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VR and robotics most popular choices in edtech for schools

The annual competition from BT - Tech Factor - reveals what tech is on schools' wish lists

Lockheed Martin & Discovery Education launch space challenge

Pupils have to design a habitation module for a mission to Mars to be in with a chance of winn...

Schools crowdfunding for edech with Rocket Fund

Drones, spy cameras and recording studios: what teachers really want in the classroom

#ItsGoodToKnow: Campaign for safe WiFi spots

Rise in young people using smartphones ha led to 'safe WiFi' symbol awareness campaign

Manchester Grammar wins Schools Innovation Challenge

Pupils were challenged to connect the unconnected, using technology to make people's lives eas...

Minimising the risk of school cyber attacks

Schools need to ensure they have measures in place to reduce the risk of cyber attacks or 'ped...

Pupils enjoy a royal win at national coding competition

The eight-year-olds designed a computer game that sends the Queen to Mars

Parental engagement in schools: perception and reality

Groupcall research survey evaluates the effectiveness of parental engagement

Maynard robotics team take home UK's only trophy

Maynard robotics team's 'can do' attitude won them the UK's only trophy at the FIRST LEGO Leag...

Tackling truancy with technology

Technology is in a fantastic position to track truancy trends, says Kieran Layer, Content Mark...

My School Portal transforms communications for LVS Ascot

The software gives parents secure 24-hour access to their children's personalised data

Breaking the mould: Lottie relishes Formula One role

Motorsport enthusiast 21-year-old Lottie Gilmore was encouraged into engineering while on Bur...

Kings Monkton School pupils reach for the stars

Pupils had the chance to examine moon rocks and meterorites thanks to the Science and Technolo...

Canvas calls for more cohesive ed tech strategy from Gov't

VLE provider launches series of consultations to fuel instructive white paper, invites partici...

How to create an acceptable usage policy

Inappropriate content, cyber bullying and abuse of digital privileges are just some of the ris...

Day of Discovery opens teachers' eyes to power of digital

Stratford event explored how technology and creativity can boost literacy

Transform your teaching technology with Toshiba

We understand that technology can & should play a key role in education, but also realise that...

Parental engagement: A task for teachers?

Parents need to be kept in the loop about their children's progress, but how can teachers find...

How technology will shape the future of education

Technology has previously been seen as a disruptive influence in the classroom, but this perce...

Why connectivity is key for education and the economy

Lee Wade, CEO at Exponential-e, explains why schools should future-proof their network infrast...

How to take control of school data

Data protection legislation comes into force next year through the General Data Protection Reg...

The rise of robots

Lord Wandsworth College co-hosted a conference looking at how to prepare pupils for the future...

RM gives schools a 'Golden' opportunity

What could your school do with an extra £1,000?

Once-dominant YouTube no longer kids' favourite website

Snapchat has overtaken YouTube as kids' favourite, finds new CHILDWISE Playground Buzz report

What are geofences and how do they protect children?

Despite the increasing popularity of mobile devices there is still concern about how we protec...

How to introduce Bring Your Own Device in schools

What are the benefits and risks of BYOD?  Paul Dredge outlines how to bring BYOD into use scho...

Meet the female engineers of the future

adi Group CEO Alan Lusty explains how its pre-apprenticeship scheme is helping to fix the gend...

STEM learning: A spark of inspiration

Chris Calver, Education Manager at Rapid Electronics, looks at why teachers need to inspire an...

iPads in the classroom: a positive outcome for edtech

A new report from Stranmillis University College finds that iPads have a positive influence on...

Kensington Prep unveils interactive 'Explore Floor'

The space allows pupils to integrate tech into their learning in a new and unique way

School children call for virtual engineering work experience

Pupils attending the Institution of Engineering and Technology's (IET) Junior Board have said ...

How risk-proof are your school's IT systems?

Expert insight at ground-level in technology based risks

Keeping up with technology

Mark House, Senior Product Manager at RM Education, explores the technology gap between life ...

How secure are your school's IT systems?

Kat Howard, Senior Educational Consultant and Online Safety Lead at RM Education, explains how...

Can mobile technology enhance the school day?

Mobile technology can help schools become safer, more supportive and happier places to teach a...

New ways to use your Moodle

Valentina Martinelli meets the Moodle community and discovers how the platform works with AI a...

Tackling the skills gap in the classroom

Ash Merchant, Education Director at Fujitsu, looks at the digital skills tomorrow's workers sh...

The Falcons School for Boys pupils design virtual characters

Pupils visited gaming company Bandai Namco to learn more about the entertainment industry

Reviewing the success of the Microsoft Cloud

Microsoft Cloud not only creates marketable skills for students it is also a great tool for fa...

If kids were scientists...

Lasers, flying cars and a cure for hunger: new animation reveals what children would invent if...