Audio-visual technology in the classroom
This survey by Sanyo into audiovisual technology in the classroom has revealed that two thirds of teachers in the United Kingdom believe technology improves behaviour in students, amongst other positive influences.
A new conversation with parents: How can schools inform and listen in a digital age?
This report, commissioned by the Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning, and published by the family support organisation, Family Lives, urges schools, Ofsted and Government to consider ‘safe’ ways of sharing the views of existing parents and pupils on a wide range of issues within the school community.
The Wolf Review misses a technology trick
Kirstie Donnelly MBE, Director of Service Design & Development at learndirect, considers the missing piece of the Wolf Review puzzle: technology.
Skype In The Classroom
Teachers all over the world are using Skype to make learning more exciting and memorable. Skype offers an immediate way to help students discover new cultures, languages and ideas, all without leaving the classroom...
Are UK schools a playground for hackers?
As teenage hackers tweet news of their attacks, and changes to education funding, especially in Harnessing Technology Grants, present schools with greater responsibility to handle their IT, information security becomes a crucial issue. Paul Vlissidis, technical director of NGS Secure, explores the robustness of data security across the UK’s schools.
ICT In Early Years Education
In the second article looking at ICT in early years education Amy Stancer looks at how practitioners can cater for children of all abilities and engagement levels in the setting...