We spoke to Siert Wijni, CTO and co-founder of Ultimaker 3D printing, about how the technology is changing the workforce and how this impacts on education. Siert outlines how having the technology embedded as a learning method at an early age brings a host of benefits relevant to business – including innovation, creativity and collaboration – as these young minds enter the workforce.

BenQ UK, the internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle devices, will showcase its latest interactive classroom collaboration solutions at BETT 2018 (24th – 27th January 2018) at the ExCeL London on Stand: B180.

National policy agreement and local business leadership essential - CBI Businesses, the Government and learning providers must take a fresh approach to skills in 2018. 
In a new report, In Perfect Harmony, the UK’s leading business group argues that 28 skills reforms in 30 years have alienated firms, confused learning providers and failed to deliver on skills needs.

Chris Smith of Kajima Community advises on income
Chris Smith of Kajima Community

In the face of budget cuts and the ever-increasing costs of running a school, head teachers are finding themselves asking: “How can we generate more income?”

Bett 2018 is a celebration of education and the role it plays in helping students prepare for the future. With popular predictions stating that many of the jobs that today’s children will do don’t even exist yet, the role of education is more important than ever before, and technology and innovation are key factors in helping us all to meet the challenges of the future.   

 

 An ICT expert has slashed spending at one trust by using reconditioned equipment.

 

Schools face a decrease in the number of ICT network staff despite using efficient technology such as the cloud, experts say.

 

A theatre group is bringing to life the story of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein for GCSE drama students, 200 years after the gothic novel was first published.

 

Emma Hollis, Executive Director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers, welcomes the appointment of Damian Hinds as new Education Secretary and has some thoughts on how he should proceed.

 

Teachers across the country have been invited to share their views on the new Internet Safety Strategy green paper, in a number of focus groups organised by the London Grid for Learning (LGfL TRUSTnet) on behalf of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).