Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019

Teaching mobile security to teachers and pupils

As Gartner predicts that 85% of businesses will have deployed a BYOD programme by 2020, it’s hard to deny that Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is creeping its way up the list of priorities for the workplace. As organisations embrace its benefits, which include saving money on procuring and maintaining devices as well as boosting […]

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Education sector makes further moves to combat extremism

In a speech at Bethnal Green Academy today, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan discussed the impact of ‘extremist ideology’ on young people, announcing a new website Educate Against Hate. The website offers parents, teachers and school leaders advice and resources to protect children from extremism. Morgan said that schools play a ‘key role’ in spotting the […]

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Connected classrooms

Sporting the theme ‘Collaborate, Educate, Celebrate’, Capita’s SIMS Independent and International Schools conference 2016 saw over 300 delegates gather at the Beaumont Estate, Windsor to explore both the SIMS product and wider issues in edtech. Julie Booth, Head of Independent Schools, opened the conference as the crowded room of teachers tapped on the conference’s very […]

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RethinkMedia returns to BCU

Birmingham City University’s annual #RethinkMedia conference returns this month to address the latest trends in digital and media innovation and what the future may hold for the creative industries. This year’s speaker line-up includes Mark Frankel, Social Media Editor for BBC News and Matt Shaw, Network Editor, Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube. Also speaking at the event […]

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UK schools embrace technology as pace of evolution increases

According to the survey of 350 teachers and over 1,000 students, technology continues to be seen as a differentiator in schools, colleges and universities across the UK. Almost two thirds of respondents (62%) felt that their organisation’s investment in technology helped them to stand out from the crowd. This differentiation is important, especially where educational […]

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How to meet increasing Wi-Fi demands in education

IT teams in educational institutions are the superstars of Wi-Fi. While corporate IT teams typically focus either on high performance or high-density coverage, IT teams in education need both. Where else besides schools and higher education might IT teams need to onboard thousands of new users—each with multiple devices—several times a year? Now IT teams […]

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Government report reveals a narrow view on data

The Government’s Science and Technology Committee published its latest report, ‘The big data dilemma’ on 12th February. The report states there is a drastic skills shortage in the digital market. This is not a new problem and the industry has been talking about it for a long time. Go On UK, a charity set up […]

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NatureMapping: What It Is and How It Can Be Used as a Learning Tool

Students spend their school days learning science, but rarely do they have the opportunity to contribute to it. With NatureMapping, students can learn important scientific and life skills while adding to a worldwide biodiversity catalog. In this article, we will learn what NatureMapping is, why it’s important, and how to incorporate it into our lesson […]

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Top 10 Education Systems in the World

Every three years, the Programme of International Student Assesment (PISA) conducts an international assesment of the educational programs provided in countries across the world. The test measures the skills and knowledge of 15-yearolds over 70 countries, regions and economies , covering reading , math and science . In addition, education system can also choose to […]

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The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have

There’s been a lot of talk recently about what it means to be a learner in the 21st Century. Earlier this year, we put together a guide with skills important for students today. So, why not a list for educators, too? The list goes beyond technology and social media. Check out what skill we think […]

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