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UK's digital maker culture 'not here yet' - Nesta

UK's digital maker culture 'not here yet' - Nesta

Despite a promising start, much more needs to be done to boot digital making for young people
For every child learning to make things with digital technology, more than 60 are left behind, according to a new report, Young Digital Makers, from innovation charity Nesta.

The report, authored by educator Oliver Quinlan, says that 8 million children are eager for opportunities for digital making, but only 130,000 opportunities were available outside classrooms. And warns that the UK is “neglecting its digital needs and the skills the economy will need in the future”.

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Tender spotlights '400 master teachers' mystery

Tender spotlights '400 master teachers' mystery

The politicians have trumpeted about 400 master teachers – but where are they?
In her keynote address at the BETT 2015 educational technology show in London in January educatio...

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Ofsted bans HMI advice 'when schools need it most'

Ofsted bans HMI advice 'when schools need it most'

Ofsted withdraws Computing advice even though teacher confidence is low
Bureaucracy works in mysterious ways, but those in education’s computing community are baffled by the ne...

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More than half teachers 'not confident' in Computing

More than half teachers 'not confident' in Computing

Computing starts in England's schools next term, but a Nesta/TES survey reveals the depth of disquiet
Critics of the new Computing curriculum are vindicated by the findings of ...

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Network is a core for the curriculum, not an add-on

Network is a core for the curriculum, not an add-on

 The Welsh guerrilla approach to learning with slow broadband - save, save and save again

You could almost get distracted from work at Ysgol Tan Y Marian – the view over t...

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