So you need to invest in some new educational technology? How, where, when and why, asks Dave Smith, computing advisor at Havering School Improvement Service and vice-chair of Naace

UK charity Tablets for Schools shares the findings from its research in schools carried out in 2012-13, highlighting the benefits seen in classrooms and key implementation issues

A recent report from TeenTech shares the opinions of teachers and employers on how to ensure that our young people are digitally equipped for the present job market. The organisation’s CEO, Maggie Philbin, discusses the findings and lays out a number of key guidelines

Learning technology association Naace offers two examples of schools where investment in ICT education has helped deliver a curriculum that engages and inspires pupils

Abstraction, algorithms, coding and data representation: these are all aspects of the new primary computing curriculum that teachers are expected to teach. School teacher Daniel Wood from Birkwood Primary School in Barnsley shares how teachers at his school are getting their own computing knowledge up to speed before teaching others

Have you ever invested in expensive IT equipment only for it gather dust in the stock cupboard? In times of budgets cuts, schools cannot afford to be wasteful with their spending. So how can you get your ICT procurement right? Mike Butler of the Independent Academies Association shares some advice

Mark Chambers, CEO of naace, the national association for the education technology industry, sets out his six top criteria for schools teaching the new computing curriculum this September, and argues for a strategic consideration of course provision

The task of managing a school’s equipment has often gotten in the way of providing services. Education Business looks into recent developments in asset tracking technology that offer multiple benefits to schools

With mounting pressure to educate a tech-literate generation, we hear from a range of teaching experts on how schools can get ready to deliver the revised computing curriculum

With technology and curriculum demands constantly evolving, Naace CEO Mark Chambers reflects on the characteristics of schools where the use of technology has proved effective for learners

Mark Dorling, explores the resources and support available to teachers to help them prepare to teach the new computing curriculum for pupils aged five to 16

Language study is not a one-size-fits-all activity. Justin Sycamore explains how the use of technology can enable effective language learning for every pupil

British Educational Suppliers Association director Caroline Wright discusses tablet adoption rates in schools, presenting recent industry research carried out by BESA with Naace

Two London Borough of Havering teachers, Chris Speller of Elm Park Primary School and Stella McCarthy of Benhurst Primary School, share their views on the challenges
 of using a new computing curriculum

With more schools investing in tablets, BESA director Caroline Wright examines recent research to find out how schools are using the technology and what factors affect successful implementation

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