Hilary Leevers, CEO of Engineering UK, looks at how technology is helping young people to explore a greater range of career options as scientists, technicians and engineers
Bilingual resources and technology across a nation Sal McKeown finds out how Wales has dealt with the lockdown and the digital divide
It was a challenge to keep pupils on task week after week during lockdown. Sal McKeown got some hints and tips from Simon Howe and David Kavanagh at Ashton on Mersey School
The over-blown claims for new technology in education never materialise. Even in the Pandemic it is old style technology that is being most deployed. Professor Justin Reich of MIT ask why?
It’s true that a revolution is happening in our attitudes to online learning. Now we need to make sure that it is sustained over the longer term, says Will Chambers of Bramble.
The new school year will pose challenges for teachers as they cope with up to six months of lost learning
LEO Academy Trust struck lucky when it decided to adopt Google's G Suite for Education as its digital education platform. This is how they did it.
More children must have access to digital technology at home if the achievement gap is not to widen even more . Bobby Seagull urges people to join in the campaign
Many people believe coding is the key to future careers, but so few young people are developing these skills. Tabi Bude shows how a new initiative, the Wonder Robot, is teaching students to code in a fun and playful way.
Tech has the potential to bring incredible benefits to education, but it can also be daunting and overwhelming. Michael Kimber of Broadclyst School shows how his school is making the most of the options available and empowering teachers to embrace technology in all areas of their teaching.
Game-based, self-directed learning is turning out to be a real inspiration for students who are behind in Maths. Christine Edge-Sayer shows how her school is using it to build a strong skills base for reluctant or challenged learners.
Social media is a powerful tool for connecting communities and communicating to others. EdTechTeacher Shawn McCusker presents a wealth of ideas for harnessing that power in the classroom.
The blogosphere is alive and well with resources and innovative ideas on using tech in education. In this regular feature we highlight five blogs on edtech that are worth checking out.
Broaden the curriculum and take a break from screen time with these podcasts, which are great for supporting and inspiring students in a variety of contexts.
Intelligent textbooks empower students to be at the centre of their learning and to create better communication flow between learners and teachers. Karin Bjerde shows how Box Hill School is benefitting from their implementation.
According to leading analyst, Gartner, £19bn is expected to be spent globally on educational technology by 2019. But will our children be better prepared to succeed in the future? Will they possess the necessary skills to thrive in an even more digitalised world?
What are the human costs of an ‘always connected’ lifestyle, especially for our children? A report by Laurel Felt and Michael Robb examines the latest scientific research about media use, highlighting its possible problematic impacts on youth’s well-being and development and offering suggestions for balanced and thoughtful engagement.
Schools need more than a good wi-fi connection and ICT lab to ensure students have opportunities to thrive and compete in today’s digital economy. Anna Doody and Ann-Marie Whelan report on a new initiative in Scotland that is helping schools maximise their digital potential and develop a whole-school digital framework to support innovation in learning.