Education

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

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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

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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

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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

Queen’s University partners with Infosys to tackle cyber security threat

Queen's secure IT centre and Infosys team up to tackle cloud, Android and iPad security threats
16 Apr 2013

Cyber security roundtable: The next steps for government

Amount invested by government in cyber security isn't good, it's embarrassing, says panel
05 Apr 2013

ESSA Academy: Trading textbooks for tablets

Peter Gothard visits Bolton secondary school the ESSA Academy to find out how a mobile device for every student is revolutionising the education process.
04 Apr 2013

Video: SAS launches academy to tackle big data skills shortage

The thoughts of e-Skills UK, Birmingham City University, an ITMB student and SAS on the academy and big data
28 Mar 2013

Google: giving teaching back to the teacher?

On the wall of Bruno Reddy’s classroom is the phrase 'Freedom is power'. As he tells Peter Gothard, it is a mantra he intends to instil in his students via the use of IT
07 Mar 2013

Opinion: What’s missing from the new computing curriculum for schools

Crispin Weston, chair of BSI’s expert committee for education technology, explains why secondary school ICT had to change
26 Feb 2013

Analysis: In a BYOD class of its own

Peter Gothard reports on a school that has embraced the bring-your-own-device philosophy and rolled out super-fast Wi-Fi for the benefit of pupils and staff
21 Feb 2013

Next Gen Skills appoints Talent Development Co-ordinator

Kim Blake tasked with helping to promote coding and digital design skills in schools
07 Feb 2013

Gove U-turn and new DfE report put moves to raise status of ICT education in doubt

IT features further down report than art and design
07 Feb 2013

Computer gamification in education can hinder learning, warns Johnny Ball

Veteran TV presenter says technology should enhance learning, not detract from it
07 Feb 2013

Google Raspberry Pi gift and IT EBacc ‘diversion’ from real education crisis, says SETUK

Year-long schools overhaul could be tech company conspiracy, suggests adviser to the government
05 Feb 2013

Infosys: Shortage of big data modellers as well as data scientists

Senior vice president says the firm needs both so its clients can benefit
01 Feb 2013

Computer Science to be included in EBacc

Michael Gove says Computer Science will be 'fourth science'
31 Jan 2013