Education

Cable: Education and IT will be UK's biggest export sectors

Business secretary Vince Cable
Business secretary claims education and tech sectors are set to boom
30 Jan 2013

Analysis: It takes skills to explore big data

Big data concept
Sooraj Shah examines the mix of skills organisations need to undertake a successful big data project
24 Jan 2013

Welsh government to spend £39m on faster broadband in schools

Welsh flag set against blue skies
Schools will also receive funds to buy ICT kit
15 Jan 2013

Lego launches hackable, iOS-ready, Raspberry Pi-like super brick

New Mindstorms range takes aim at science and technology education
09 Jan 2013

Analysis: data scientists – a case of quality versus quantity?

As more organisations seek to exploit big data, so courses designed to teach the requisite data science skills are beginning to spring up. But fears are growing that they might not be attracting the right calibre of candidate
09 Jan 2013

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

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

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

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