The new computing curriculum is proving daunting for many teachers preparing to teach the subject for the first time. Niel McLean of the BCS Academy analyses what progress is being made and what advice to give to teachers ahead of the next academic year.
Technology is no longer restricted to just the ICT classroom, with many schools using display and projection equipment to enhance learning activities in every subject. Dave Smith, chair of Naace, discusses the history of audio visual technology in schools and how it improves the learning experience.
A new programme of computing study will be introduced this year as part of the national curriculum. Dave Whyley and Brett Laniosh, experts at Naace, analyse the current situation in schools and discuss the benefits, progress and challenges that the changes may pose.
Despite some conflicting opinions, technology seems destined to play an increasingly prominent role in the classroom. Education Business examines the role of mobile technology and how schools can fully harness its potential.
With computing now in its second year as part of the English National Curriculum, Maria Quevedo, director of the UK arm of the not-for-profit Code Club, details the benefits that running extra-curricular computing clubs can offer schools, staff and pupils alike.
A new and more challenging programme of study has been announced for computing on the national curriculum. Dave Whyley and Brett Laniosh of Naace analyse the current situation in schools and discuss the benefits, progress and challenges that any changes may pose.
Mark Chambers, CEO of Naace, interviewed a selection of head teachers about the factors they consider when purchasing AV technologies for their school, how they manage curriculum development and what they’ve found to work in their classrooms.
Mobile and connected technology is playing an increasingly important role in teaching. Mary Palmer, director of Techknowledge for Schools, shares the charity’s recent findings and examples from the heart of the digital classroom.
Better maintenance of equipment can optimise its value and save money in the long run. Caroline Wright, director general designate of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), shares advice from its member organisations to help schools extend the life of computers and accessories
The recent security flaw in Impero’s school internet security software had the potential to expose an entire network of school data to theft and exploitation. In this article, Drew Buddie, chair of Naace discusses the importance of protecting and managing students’ data effectively