3 tips on getting the best value from ICT investments

While the UK government announced it would make additional funding available to support schools through COVID-19 this year, school budgets were a concern even before the pandemic. Indeed, budgets are expected to make next year’s strategic goals harder to achieve, according to our State of Technology in Education 2020/21 report. Schools often find that IT … Continued

Teacher training — what’s planned for the new year?

Many schools had to embrace remote teaching and learning this year, but keeping students motivated and engaged was a key challenge. So, it’s crucial that teachers are well prepared to rectify any knowledge gaps now schools are back. In addition to understanding government-led changes to education, teachers must also be in the best position to … Continued

Education news roundup – November 2020

As we enter the final month of the year, here are four of the latest UK education and edtech news stories from November 2020. There’s a rise in teachers working 50-hour weeks This article highlights the ongoing pressure on teachers’ time which is affecting mental health and staff retention. The number of teachers working more … Continued

Education news roundup – July/August 2020

Here are three of the latest UK education and edtech news stories from July and August 2020. 75% of teachers need more training in remote teaching for the upcoming year Teacher training consistently recurs as a neglected concern in schools’ strategies; our State of Technology in Education Report last year found most educators agreed training … Continued