Education

Gove promises 'more rigorous and interesting' ICT curriculum that 'captures the imagination of girls'

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'I fully recognise that too few girls study ICT or computing' says education minister
25 Jul 2013

Government is not spending enough on cyber security awareness, says Labour's Chi Onwurah

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Shadow Minister of the Cabinet Office says more investment in educating the public will make the country safer
25 Jul 2013

DfE will not 'dictate' specifics on e-learning ICT resources, says Gove

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Education minister will not 'wade in' over resources or teaching methods to assist teachers’ transition to new curriculum
25 Jul 2013

'No one knows precisely what skills children will need in the future,' says Michael Gove

After new curriculum guidelines, is education secretary still hedging his bets?
24 Jul 2013

Keep calm and carry on coding

Education secretary Michael Gove has spoken, but what does the industry make of infant coders and Boolean logic for seven year olds?
24 Jul 2013

Analysis: can Cameron win his war on online porn?

The prime minster's speech yesterday promised a UK freed from the apparent dangers of adult material. But can such censorship really be achieved?
23 Jul 2013

Government puts in place £500m framework for educational ICT infrastructure services

£500m agreement will replace the Becta ICT services framework
22 Jul 2013

World gripped by security skills crisis in face of cyber crime epidemic, says Dell SecureWorks CTO

Jon Ramsey, CTO of Dell SecureWorks, tells Computing more skilled professionals are needed to fight epidemic of cyber crime
16 Jul 2013

Valve launches skills website for teen coders

Games company follows Microsoft and Google into the education sector
15 Jul 2013

New ICT curriculum 'too focused on development side of computing' says Corporate IT Forum

Digital skills targets remain 'woolly' says BSI education committee chairman
09 Jul 2013

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

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

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

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