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BETT Awards 2017 winners revealed

The winners of the 19th Bett Awards have been announced at an awards dinner held at The Tobacc...

Digital devices in schools - integral but it has its risks

Andrew Sheldon at Evidence Talks, explains what can be done to investigate abusive and illegal...

Setting a bad example

Children unimpressed by parents' online behaviour, a study by Kaspersky finds

Schools IT & Safeguarding: What's new?

Tips to help keep school children safe while online from Hannah Sang, Datcom's Business Growth...

Education Technology predictions for 2017

By Marc Fairclough, Mobile Guardian

The rise of peer-to-peer mentoring in online safeguarding

Kat Howard, Online Safety Lead at RM Education, explores the growing popularity of peer-to-pee...

Coding for children more important than learning a language

Parents happy to use the 'digital nanny' but still worry about the online risks

Two in three British kids use tech to complete homework

New study reveals that the majority of schoolchildren use technology every day in order to com...

Learning coding by saving kittens

New game teaches real-life coding in a unique way

'Facebook' for seven year olds is launched

Former police sergeant makes a safe social media for children

Hands-on workshops with LEGO Education at Bett 2017

Teachers have the opportunity to experience computing and STEM solutions with LEGO Education a...

Securing network needs

Shaun Phillips, Calibre Secured Networks, offers advice about secure education networks and ke...

This definitely wouldn't fit in my pocket

With the average age of a child getting their first phone falling from 12 to six in 10 years,...

Virtual Reality brings lessons to life in Kent school

Students use VR to learn across the curriculum

Education must embrace tech

Training providers must strengthen digital offering to accommodate students demanding 24/7 acc...

New app inspires kids into STEM subjects

New app launches to help children engage creatively with STEM subjects through interactive sci...

Is VR the real deal?

Alan Parkinson, Head of Geography at King's Ely discusses whether VR can improve students' que...

ACS Hillingdon Lower Schoool recognised by Apple

iPad student scheme at ACHS Hillingdon means school is named as an Apple Distinguished School ...

One million children to try virtual reality field trips

Google aims to take one million pupils in Britain on virtual reality school trips with Google ...

Parents go back to school to learn about internet safety

The workshops will teach pupils and their parents about staying safe on the internet

New Gratnells PowerTrolley makes big impression in trial

Recent product releases from Gratnells, the PowerTrolley & PowerTray, pass with flying colours...

Sir Tony Robinson and Ed Stafford to speak at Bett

Broadcasters to join Discovery Education in the BETT Arena in January

The best Bett yet

As the Christmas TV adverts fill our screens and the festive decorations go up, it can only me...

3BM - finalist in ICT service and support

By Helen Warner, Business Development Manager, 3BM

Safeguarding made simple

With tootoot, students can safely and anonymously inform their place of learning about concern...

Avocor VTF Series - Digital Devices Category

Avocor's revolutionary VTF interactive flat panel range has been specifically designed for the...

KYOCERA: Where innovation and education connect

Schools, colleges and unis need the smartest and most efficient technologies to succeed in tod...

Revolutionising and empowering the classroom

Soundtrap is an online collaborative studio, where you can create and record music, podcasts, ...

Utilising your MIS

Using your School Management Information System (MIS) to support your Behaviour and Online Saf...

Technology in the classroom: friend or foe?

Helen Jeys reflects on whether technology has made a positive change to Alderley Edge School f...

In the digital age, what place does the pen have?

The pen, they say, is mightier than the sword. But is it mightier than the keyboard?

New app launches to empower parents

Canvas Parent is a new mobile app for parents to view child's academic progress on-demand

Technology and the collaborative learning model

Dick de Vaal, founder of wePresent, looks at why it is important to make education a tailored...

Schools battling online abuse from parents

New data reveals that school leaders across the country receive negative or offensive comments...

The benefits of a digital campus in education

What role does the digital campus plays in education?

Printing progression

The emergence of simple software packages and tutorials have greatly improved accessibility to...

Building your digital school

Geoff Millington discusses how schools can make their websites more engaging and search-engine...

How Gaming is changing the way pupils learn

By Ian Kay, Head of Technology at Edge Grove School

How to wake up your class

Thompson Paine at Quizlet looks at new tech in the classroom

SAS and RM Unify partner to close digital skills gap

Over 5,000 schools able to easily access free, online learning material