School management

Ed-tech in 2020 and beyond

Ahead of Bett 2020, Caroline Wright looks at BESA’s latest research findings on the state of ed-tech in UK schools and the challenges faced by the sector, not least when it comes to teacher training


Are you going to Bett 2020?

Thirty-five years ago, Dominic Savage co-founded what is now known as the Bett Show. He looks ahead to Bett 2020 – which runs from January 22 to 25 – and what the future of ed-tech holds


GDPR: The countdown continues

The new General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect in just under three months’ time. Al Kingsley advises schools on their preparation


Embedding effective ICT

Earlier this year, Michael Gove said that ICT in schools was a mess. Brenda Bigland discusses how her school embedded ICT across its classrooms and curriculum and offers an insight into developing an effective ICT strategy


The wi-fi debate

Experts are split on the safety of exposing children to wi-fi in schools, with some concerned about evidence of health risks. Dorothy Lepkowska looks at the issue


Cloud computing: Look beyond the silver lining

Cloud computing may save money but choose the wrong cloud service provider and the school could find itself in breach of the Data Protection Act. Paula Williamson and Harvey Davies look at the possible pitfalls

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