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Broadclyst scoops $25,000 at Microsoft's 'The Pitch'

Broadclyst scoops $25,000 at Microsoft's 'The Pitch'

Devon primary head and pupils excel for 'dragons' at Global Forum in Barcelona
Broadclyst Community Primary School in Devon took first place and $25,000 of the investors’ pot at The Pitch, a new competition launched by Microsoft at its prestigious Global Forum in Barcelona to find and support the most innovative ideas from school leaders worldwide.

Gayaza High School in Uganda was awarded $15,000 and Schloss Neubeuern school from Germany received $10,000 for its pitch. The crowd-sourcing element of the event came into its own when the pitch from Saint John's School, Chile, which failed to attract funding from the 'dragons', was met by Valerie Karaitiana, principal of Dallas Brooks Community Primary school, Australia.

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Puttnam launches 'Mind the Gap' to close digital divide

Puttnam launches 'Mind the Gap' to close digital divide

Research shows 'digital divide' closing as campaign makes fresh push
Lord David Puttnam launches the Mind the Gap campaign at Microsoft’s London offices this week (Tuesday Januar...

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BBC makes 2015 'year of making and coding'

BBC makes 2015 'year of making and coding'

It's official. The BBC gets behind 'making and coding' for schools and families, writes Tony Parkin
The 'will they, won't they' debate over the BBC launching a major initiative...

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#MozFest! – what the young webmakers thought

#MozFest! – what the young webmakers thought

Young DigitalMe reporters describe how learners were decoding it for themselves at the Mozilla Festival

  Helen's blog

You may have seen #MozFest! onTwitter and elsewhere, a...

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If at first you don't succeed, fail again – with finesse

If at first you don't succeed, fail again – with finesse

UK education fails nearly half its GCSE entrants every year, so why the big deal about failure? Gavin attended Nesta's Fail Fest to find out.
What do you think of Valve Softwar...

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