Today, 20 January, School Standards Minister Nick Gibb spoke to the online BettFest conference, which focuses on how innovation and technology can improve education.
Despite the unprecedented challenges the global Covid pandemic has created this year, the Department for Education has been delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care for everyone, whatever their background.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the government’s position on school closures and the new package of support for online learning. It answers some commonly asked questions in relation to the online learning support package.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the announcement of the first Institutes of Technology, as well as school funding and the Education Secretary’s letter to the NAHT union.
Backed by £10 million in funding, the new strategy will support innovation and raise the bar in schools, colleges and universities over the country. Some of the specific aims of the strategy include using technology to reduce teacher workload and promoting the use of innovative technology for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Secretary of State’s vision for revolutionising the way technology is used in education.