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News Update: July

1. Discussion paper to protect children from harmful websitess 2. Educating Mum and Dad 3. NHM Evolution iPad app 4. Charity launches summer holiday appeal

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26/07/2012
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New Products Update: July

1. BenQ Joybee GP2 2. Leader Impression I7A 3. Toshiba Excite 7.7 4. Nikon D3200 Camera

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26/07/2012
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The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Revolution

BYOD is a relatively new acronym. It means ‘Bring Your Own Device’ and it is a remarkably contentious issue with opinion sharply divided on whether iPads or smartphones should be let loose in the classroom. Here, Gareth Davies from Frog discusses this latest development in technology…

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26/07/2012
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Easing the financial burden of moving to academy status

The freedom to make changes to the curriculum and target resources where they are most needed are just two of the many reasons why almost half of secondary schools in England are now academies. So what changes to financial processes do you need to be aware of in the first year after becoming an academy? And how can you use technology to make this easier to manage? Paul Metcalfe, Academy Sector Manager at Capita SIMS, explains all.

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26/07/2012
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Classroom ideas for using online video

How can schools and teachers take advantage of the online video revolution, and bring its power into classrooms? Here, James Cross explores some practical classroom techniques and ideas.

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26/07/2012
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Putting the learning ahead of teaching

Lara Savory, Education Development Consultant at UniServity, and developer of the Life Learning Cloud learning platform, explains why it is important to put learning ahead of teaching...

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26/07/2012
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System Upgrade - Realising the vision for UK education

This new report by the Technology Enhanced Research Programme (TEL) warns that teaching and learning in the 21st century needs to be ‘turbo-charged’ by educational technology, to enhance learning and better prepare the next generation with digital skills to enable them to succeed in the globalised, digital workplace.

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26/07/2012
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Attitudes towards Child Protection in Northern Ireland

This NSPCC survey by Ipsos MORI was designed to examine levels of confidence among the general public in Northern Ireland in relation to recognise the signs of abuse; reporting behaviours and the experiences of parents on a range of issues including: Internet safety, Physical punishment, Bullying, Child protection in community and sporting organisations, and the Keeping Safe Curriculum in schools.

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26/07/2012
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