Education

Hartlepool Council outsources IT to Northgate Public Services

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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

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

H4cked Off: Has Michael Gove learned his lesson?

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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

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