• GENEE at BETT 2017

    By Education Today on January 24, 2017
    Genee World Ltd was established in 2005 and has rapidly become a leading manufacturer of interactive touchscreen technology, from hand held tablets through to 4K screens. Based in the manufacturing heartland of the UK, Genee delivers a range of interactive displays, kiosks, visualisers, response systems and software for the education sector, training centres and corporate enterprises, all of which will […]
  • Take centre stage at BETT 2015!

    By Education Today on November 4, 2014
    Get the chance to win a suite of Epson products worth £7,500 for your school by participating in our competition… …and the top 5 entries will also receive £500 in cash  Just show us how you’ve “Exceeded Your Vision” this year! At Epson, we never stop listening and working hard to give people in education the tools and technology they […]
  • Young people inspired to seek digital jobs but worry they will need new skills to be successful

    By Jonathan Swift on October 14, 2014
    Digital technology is creating new, more interesting job opportunities, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study, which surveyed 5,000+ UK residents from the age of 12+. However, the research found that student age respondents worry they may not be equipped with the relevant skills to make the most of those opportunities. Asked what digital means to them from a personal and […]
  • How can schools harness the power of technology to enable better, safer and sustainable learning?

    By Jonathan Swift on May 29, 2014
    The Technology in Education Summit, supported by NAACE and Childnet, returns to provide management teams and teachers with expert advice on how to make cost-effective infrastructure investments, improve skills and create 21st century classrooms.   Attracting around 150 attendees from schools, central government and local authorities, the September 2014 Summit represents an excellent networking opportunity, as well as a chance to […]
  • PlayLive French interactive quiz from EducationCity supports primary schools teaching new mandatory foreign languages

    By Jonathan Swift on May 28, 2014
    EducationCity, leading provider of e-learning resources for primary schools, has today launched PlayLive French, an interactive quiz for Key Stage 2 in which pupils test their knowledge of French language and culture against others within a timed, competitive environment. From September 2014, foreign languages will be compulsory at Key Stage 2 and PlayLive French is designed to support pupils and […]
  • Frog launches national coding competition to inspire teachers and students to engage with the power of code

    By Jonathan Swift on May 12, 2014
    Leading education technology provider Frog has launched a nationwide competition to inspire thousands of students and teachers to get involved in the power of coding. Code.IT is open to all UK primary and secondary schools, and will be launched at a time of major change in the importance of coding and computer science in the school curriculum. From computing replacing […]
  • Virgin Media Business gives pupils a voice in education technology health check

    By Jonathan Swift on April 28, 2014
    Children in 20,000 schools across the UK are being invited by Sir Richard Branson to share how technology is supporting their learning and helping to shape futures.   Generation Tech, the country’s first state-of-the-nation review of the vital role that technology plays in education, is being launched today by Virgin Media Business.   The company, which powers a national programme […]
  • New Computing curriculum support from Microsoft and CAS

    By Jonathan Swift on April 8, 2014
    With the new Computing curriculum coming into force across UK primary and secondary schools in September, Microsoft and Computing at Schools group (CAS) are joining forces to help teachers inspire a new generation of young people. Backed by a £334,000 investment from Microsoft, CAS is holding a series of ‘Back to School’ training sessions to show teachers how they can […]
  • ‘Most Improved’ school Hove Park supports 1:1 iPad project for 1,700 pupils with Meru Education-Grade Wi-Fi

    By Jonathan Swift on April 2, 2014
    Wi-Fi transforms learning and ‘democratises’ the classroom Meru Networks has announced that Hove Park School in Brighton, East Sussex has deployed a Meru Education-grade (MEG) wireless solution to support Apple iPads given to each of its 1,700 students.  The school also makes extensive use of iTunes U, in addition to Apple TV, which is supported using Meru Bonjour Service Control.  Hove Park School joins more than […]
  • Signature launches teaching aid that goes beyond phonics

    By Education Today on April 22, 2013
    SignSpell, a brand new cross curriculum teaching aid and educational resource for Key Stage 1 and 2 has been launched. The series has been developed by Signature, the UK’s specialist awarding body for British Sign Language. SignSpell’s method uses British Sign Language (BSL) as a vehicle to enhance children’s language skills, broaden their communication toolset and to support emotional and […]