Education

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

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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

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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

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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

Recent UK ICT education like “teaching children to send a telex or travel in zeppelin” says Gove

Previous ICT resources were “creaking into obsolescence” for years, says Education Minister
23 Jan 2014

City and Islington College drops Cisco for Dell Networking solutions

Move will increase capacity and resilience of IT infrastructure, better supporting 12,000 students and 1,000 staff, says institution's head of ICT services
22 Jan 2014

Plugging the IT Skills Gap Part Three: Visa Europe

Visa Europe builds its IT talent from the ground up, with in-house degree-level training
17 Jan 2014

Cyber security talent goes to the highest bidder

The UK is widely seen as a world leader in cyber security expertise. But as Sooraj Shah reports, it is mainly those firms with the deepest pockets that are benefiting
16 Jan 2014

Top marks for Splunk at UCAS

Solution architect Peter Raymond tells Danny Palmer how Splunk helps the service cope with demand during peak periods including A-Level results day
16 Jan 2014

Cyber Security Challenge CEO hits back at KPMG’s 'lack of credible candidates' claim

KPMG's UK head of cyber security said that firm scaled back sponsorship of the challenge
16 Jan 2014

KPMG scales down sponsorship of the Cyber Security Challenge because of a ‘lack of credible candidates’

UK head of cyber security believes a better ROI would be to talk to university students
15 Jan 2014

How can the Cyber Security Challenge be improved?

Finalists of the competition say it needs a higher profile, but that the format should remain
08 Jan 2014

Plugging the IT Skills Gap Part Two: Microsoft's Apprentice

In Part Two of a three-part series we meet a college leaver turned Microsoft-trained IT project manager
06 Jan 2014

The ‘IT skills gap’ – a genuine problem or just scaremongering?

Is UK plc scaremongering the government into relaxing visa restrictions?
05 Jan 2014

£30 Aakash 2 tablet now on sale in the UK

'World's cheapest tablet' could cause waves in education sector - or end up in municipal dumps
17 Dec 2013

Gates and Zuckerberg pour $9m into US school broadband scheme

Cash will assist in speed-testing for school internet nationwide
06 Dec 2013

BCS given £1.1m to help teachers prepare for new computing curriculum

Funding is specifically for primary school teachers who have no experience of computer science
05 Dec 2013

How Qualys network security tools protect University of Westminster from cyber threats

The university's network security officer Ashley Pereira on why the institution chose QualysGuard Cloud Platform to protect against threats
07 Nov 2013

Plugging the IT Skills Gap Part One: Back to school with Oracle

Part One of a three-part series examines Oracle's Java education programme
29 Oct 2013

Q&A with the Cyber Security Challenge participant who landed a cyber role at PwC

Computing speaks to Chris Doman, who came second in one of the challenges, about how the CSC enabled him to enter the cyber security field
29 Oct 2013

University College Dublin saves £204k a year by switching to Google Apps

UCD saves money it would have spent on servers, maintenance, power and personnel
24 Oct 2013

Welcome to the University of Google

One third of UK universities use Google Apps for Education. So what’s the attraction, and can the search giant be trusted with all that data? Peter Gothard talks to one of the first university CIOs to go down the Google route, Sheffield’s Christine Sexton
21 Oct 2013

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11 Oct 2013

Is the BBC planning 'The Great British Code Off'?

Organisation said it will use its resources to give people the digital skills necessary
09 Oct 2013