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Are We Building A Workforce For Tomorrow - Or A Work 'Farce'?
Philip Peters, who heads up an organisation specialising in prepping students for workplace training, has some strong views on what's going wrong with our education system. Is he right?
Ark Schools Chooses Civica For IT Contract
Ark Schools, a Trust that built a network of academies offering high quality education to children, has chosen tech firm Civica for a five-year £17m IT contract.
Askham Bryan College Selects Financial Management Software
Askham Bryan College is set to implement new finance management and integrated electronic workflow software after a period of growth which has seen turnover double in four years.
BBC Introduces “Make It Digital” Scheme
The BBC has revealed its Make It Digital project, a plan to create more knowledge and awareness of the digital world and skills such as computing and coding.
BBC Launches App To Encourage Pre-Schooler Literacy
Following the success of its "Playtime" app the BBC have released "Storytime" featuring six digital reading experiences from the television channel.
BBC Launches Kid’s Content For New IT Curriculum
The BBC has launched a new series of educational content designed to support the new IT and computing curriculum.
BBC Launches New Doctor Who Game That Aims To Teach Kids To Code
The BBC has announced a new Doctor Who game for CBBC audiences voiced by Peter Capaldi - and it's designed to teach kids the basics of coding. Oh, and it's free!
BBC Set To Donate One Million Free Computers To Children
The BBC and partners today unveiled the BBC micro:bit – a pocket-sized, codeable computer.
Best Selling British Computer? Step Forward The Low-Cost, Raspberry Pi
The Amstrad PCW was the former holder of the title, but with the upcoming release of the Raspberry Pi 3 it looks as though the Pi foundation will break the previous record.
BETT Show: UK Teachers To Be Helped Skill Up In ICT
Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan outlines a slew of IT-friendly initiatives, including help from firms like Google and O2.
Big Blue Opens New Dedicated IoT Arm
In fact IBM has announced the creation of two new business units, both to be led by Harriet Green, formerly CEO and executive director of the Thomas Cook Group and of Premier Farnell.
Birmingham City Fights Skills Shortage With £10m Investment
Birmingham City University has invested £10m to address the shortage of young people studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects.
Birmingham City Launches Online STEM Skills Centre
Birmingham City University (BCU) has launched an online e-skills learning centre and UK National Office which aims to tackle Europe’s shortage of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills.
Birmingham City University Completes Ambitious IT Overhaul
International IT and managed services provider Logicalis has today announced its multi-million pound refresh of Birmingham City University’s tech infrastructure is complete.
Birmingham University Supporting Cancer Treatment Research
The University of Birmingham is supporting ground-breaking research to create a proton Computed Tomography (CT) image that will help to facilitate the treatment of cancer patients in the UK.
Box And Jisc Partner Up To Bring Cloud Storage To Further Education
Box has announced a partnership with Jisc, the charity which promotes the use of digital tech in UK higher education.
Brits Are Ready For A “Digital By Default” Nation In 2015
People of the UK are ready for a nation that is digital by default, according to a new study by tech giant Fujitsu.
BT Creating More Than 1000 IT And Technology Apprenticeship
More than 1000 apprenticeship and graduate jobs in IT, technology, research and engineering are being made by UK telecoms giant BT.
BT Launches Computing Project For Teachers
Telecoms giant BT and IT education organisation Barefoot Computing Project have teamed together to help prepare teachers for the new computing curriculum.
Businesses Need To Teach All Employees About Cybersecurity (And Blow Their Own Trumpets)
Every employee in an organisation needs to know about cybersecurity, according to David Jones, the head of the BBC's information security team.

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