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Entries in 'Education Sector Spotlight 2017' (8)

A-level results highlight worryingly early gender disparity within tech industry

A-level results highlight worryingly early gender disparity within tech industry

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More must be done to encourage young girls to get into the technology sector. Yesterday’s A-level results revealed that only 9.8 per cent of those completing computer-related courses were girls. ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Aug 18th 2017 at 10:18AM
Opinion: Children need to start coding, and they need to do it now

Opinion: Children need to start coding, and they need to do it now

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Coding used to be for geeks in their bedrooms but now it is firmly in the classroom. FUZE technologies founder Jon Silvera talks about how coding has been democratised and ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Aug 14th 2017 at 11:50AM
Lessons in futurology - the future of the classroom

Lessons in futurology - the future of the classroom

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The classroom of 2017 is far more tech-oriented than ever before. While ‘back in the day’ the most high-tech you’d be likely to see was a hulking CRT TV being ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Aug 11th 2017 at 10:55AM
Projections for Edtech market

Projections for Edtech market

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Projectors are the norm in the classroom, but there’s so much more that AV can do to enhance learning. Nick Price, territory manager at Optoma explains how tech is being ...

on Aug 8th 2017 at 9:20AM

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Back to school

Back to school

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When Rob Horgan was nine years old, Windows 1998 had just been released. To find out what technology the nine year olds of today use, he ventured back into the ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Aug 7th 2017 at 10:51AM
UK Edtech firm Impero bought for £27.5 million by Investcorp

UK Edtech firm Impero bought for £27.5 million by Investcorp

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UK Edtech business Impero has been bought for £27.5 million. Investcorp has bought out the Nottingham-based business, trebling its value in just three years after a management buyout.

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Aug 4th 2017 at 10:34AM
Parents want safety, schools need results

Parents want safety, schools need results

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Steve Hicks, head of global sales at BullGuard outlines how parents’ needs to protect their children and schools’ needs to ensure good pupil results can dovetail and be leveraged to ...

on Aug 3rd 2017 at 10:21AM
'By any means necessary' - Interview with Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton

'By any means necessary' - Interview with Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton

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Since launching its first microcomputer in 2012, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has taken the world by storm. Jonathan Easton speaks to co-founder and Raspberry Pi Trading CEO Eben Upton about ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Aug 1st 2017 at 10:28AM

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