Tag Archives: Education

BenQ UK welcomes Ben Whitaker as Education Technology Consultant

BenQ has appointed Ben Whitaker as Education Technology Consultant. Whitaker begun his career as a teacher in 2007 and subsequently becoming Assistant Principle: Head of Sixth Form. During his 12 years of teaching, Ben saw firsthand the advancement of online resources such as Youtube and the changing role of educators …

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Re-training reimagined

Dr. Andrea Cullen from CAPSLOCK discusses why CAPSLOCK was established in an effort to broaden skills and understanding for a career in digital security. CAPSLOCK is a new, government-backed educational organisation which re-trains people in cyber security. A new model of online education is being piloted with a revolutionary method …

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Delivering quality audio in the shift towards hybrid learning

Theis Mørk, Vice President, Global Product Management at EPOS looks at how audio technology has become vital to the education sector and remote learning. A recent report conducted by EPOS: Reimagining education with high-quality audio, highlights the need for educators and institutions to recognise the role audio plays in the …

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The pandemic learning curve

Trevor Evans, MD at Consenna discusses the channel’s role in facilitating home learning and how partners can respond to the tech needs of the education sector Trevor Evans, MD at Consenna had this to say: How prepared was the Channel to respond to the shift in education created by the …

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Enhancing education channels

One year ago, Intel launched Pandemic Response Technology Initiative (PRTI), a $50 million commitment to use Intel resources to combat the effects of COVID-19 across three focus areas: healthcare, education, and economic recovery. Under this programme hundreds of initiatives and life-saving projects came to fruition, helping communities beat the virus, …

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Selling IT to schools: Let’s get digital!

The events of the past twelve months have significantly accelerated technology adoption for many schools and opened up new approaches to teaching and learning. But what has this abrupt shift to digital learning taught us and how can schools make the most of their IT budgets moving forward? Mark Whitefield, …

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In-Class, Remote, or Hybrid Learning? How Technology in Education Can Help

Nadav Avni, Marketing Director at Radix Technologies discusses the advantages of device management in education and the future of remote learning. The pandemic effectively displaced 1.2 billion students from receiving classroom education in 2020, catching many schools and teachers off guard. Consequently, many institutions received little time and resources to …

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Acer UK enhances Acer STEM Rewards Programme.

Acer UK is offering a free extended 3-year warranty on purchases of its Chromebook 311 (C733U and C733T) or TravelMate B3 (B311-31) from 1st June 2021 up until 30th September. https://uk-offers.acer.com/education-laptops-promo/ The ultraportable Acer Chromebook 311 is designed for classes, projects, and everyday activities. Weighing in at only 1kg, this …

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How UK businesses can avoid a digital skills disaster?

Sean Farrington, SVP EMEA at Pluralsight explores How UK employers can build a cultural environment that promotes learning and development, and ultimately boosts productivity and morale. Recent research has truly brought home the existence and implications of the digital skills gap in the UK. Conducted by The Learning and Work …

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Education under cyber attack  

Jon-Marc Wilkinson Director Sales, UK and Ireland from WatchGuard Technologies looks at the education sector under siege from cyber criminals and the need to ensure our schools, colleges and universities are protected.  In September last year, the UK government’s NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre), part of GCHQ, issued an alert to the academic …

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