Category Archives: IT education and training

“Casio” Offer the chance to win one of 15 projectors at “Bett” show

Celebrate Casio’s five years lamp-free with 15 projectors to be won   As Casio Projectors celebrates five years of being lamp-free at Bett 2015, attendees to the exhibition are being given the chance to win five of the revolutionary Laser … Continue reading

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University Spearheads National School Project to Shed Light on Cosmic Rays

Cosmic rays – high energy particles from outside our solar system- are being studied by at least a dozen British schools in original research being spearheaded by Bristol university More schools are welcome . For more info turn to page … Continue reading

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Gove Launches the ‘TechBacc’ Which Will be a Rigorous Equivalent to A Levels

On April 22 a new qualification was launched by education secretary Michael Gove . The TechBacc will be as demanding as the English baccalaureate and will help employers recognise students who have taken rigorous vocational courses. Gove said at the … Continue reading

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Electronica Expert and International Entrepreneur will be a Star Speaker at the Revamped D+T Show

Electronics expert and international entrepreneur Peter Kember will be a star speaker at the revamped ‘D+T Show’ in November. Peter Kember , CEO of Kember Associates, has an international reputation for designing , installing, and project managing creation of fab … Continue reading

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New programming aid – ‘kids think it’s cool’

RunRev recently unveiled a new resource to help teach students to love programming. The RunRev education microsite provides invaluable material and practical advice on how to use the LiveCode software development to build tailored teaching aids or an entire course. … Continue reading

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New electronics starter kit to teach pupils to understand the concepts of electricity

E & L Products Limited has launched a starter kit of simple circuits to give children a more comprehensive of electronic circuits for a special offer price of £64.99. The kit comprises twelve electrical component modules of eight different types. … Continue reading

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Record breaking 50,000 attend big bang

Over 50,000 pupils and their families attended the Big Bang UK Scientist and Engineers Fair at the NEC during three days in March. Over 120 organisations put on displays designed to thrill and inspire the next generation of scientists and … Continue reading

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Stone Unveils First Pc Rental Scheme

ICT Services provider to UK education, Stone, has developed the first long-term PC rental scheme to enable schools to invest in new ICT hardware via their revenue rather than capital budgets.

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IT To Remain Compulsory Subject But Programme Of Study Not To Be Mandatory

IT will remain a compulsory subject at all key stages and will continue to be taught at every stage of the curriculum. This was stated by education secretary Michael Gove when he opened the BETT Show in January. However, he … Continue reading

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Eptsoft Adds STEM Software To Its Offers

In the light of proposed curriculum changes Eptsoft have added STEM software to its title for science, technology, engineering and maths. This highly interactive software includes around a thousand topics ready for full screen IWB technology. Developed to resemble a … Continue reading

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