Headteacher Magazine, guide to services and products for UK Schools
The technology-savvy students of today are digital natives — meaning they grew up using technology that we could scarcely have imagined just twenty or thirty years ago. Given that using computers, tablets, and resources like the internet are second nature to today’s students, it’s hardly surprising that tech is starting to play such a key role in how they learn.
LocknCharge is committed to making teachers’ lives easier by manufacturing high quality solutions for syncing, charging, transporting, securing and storing iPads, Chromebooks, tablets and other mobile devices. Technology has many advantages in the classroom, but unlike textbooks, devices have to be ‘managed’. LocknCharge helps solve this problem.
On stand E190 at BETT, LocknCharge will launch its brand new Putnam 16 Charging Station focusing on convenience, effectiveness, and space saving in the classroom.
Ian Florey, Solutions Engineer Manager at Akamai UK talks about what it’s like to be a solutions engineer and the pressing need for a new cohort of talent in the industry.
The adoption of cloud technology is essential for companies that have aspirations to innovate their products and services at scale. What’s more, many are now looking to recruit the workforce that will help take them to the next level in their cloud journey and drive for even more growth.
London, 31st October 2017: A dramatic overhaul of IT education and better employer investment in training are vital if the UK’s chronic IT skills shortage is to be addressed, according to the UK and Ireland’s Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification providers Future Cert.
Issues around technology procurement, measurement and adoption have prompted industry heavyweights to call on Government to produce a digital strategy for schools.
With the start of the new school year, BVS ECOtouch screens have launched their new wireless ready ETA series interactive touch screens. These screens are designed and developed in the UK with direct input from Head Teachers and Network Managers.
Digital Schoolhouse, the non-profit programme delivered by Ukie, the trade body for the UK’s games and interactive entertainment industry, hosted a panel debate with industry bodies and students in order to help tackle the digital skills gap. The panellists discussed the role that the technology and games industries could play in helping schools addressing the current shortage.
● Computer programming has been included within the National Curriculum
● An estimated £900m is spent on education technology by schools every year
● Ebuyer.com has created a guide for parents on how to help your child learn to code
With schools spending an estimated £900m on education technology every year, and computer programming featured in the National Curriculum, technology is now a fully fledged part of a child’s educational experience. But how can parents aid their child’s development at home?
NetSupport releases new version of its IT Asset Management solution
NetSupport is pleased to announce the latest update to its award-winning IT Asset Management solution, NetSupport DNA: version 4.5 – Corporate and Education Editions.
6 tech-savvy primary school teachers will be inspiring their pupils this term after spending part of the summer break at a celebrated teaching event in California.
The Discovery Education Summer Institute is held annually in the US, and attracts educators from all over the world. The UK teachers - from schools in Birmingham, London and Hertfordshire - were chosen for their enthusiasm in using new technology in the classroom. They were flown to San Diego in late July, where they joined over 100 educators for a week of professional development at the University of California.
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