Education

Government goes ahead with non-compulsory ICT curriculum proposal

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

Looser ICT curriculum 'might be welcomed' by teachers

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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

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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

Google cloud will rain on IT’s parade


24 May 2012

IT graduates take years to learn the ropes


24 May 2012

Microsoft launches social network, So.cl – quietly

Experimental social networking site not intended to trouble Facebook
23 May 2012

The <go to> girl: an interview with Dr Sue Black

Having spearheaded the successful campaign to save Bletchley Park, academic and social media whirlwind Dr Sue Black is now setting her sights on transforming the UK’s IT skills base with the Foundation
23 May 2012

Teacher training colleges hold key to ICT revival

A shortage of suitably qualified teachers threatens to derail efforts to create a new generation of programmers
22 May 2012

Web of woe


22 May 2012

Studying piles


09 May 2012

An education in tweeting


09 May 2012

ICT is wasted on most school kids


02 May 2012

Skills Commission warns government against withdrawing ICT curriculum

Two-year wait for new syllabus will lead to greater problems in 2020, says Education and Skills Commission
11 Apr 2012

University of the West England deploys Microsoft Lync to boost productivity

Unified communications form part of £10m IT overhaul
09 Apr 2012

Report: Big data to add £216bn to the UK economy

Harnessing big data could create 58,000 jobs by 2017, says report from SAS and the Centre for Economic and Business Research
05 Apr 2012

Two-thirds of Scottish ICT firms expect to take on more staff

Scotland's IT industry requires 40,000 more professionals in next five years
03 Apr 2012

How tablets can be put to work

While there is a lot of hype behind tablet computers, they are already doing a worthwhile job in many niche areas. And the advent of Windows 8 may see even wider uptake
03 Apr 2012

High-tech porkie detector


02 Apr 2012