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

Essa Academy
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

Big data
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

Big data: big skills opportunity

Exploiting big data could provide some of the impetus needed to drag the UK’s economy out of the quagmire. But the opportunity is slipping away due to a dearth of skills
06 Jun 2012

Google’s Schmidt: a formula for UK high-tech success

Google’s executive chairman says UK must 'reboot' IT education if it hopes to compete effectively in the 21st century
05 Jun 2012

Cyber security debate shifts from technology to psychology

The kids aren't all right, says speaker at Westminster Cyber eForum
01 Jun 2012

Media studies get social

01 Jun 2012

Four UK universities launch £3.5m supercomputing hub

Hub aimed at driving economic growth in the Midlands and London
30 May 2012

Google to fund new UK computer science teachers

Partnership with charity Teach First to train and support 61 ICT teachers
24 May 2012