The Royal Society has branded the UK's teaching of computing 'highly unsatisfactory', finding that although there's no lack of technology in the UK's schools, most pupils lack a deep understanding of the machines and their uses.
At a school in Scotland, iPads have transformed the classroom, unleashing creative potential and removing barriers. But it hasn't all been plain sailing…
The closure of educational tech quango Becta is set to save £10 million over the next year, according to the government.
British schools IT agency Becta is set to be closed down, the latest casualty in David Cameron's new government's cuts in public services.
This year's Nintendo-sponsored Handheld Learning Conference in London in October is host to a wide range of leading educationalists and technologists including Ray Kurzweil and Malcolm McLaren.
The newly-rebranded BCS, the UK's Chartered Institute of IT, is launching a new Academy of Computing this week, with the organisation's CEO criticising the level of IT education in British schools.
A Cambridgeshire school is on the verge of throwing out its register of pupils after successful trials using face-recognition technology to check students in and out of the building.
ExclusiveShy students are being given the chance to send answers to questions via Bluetooth from their PDAs, as the classroom embraces the latest technologies. The times of students hiding behind textbooks and offering silent prayers that they wouldn't be picked to answer the question could be at an end, with Greenwich schools trialling a high tech alternative