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Why the 'Computing' umbrella is letting in water

Why the 'Computing' umbrella is letting in water

Because 'Computing' learners are tested on Computer Science, writes Tony Parkin
Given the confusion over the national curriculum shift from ICT to Computing for schools in England, what better time to run an event for schools on "Preparing for the new Computing curriculum"? Particularly if you are the august-sounding Westminster Education Forum with an inside track on policy.

School and curriculum leaders desperately need some clear and simple messages on Computing to help them plan their curriculum provision for September 2014. But where will they find it?

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ETAG's Titanic challenge - indicating for a turn

ETAG's Titanic challenge - indicating for a turn

Educational technology is the solution to the wrong problem, writes Peter Twining
The dominant education narrative in society today argues that education isn’t fit for purpose ...

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Can iPad's catch-22 stranglehold be broken?

Can iPad's catch-22 stranglehold be broken?

iPad dominates the schools market, but for how long? App-maker John Friend investigates
The landscape of technology in schools has changed rapidly since the iPad launched just ...

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RM Education quits producing hardware for schools

RM Education quits producing hardware for schools

No more RM PCs for schools as RM switches to software and services – Abingdon factory to close in 2014
One of the strongest, longest running brands in computer equipment for UK...

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Hungry for learning? 'Knowledge grazing' fits the bill

Hungry for learning? 'Knowledge grazing' fits the bill

Is Bloom's taxonomy redundant in the information age? Jaye Richards-Hill opts for knowledge grazing ( artwork Maia Terry )
The information revolution has shifted learning away from...

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