Education

BT teams up with skills bodies to create 550 IT apprenticeships in 2013

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National Skills Academy for IT and NITP working with BT to fill tech roles at SMEs
08 Jan 2013

Getting a Raspberry Pi for Christmas? Now there’s an online store to go with it

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With 25 apps already, the Pi Store is fast catching up with Windows 8…
19 Dec 2012

SAS launches academy to tackle demand for "£52,000 a year" big data specialists

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Demand for specialists to “increase by 92 per cent in next 5 years”
10 Dec 2012

Government science spending falls, despite election pledge

Cuts in technology and innovation funds of 7.6 per cent since 2010 - despite election pledge to maintain investment
08 Nov 2012

University of Cumbria issues £3m tender for IT infrastructure service

Six-year deal to replace 'end of life' on-premise datacentre
08 Nov 2012

ICO won't take action against Department for Education over data breach

Breach exposed personal data – including passwords – of respondents to consultation
22 Oct 2012

Case study: Essa Academy's high-tech approach to education

Peter Gothard learns a lesson or two about technology-driven education at Bolton’s Essa Academy
02 Oct 2012

Businesses lack skills in big data, says SAS expert

SAS managing director believes organisations lack personnel to properly process big data
11 Sep 2012

Who will teach Computing Science?


05 Sep 2012

Computing research: The power of data science

Stand aside BI Man. Extracting meaning and value from today’s unstructured business information is a job for the Data Scientist
04 Sep 2012

Quantum chip offers 'security guaranteed by the laws of physics'

Researchers unveil quantum chip technology that could be available within five years
04 Sep 2012

Sowing the seeds of digital success: An interview with skills champion Ian Livingstone

Author, entrepreneur and government-appointed skills champion Ian Livingstone explains why the UK’s future prosperity depends on getting school kids excited about coding
21 Aug 2012

'World's greenest PC' to debut in Europe next month

MicroPro's Iameco wooden tablet computer to go on sale in September as creator reveals plans for laptop made from old wooden pallets
16 Aug 2012

Survival strategy for programmers


31 Jul 2012

LGfL selects 'simplicity' of CentraStage over 'over-complicated' Kaseya

Simplicity of user interface made LGfL select CentraStage's remote management tool
27 Jul 2012

£8m grant for university cyber security schools

Universities invited to bid for funding for post-graduate cyber security centres
23 Jul 2012

Gen Y – or Gen Why?


09 Jul 2012

Entry-level exam for Linux trialled at Birmingham City University

Linux Essentials programme intended to bridge the gap in students' IT skills
05 Jul 2012

Our debt to Bletchley and Turing


19 Jun 2012

Denying children ICT contact is "frightening opportunity cost" says Google Engineering Director

Google says IT-savvy children could "change the world"
12 Jun 2012

DfE explains ICT curriculum disapplication, telling schools "It is up to you"

Government will back off and "let the best happen" says Education Department.
12 Jun 2012

Government goes ahead with non-compulsory ICT curriculum proposal

Many children “will not be taught ICT at all” say opponents
11 Jun 2012

Looser ICT curriculum 'might be welcomed' by teachers

Teachers at the first school to use the £22 Raspberry Pi computer are keen to teach programming skills
08 Jun 2012

Leicester to host supercomputer capable of answering the ultimate questions

Multi-million pound supercomputer to help astro-physicists study universe
07 Jun 2012