A series of videos called 'Jessie and Friends' has been launched by the NCA. It is intended to teach children how to keep themselves safe online.
Reducing teacher workload is a key strategy to make teaching more attractive in the UK. The Workload Reduction Toolkit https://bit.ly/2Qx38GJ has just been updated with items including the use of technology.
More than 100 rural primary schools across England are set to get gigabit-capable broadband connections within the next few months as part of the Government’s commitment to improve internet infrastructure in rural areas.
Regent International School, our first international founder school, continues to win awards. http://www.motherbabychild.com/2019/education/regents-international-school-success/
In our earlier news item, we noted that Damian Hinds, education minister, has identified five key themes for the role of Ed Tech in education, the first of which is using Ed Tech to reduce teacher workload. In his speech at the BETT Show (23 January 2019) he expands on this, and describes a forthcoming project to find out what works for schools.
The UK Government has announced that online safety lessons will be produced in support of Government plans to make relationships, sex and health education classes compulsory at all schools from September 2020. What do you think about this?
TheETA has begun a partnership with the Curriculum Innovation Centre, Bradford.
The recent achievement of the TheETA Schools Award by Regent International School brings the total number of founder schools to five. What patterns are emerging from their returns? What lessons can all schools learn?
In an article in the Daily Telegraph of 7 August 2018, the Education Minister outlines his vision for the role of Ed Tech in schools. We greatly welcome and support his vision. We encourage everyone to engage in his vision and determine how they might get involved.
The government continues to let down a generation of students, through policies which give no value to the digital skills they will all need throughout life. Read More