Education

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: ‘Digital literacy’ a major challenge for enterprise mobility

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University of Sheffield's Christine Sexton notes difference in attitudes to mobile tech between students and teaching staff
12 Jun 2014

"I want to hear teachers saying get your mobiles out, not put them away"

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South Staffordshire College director of strategy and infrastructure Jamie Smith tells Computing how the college is improving learning through BYOD
21 May 2014

Government makes children's data available to private companies

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Details such as gender, ethnicity and eligibility for free school meals to be accessible to researchers and third-party organisations
28 Apr 2014

If you want Cisco to deliver it’s “in for a penny, in for a pound” says University of Westminster

"We went with Brocade because it looked less complex" says head of IT
11 Apr 2014

Building a smarter university

University of Southampton data centre manager Mike Powell tells Danny Palmer how a string of recent infrastructure projects will benefit students, staff – and the environment
25 Mar 2014

IT Leaders' Forum: the risks and rewards of cloud

For many organisations, the thought of shifting monolithic application architecture to the cloud is daunting. For others, though, it is the solution to entrenched problems
21 Mar 2014

Osborne uses Budget to announce Alan Turing Institute for big data research

"The Alan Turning Institute to ensure Britain leads the way again in the use of big data and algorithm research," announced Osborne
20 Mar 2014

Universities get £3m research fund to fight hackers' mobile malware

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council looks to help protect against increasing risk of cyber criminals targeting smartphones
27 Feb 2014

University of Leeds issues £6m tender for 'high performance computing' replacement

Institution to judge applications on capacity, past experience, resources and quality assurance
17 Feb 2014

Birmingham City University overhauls data centre, network and telephony requirements in multimillion-pound refresh

BCU selects Logicalis as a partner, and Cisco telephony system to help improve services for staff and students
14 Feb 2014

Year of Code is a 'vapid PR exercise with no thought whatsoever', says resigned board member Mulqueeny

Organisers 'sidelined everyone' and 'borrowed brand kudos' while leaving experts out of the light, says Young Rewired State founder
12 Feb 2014

Janet UK looking for co-location data centre provider in £130m tender

Network for UK research and education community issues tender that could last for 15 years
12 Feb 2014

Hartlepool Council outsources IT to Northgate Public Services

Council says it will save £7.63m over seven-year contract
11 Feb 2014

'Everything will be governed by maths and coding,' says Google exec

Exec Peter Barron tells college students that 'everything' will involve computing
10 Feb 2014

H4cked Off: Has Michael Gove learned his lesson?

The education secretary's not everybody's favourite, but he's starting to make the right noises in IT at least
10 Feb 2014

Google backs Code Club scheme to teach teachers coding

George Osborne welcomes move to teach teachers coding before it is introduced into the curriculum later this year
07 Feb 2014

Are educators ready for Michael Gove's new computing curriculum?

How smooth will the curriculum's introduction be come September?
07 Feb 2014

Gove and Osborne launch £500k “Year of Code” campaign to raise programming awareness

“Get coding this year – it’s easier than you think” says government initiative
04 Feb 2014

Advanced Computer Software acquires Compass for £14.5m as it looks to expand education offerings

Company will hope to sell existing finance and procurement solutions to Compass' 350 college customers
03 Feb 2014

KPMG not looking for 'wannabe Matrix hackers' to fill cyber security skills gap

History graduates, architects and actuarary professionals can fill the void, says head of cyber
28 Jan 2014

Government education measures “still too predicated on volunteerism” says SET's Bob Harrison

CAS, Master Teachers and Barefoot Computing Initiative would benefit from greater spend, says Harrison
24 Jan 2014

Education sector is fastest growing for DDoS mitigation - DOSarrest

Schools and universities could be guarding themselves against their own students, says CTO Jag Bains
24 Jan 2014

Google chief Schmidt says middle-class jobs could be wiped out by IT

It is a 'race between computers and people', he says
24 Jan 2014

City University London seeking data storage service solution

The university wants to replace part of its ageing storage infrastructure in £600k deal
23 Jan 2014