Education

'Passing on core knowledge' should not be central aim of ICT curriculum reforms, says former Naace chair

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Curiosity and creativity also hugely important to ICT teaching, says Berry
08 Jul 2013

Gove’s new ICT curriculum sees five year olds writing programs and 3D printing in schools

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Boolean logic, abstraction and software testing skills all to figure highly in revised ICT
08 Jul 2013

Tech-levels a 'huge step forward' but questions remain, says Corporate IT Forum Skills Commission

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Value of qualifications must be tested, says co-founder Poplawska
05 Jul 2013

East Sussex County Council on the hunt for management information system solutions provider

Schools in contracting authorities want MIS solution in tender worth up to £50m
17 Jun 2013

Top 10 public sector stories of 2013 so far

Computing looks back at the most important public sector stories of the past six months
13 Jun 2013

High demand for places at SAS academies, says CEO Jim Goodnight

North Carolina State University received 450 applications for 80 course places
11 Jun 2013

1-in-10 school computers is an Apple iPad, Android, Windows or Amazon tablet

11 per cent of secondary education conducted through apps, according to trade body BESA
24 May 2013

Cyber Security MSc courses are needed in the UK, but not this one

De Montfort University and Deloitte seem more interested in quantity rather than quality
23 May 2013

Cyber Security MSc launched by De Montfort University and Deloitte

Course will look into hacker psychology and industrial control systems security
22 May 2013

18 million university staff and students to benefit from Windows Azure

Deal between Microsoft and Janet will also see Office 365 enabled for use at universities
21 May 2013

John Lewis launches technology apprenticeship scheme

Apprentices to help multi-channel push for retailer
17 May 2013

Computing ICT in education roundtable: What BYOD means for schools

A panel of experts assesses the validity of own device use in education
15 May 2013

E-Skills UK and employers team up to launch cyber security apprenticeship

Degree-level qualification aims to boost the number of young people working in IT security
15 May 2013

E-Skills UK creates more than 300 IT apprenticeships in seven months

Skills body is on track to create 550 roles by the end of 2013
13 May 2013

Teach engineers cyber security skills to protect critical national infrastructure, says IET

SMEs are at particular risk of losing IP because they don't think they are vulnerable
10 May 2013

£7.45m granted to universities to train cybersecurity experts

Royal Holloway and Oxford University selected to boost number of PhD graduates with cyber skills
09 May 2013

Opinion: IT users’ feedback on education must be acknowledged

'It is not just about technical skills - but how these skills can be executed'
07 May 2013

Computing ICT in education roundtable: part 2

A panel of experts debate how ICT should be integrated into the learning experience.
01 May 2013

Liverpool John Moores University issues £1m tender for HP hardware

LJMU is seeking bidders for provision of HP ProLiant servers and consultancy services
30 Apr 2013

Infosec 2013: Incentivise staff to become aware of cyber risks

The Economist Group, HMRC and Field Fisher Waterhouse believe that firms needs to find innovative ways to educate their staff
25 Apr 2013

Tech industry backs government fund for teacher ICT training

£2m fund set aside to provide 16,000 educators with skills required to teach programming
25 Apr 2013

Gove launches technology-focused 'Tech Bacc' as vocational equivalent to A-Level studies

'We expect all bright students who want to go into technically-skilled jobs or apprenticeships to aim for the Tech Bacc' says minister
23 Apr 2013

Computing ICT in education roundtable: part 1

A panel of experts define the industry's expectations of a "digital citizen"
19 Apr 2013

Analysis: educating the ‘digital citizens’ of tomorrow

Computing invited a panel of education experts to give their views on how best to equip young people for tomorrow’s digital economy. Peter Gothard listened in
17 Apr 2013