Schools ‘appy’ to take up tablet technology

The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) releases ‘Future of tablets and apps in schools’ research. The unprecedented growth rate of tablet computers in corporate and consumer markets is spreading steadily to schools, according to new…


Banning mobile phones could backfire on teachers – NAHT

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has urged schools to think twice before issuing a potentially impractical and counter-productive ban on mobile phones. Commenting on suggestions by Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw…


Adobe Launch Creative Cloud & CS6 for Students and Teachers

Adobe today announced Adobe® Creative Cloud™ Student and Teacher Edition, and Adobe Creative Suite® 6 Student and Teacher Edition for institutions, educators and students. The new release and supporting educational resources help schools, colleges…

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iFad – The trend for buying overpriced and underused tablet computers for the classroom

More and more schools seem to be jumping on the iPad train to embrace its interactivity and “enhance” the learning for their students but what do these expensive machines actually add to education?…

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‘i can c u now’ – New Plan to enable pupils to book school nurse by text or email

Young people could soon be texting their school nurses for appointments in a new drive to improve health in schools, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley announced today. It is part of a new plan…

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