Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Sal McKeown is a writer and freelance journalist specialising in education. Sal has taught in schools andcolleges, supporting students with the full range of learning...

Tony Parkin switches his attention to post-16 education, and the future of apprenticeships over the next few years. If you use the word 'apprentice' in...

Sometimes educational technology babies do seem to disappear with bathwater. Effective teaching and learning strategies are lost as classroom technologies change, and new ideas...
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Sal McKeown is a writer and freelance journalist specialising in education. Sal has taught in schools andcolleges, supporting students with the full range of learning...
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  In January 2014 I attended my first Apps for Good event; a launch night for several new apps that had all been designed by...

  You may still have the dream. Or rather, the nightmare. That moment when you are sitting transfixed in a classroom, wanting the earth to...
EduTech Developers Meetup

Tony Parkin

I defy any teacher to go to a Teachmeet and not leave with a springier step and a more cheerful heart. Even if none of the presentations actually addressed one of your immediate classroom needs, just knowing that you are in a community of like-minded souls who are happy to get together and share ideas and advice reassures the educator and raises the spirit.

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Children in 20,000 schools across the UK are being invited by Sir Richard Branson to share how technology is supporting their learning and helping to shape futures.

Tony Parkin

Tony Parkin

"I have seen the Future, and it works"

I wrote my last post, Meetups and Teachmeets, here on bee-it just before the annual BETT Show, and it got a gratifyingly positive response. But I genuinely had no idea that with it I had foreseen the future, and tapped into the zeitgeist.

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Apps for Good has today announced the finalists in the national Apps for Good Awards 2014, designed to inspire students and discover the country’s leading young digital entrepreneurs.