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Everyone who cares about education in England should read this . . .

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Warwick Mansell has produced a superb critique of Gove’s arguments for the new Education Bill. Read it at http://www.educationbynumbers.org.uk/2011/02/18/michael-gove-and-the-launch-of-the-education-bill/ .

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February 27, 2011 at 5:13 pm

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What next for ICT in the curriculum

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The review of the National Curriculum is now underway and with it the fight to ensure that ICT retains its place as a core subject for all pupils in the face of Gove’s attempts to take ourĀ  schools back to the 1960’s. To support the response from Naace (The ICT Association) members will be meeting at think tanks is Birmingham, Bradford and London during this week to discuss key issues on the role of ICT, curriculum content and KS4 accreditation. Keep an eye on the Naace website for further information.

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February 21, 2011 at 6:41 pm

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Reducing ICT Costs in an Age of Austerity

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Is it possible to save money on ICT provision in schools without sacrificing quality? If a school is prepared to relinquish some local control and can accept the occasionally ephemeral nature of the cloud then the answer is a resounding yes. See my paper Reducing ICT Costs in an Age of Austerity.

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February 6, 2011 at 4:05 pm

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Naace Strategic Conference 2011

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Time is running out to book for the best education ICT conference of the year. Click on the advert or go to direct to the Naace website.

Written by Paul Heinrich

February 6, 2011 at 3:48 pm

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