Mobile Web Behaviour
This new research by Carphone Warehouse and YouGov looks into the mobile web behaviour of 8 -15 year olds in the UK.
Report To Creative Industries Council
This report by Skillset identifies the key challenges facing the creative sector and what needs to be done if it is to fully realise its potential for growth and international competitiveness.
International Comparison Of Computing In Schools
This NFER survey forms part of a Royal Society project looking at how Computing is taught in schools. Key findings from this survey highlight variability in ICT and Computing education internationally, as well as some areas of common ground. They are potentially useful in informing discussions about how to motivate students to pursue their ICT and Computing education.
Shut Down Or Restart? The Way Forward For Computing In UK Schools
This new report by the Royal Society analyses recent declines in numbers of young people studying computing at schools and the reasons for the declines.
Westgate School Case Study
How Westgate enhanced education and lowered costs with its IT Infrastructure...
The use of social media by teachers
This article discusses the importance of teachers having a good grasp and understanding of social media – the advantages it can provide and where to be cautious, given the field they work in.
Voicemail, email and text messaging
Is there still place for traditional communication? Here, Stuart Abrahams explains how IT can better aid parents in engaging their children, and enable them to become more involved with their children’s learning process and build effective interaction with schools.
How secure is your school’s data?
Paul Evans, managing director at Redstor, looks at tougher new penalties for breaching data protection laws and the technologies available to ensure schools remain compliant as the use of mobile devices continues to grow.
Freeing schools from bureaucracy
In the current economic climate of budget cuts in the education sector, schools must ensure their budgets are managed effectively. ICT services in the form of automated technologies, can offer solutions to these issues by providing value for money, enabling schools to sustain a high level of service at minimal cost.