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

Reliable and secure broadband connectivity is now an essential component to teaching, learning and management within schools. Education Business analyses the latest information

With an ever increasing reliance on the digital world, Andrew Blacoe of iTeach explores the reasons why mobile technology has become the daily staple of school life

BESA director Caroline Wright examines the current usage of audio visual and mobile technology in education, what the barriers to adoption are, and what future trends may look like

CESG, the information security arm of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), has released its paper ‘E-Security: Managing and maintaining e-security/cyber-security in schools’. Education Business analyses how schools can ensure protection by adopting basic cyber security procedures

The London Grid for Learning (LGfL), a community of 2,500 schools, academies and local authorities which benefit from the bulk buying of Internet connectivity in London Boroughs, has launched TRUSTnet – a nationwide service which enables substantial savings plus a range of essential resources

No longer just restricted to the ICT classroom, many schools are now using display and projection equipment to enhance learning activities in every subject, writes Dave Smith, vice chair of Naace

Launched in February 2012, more than 5 million Raspberry Pi units have been sold, but the diminuitive computers’ beginning was plagued by availability and distribution issues, and so the revolutionary device didn’t have a particularly smooth launch. Education Business takes a look at the latest developments in the world of the Raspberry Pi

Mobile devices can be used to create hands-on, immersive and transformative learning. The key is in giving teachers the knowledge and skills to introduce mobile devices into their classroom, advises Professor Steve Molyneux, CEO of the Tablet Academy

The Naace Impact Awards, which were announced on 26 March, recognise the schools and individuals that use technology to achieve the greatest possible impact on learners

Technology is constantly evolving and schools need to keep up with the digital revolution. But who should manage IT services? Rob Curran, member of the ICT association Naace, offers advice to schools concerning choosing an ICT service provider and how to manage their services in the most effective way

‘Computational thinking’ is given great prominence in the new computing curriculum, but for many teachers, it’s an unfamiliar concept. The Barefoot Computing project helps teachers to understand the concepts behind computational thinking and what they mean in practice, writes Zoe Ross

Worrying statistics show that millions of young people have experienced cyber-bullying in some form. E-safety is therefore a high priority in schools, and not just because Ofsted includes it as part of its inspections. Nick Madhavji shares some advice to tackle the issue

The Education Secretary has unveiled a £3.6m drive to improve the teaching of computing skills in English primary schools, supported by some of the world’s most well-known technology firms, including O2 and Google

Technology is constantly evolving and it can be a challenge for schools to stay abreast with the latest innovations and changes to the curriculum. Mark Chambers, CEO of NAACE, shares his advice on what schools should do when developing an ICT strategy within their organisation

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