Gogglebox star Baasit Siddiqui celebrates Nottingham school’s Apple award

Gogglebox star Bassait Siddiqui visits Parkdale Primary School in Nottingham

Former teacher and Gogglebox star Baasit Siddiqui has seen the importance digital learning plays in children’s education following a visit to the forward-thinking Parkdale Primary School which has been recognised by Apple for its commitment to “continuous innovation using technology”.   Mr Siddiqui, who previously worked as an IT teacher, visited the school to see first-hand the innovative technology championed by the […]

Improving the learning experience through AV & IT

Karl Deady of Cinos, Improving the learning experience through AV & IT

Karl Deady, Executive Director at Cinos talks about the role of AV & IT across the higher education space and the steps that organisations can put in place to positively impact the learning experience for students. As the student user experience becomes more important than ever, so does the role of audio-visual (AV) technology. The coronavirus pandemic […]

DFRobot to showcase its IoT-enabled ‘Smart Garden’ at Bett 2020

DFRobot - micro:bit-designed ‘smart garden’ at Bett 2020.

DFRobot, a world-leading STEM education solution provider is boosting engagement with STEM with the help of their micro:bit-designed ‘smart garden’ at Bett 2020. Embracing the power and versatility of micro:bit throughout its range of STEM resources, DFRobot is blending ‘smart garden’ design with Internet of Things (IoT) technology to show students and teachers how to […]

BenQ helps school integrate 44 interactive flat panels

A pupil writes on the interactive flat panel by BenQ

Over 40 Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) displays from global electronics manufacturer BenQ have been integrated into Woodmansterne School in London, as part of a large-scale transformative expansion and dedication to providing exceptional educational facilities to its students. Building a state-of-the-art secondary school to accompany its primary school facility, Woodmansterne School appointed experienced education technology integrators, […]

Schools must make sure edtech passes the test on new online harms regulations

John Ingram, CEO of Pamoja Education, explores the rising use of edtech and how the new Online Harms White Paper will affect the use of existing edtech.

John Ingram, CEO of Pamoja Education, explores the rising use of edtech and how the new Online Harms White Paper will affect the use of existing platforms. Today, the dangers of being online and using edtech are manifold, especially for young people. There is online bullying, hate speech, child grooming, extremist or terrorist political radicalisation […]

Edtech provider CoSector partners with Janison

Growing your ICT provision effectively - a boy on laptop

CoSector – University of London, the provider of choice for products and services that enhance and enrich digital learning, has announced a partnership with Janison, a provider of learning and online assessment platforms, in order to bring efficient digital assessment to the UK higher and further education sectors. The partnership means that customers of CoSector – […]

Top 5 iPad teaching tips

Top 5 iPad teaching tips

Craig Smith, Education Sales Manager UK & Ireland, Jamf, has some pointers for using the iPad when teaching to ensure the effectiveness of the technology’s use… Technology is becoming an integral part of the classroom, for students and teachers. However, a recent survey found that 37% of teachers want to use technology in the classroom, but […]

Roehampton’s digital learning journey

Xavier Briche, Head of Digital Learning at the University of Roehampton

Xavier Briche, Head of Digital Learning at the University of Roehampton, discusses how the Digital Learning department has enhanced the student learning experience. Here at Roehampton, we have created a robust Digital Learning Services department (DL) to support technology for teaching and learning. The department strives for innovation within the University and focuses on new […]

Resetting the education system to ensure digital literacy

Caroline Kennard on how Encyclopaedia Britannica can boost digital literacy

Caroline Kennard, international business development director at Encyclopaedia Britannica, discusses the technical revolution and how schools can prepare by increasing digital literacy… Parliament has recently launched an inquiry into the education system and its standards in what they have termed the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. This inquiry focuses on the suitability of the current school curriculum […]