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'Nice show, shame about the Gove.' Inside BETT 2014

'Nice show, shame about the Gove.' Inside BETT 2014

Jack Kenny has attended BETT since the first at the Barbican. This is his personal view of BETT 2014
What is wrong with us? We all sat there on the first morning of the 30th BETT show and listened respectfully to the tendentious speech from education secretary Michael Gove MP.

Had we forgotten that he is the one who supports the employment of unqualified teachers? He is the one who destroyed the Building Schools for the Future programme to find money for his pet free school projects. He is the one handing over control of various educational consortia to his cronies. He is the one who talks about freedom and localism and yet has centralised control of schools as never before. He is the one who does not understand “transparency”. Apparently his minions even consider Ofsted's Sir Michael Wilshaw subversive.

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BETT 2014 gets Gove and Hancock for first day

BETT 2014 gets Gove and Hancock for first day

Which minister is up for a strategy for learning with ICT – Gove or Hancock? Find out at BETT
Education secretary Michael Gove MP has confirmed that he will open the BETT 2014 ...

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Having a Ball again – with Stone at BETT 2014

Having a Ball again – with Stone at BETT 2014

How do you bring learning to your BETT stand? Take a leaf out of Tony Parkin's book
It’s that time of year again, Christmas is over, schools have re-opened, and thoughts turn t...

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App-making’s DTP route to schools with AppFurnace

App-making’s DTP route to schools with AppFurnace

App creation gets as easy or complex as you like – fill out our survey for a free two-week test drive
When the new computing curriculum hits schools in England in September 201...

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It's showtime as screens step out into 'Cool Street'

It's showtime as screens step out into 'Cool Street'

Chris Drage, amazed by the advances in display technology, reflects on some breakthroughs at BETT 2013
Four groups sit around an interactive table, each creating a new business...

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