a further seven Computing Hubs, taking the total number to 30 and increasing the geographical reach of the programme.
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3rd August, 2019
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson underlined the vital role of further education and skills on his first visit in post when he met apprentices in Yorkshire yesterday (1 Aug). FE News reports.
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1st August, 2019
According to ITV News the Department for Education is to launch a competition to find the best apps to help disadvantaged families to boost their children’s education.
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