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We want to share the latest news and issues relating to the use of digital devices in schools. We greatly value contributions from our schools, partners and collaborators who all have differing insights on the many issues arising, as well as general tips and advice. We are always looking to expand on these collaborations so please do get in touch if you would like to write for us and share your ideas.

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Weekly news roundup – 7th March

7th March, 2016

This week BBC announces delivery date for micro:bit, academics argue AI can offer 1 to 1 tutoring, Samsung & V&A join forces for digital classroom initiative and a Fife school…

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The Future for Techknowledge for Schools

7th March, 2016

Over the last 4 years our primary objective has been to create independent research, working with schools to understand the benefits, challenges and impact of using technology for…

Educational App Store Apps of the week

Top educational games apps by Educational App Store

1st March, 2016

Who says games can’t be educational? Here are some of the best educational game

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Weekly education technology news – 29th February

29th February, 2016

This week a survey shows lack of wifi provision in primary schools, online maths guru up for $1 million teacher prize, parents concerned about use of ebooks and a robot being…

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News roundup 8th February

8th February, 2016

This week Games Workshop founder to open free schools with digital focus & research finds teachers only encourage 'ultra-bright' students to pursue STEM

Educational App Store Apps of the week

Top 5 coding apps by Educational App Store

4th February, 2016

Coding is a real buzzword in education, and here are some great apps that will help your students

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Teachers call for more training and time on digital learning

1st February, 2016

In a candid survey of over 360 teachers in 21 schools employing regular use of 1-to-1 devices in teaching and learning, the majority have called for more digital training and more…

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Russia, the exam dilemma & technology solution

1st February, 2016

Renaldo Lawrence of Chiswick School describes how technology allayed parents & teachers fears about the impact of a school trip on revision time AND enhanced exam results. Pupils…

Honywood School pupil using a mobile device

SEN: how technology can prepare students for the real world

1st February, 2016

Indira Ramraj, Digital Media Specialist at TreeHouse School, talks about how they use technology to prepare their students, aged between 4-19 years with complex autism, for…

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News roundup 1st February

1st February, 2016

This week Microsoft announces the launch of an education edition of Minecraft, Nicky Morgan says teachers should use tech to reduce workloads and a TES Global survey shows…