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Wales' Hwb 'being driven by learning and teaching'

Wales' Hwb 'being driven by learning and teaching'

Departing education minister takes blocks off learning with Hwb network and 'Digital Wales'
Wales’ ambitious drive to transform learning and teaching across all its schools and colleges was given a fitting celebration at the National Digital Learning Event and Awards at Cardiff City Stadium.

Leighton Andrews AM, the then Welsh minister for education and lifelong learning (since replaced by Huw Lewis AM), along with the four keynote speakers – Ewan McIntosh, Tim Rylands, Steve Wheeler and Russell Prue – gave an unambiguous message to teachers, learners and their families: the new national Hwb digital network is being driven by learning and teaching and not by technology. And the time has come to give more trust to young people so that they play a fuller part in their education.

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Whatever the question, the answer is 'SharePoint'!

Whatever the question, the answer is 'SharePoint'!

Along Microsoft's schools frontline, Gerald Haigh finds SharePoint as an exit from ICT managed services
I can fearlessly confess that even though I’ve been writing about Micros...

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Becta removes Etech from 'approved' VLE list

Becta removes Etech from 'approved' VLE list

Becta has removed Etech, the creator of the Studywiz VLE, and its six associated products, from its 'approved' learning platform framework list of  suppliers .

It has issued the ...

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Studywiz buy-out reveals VLE market pressures

Studywiz buy-out reveals VLE market pressures

A management buyout is said to have secured the future of the Studywiz virtual learning environment (VLE) used in thousands of schools across 27 countries. Studywiz is one of ...

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Becta survey's warning on learning platforms

Those worried that Government policy on learning platforms isn’t sparking the hoped-for changes in teaching and learning, will find cold comfort in ICT agency Becta’s latest ‘H...

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