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UK needs more women in tech to compete on global scale, says Education Minister

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The UK will only realise its full potential as a global technology hub if more women are encouraged to find careers within the sector, Education Minister Nick Gibb has said
31 Jul 2014

Raspberry Pi gets major hardware upgrade, pleases enthusiasts

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Four USB 2.0 ports and lower power needs for new Pi as Foundation admits 'industrial customers' a consideration
15 Jul 2014

"I want to hear teachers saying get your mobiles out, not put them away"

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South Staffordshire College director of strategy and infrastructure Jamie Smith tells Computing how the college is improving learning through BYOD
21 May 2014

H4cked Off: Has Michael Gove learned his lesson?

The education secretary's not everybody's favourite, but he's starting to make the right noises in IT at least
10 Feb 2014

Are educators ready for Michael Gove's new computing curriculum?

How smooth will the curriculum's introduction be come September?
07 Feb 2014

Gove and Osborne launch £500k “Year of Code” campaign to raise programming awareness

“Get coding this year – it’s easier than you think” says government initiative
04 Feb 2014

Government education measures “still too predicated on volunteerism” says SET's Bob Harrison

CAS, Master Teachers and Barefoot Computing Initiative would benefit from greater spend, says Harrison
24 Jan 2014

Top marks for Splunk at UCAS

Solution architect Peter Raymond tells Danny Palmer how Splunk helps the service cope with demand during peak periods including A-Level results day
16 Jan 2014

£30 Aakash 2 tablet now on sale in the UK

'World's cheapest tablet' could cause waves in education sector - or end up in municipal dumps
17 Dec 2013

Top 10 IT skills stories of 2013

Computing has a look at the hardest hitting IT skills stories of the year
09 Dec 2013

Gates and Zuckerberg pour $9m into US school broadband scheme

Cash will assist in speed-testing for school internet nationwide
06 Dec 2013

BCS given £1.1m to help teachers prepare for new computing curriculum

Funding is specifically for primary school teachers who have no experience of computer science
05 Dec 2013

Inspiring the next generation of computer scientists

Jane Richardson, director of the Oracle Academy in EMEA, looks at how we can start encouraging young people to think about a career in computer science
20 Nov 2013

Plugging the IT Skills Gap Part One: Back to school with Oracle

Part One of a three-part series examines Oracle's Java education programme
29 Oct 2013

Q&A with the Cyber Security Challenge participant who landed a cyber role at PwC

Computing speaks to Chris Doman, who came second in one of the challenges, about how the CSC enabled him to enter the cyber security field
29 Oct 2013

Google climbs into bed with JANET, as new educational ICT infrastructure framework agreed

'Peace of mind' security and compliance agreement may see adoption increase from current one-third of UK universities
09 Oct 2013

What actions are needed to plug the cyber security skills gap?

In the final part of our interview with Labour MP Chi Onwurah, she suggests areas where the government needs to take action to plug the cyber security skills gap
27 Sep 2013

Kroes announces EU IT education proposals to boost youth job prospects

'We have the tools, we have the technology, we definitely have the talent,' says Digital Agenda Commissioner
23 Sep 2013

E-skills and Cyber Security Challenge bid to make cyber security appealing to students

Two new programmes set to launch this month in secondary schools
13 Sep 2013

Cracking the NHS’s data analysis skills conundrum

On the back of Sir Bruce Keogh’s report, how can NHS staff better harness data to improve healthcare, asks Sooraj Shah
13 Sep 2013

How can you attract talent to the cyber security profession?

In part two of Computing's interview with Labour MP Chi Onwurah, she explains how talent can be attracted into the security profession
09 Sep 2013

Nolan Bushnell: Tablet software can cut high school learning from 4 years to 6 months

'Father of modern gaming' tells Campus Party London tablets will lead to a sea change in education
06 Sep 2013

Digital economy relies on making content, not just consuming it

Chancellor George Osborne and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales urge businesses to develop producers of digital content
05 Sep 2013

How the government intends to close the cyber security skills gap

Sooraj Shah asks universities and science minister David Willetts and education secretary Michael Gove about the government’s plans to bolster the nation’s security skills
04 Sep 2013