Schools

DfE bins flagship edtech demonstrator programme

Ministers claim scheme which pre-dates the pandemic is no longer needed now schools are open

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker and James Carr
Schools

DfE pledges £150m to get high speed internet to all schools by 2025

Schools in 'priority areas' to get cash to improve broadband connections

James Carr
James Carr
Edtech

Bett organiser to exit Russia after pressure from education sector 

Russian events will be led by a local leadership team - but Hyve 'won't profit or invest in' ...

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

Most schools not making best use of technology, DfE study finds

Research finds fewer than one in ten schools are 'digitally mature'

James Carr
James Carr
dfe

DfE apologises to academy finance staff over data blunder

Contact details for staff at an academy finance professionals event were accidentally shared with other attendees

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

DfE pledges extra 500k laptops for poorest pupils facing Covid disruption

Expansion announced under new £126 million investment

James Carr
James Carr
News

Edtech demonstrator programme phase 2: What schools need to know

The Department for Education has confirmed plans for the second phase of its edtech demonstrator programme. Guidance published today...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Another 18 schools and colleges named as ‘edtech demonstrators’

The government has announced another 18 schools and colleges handed up to £150,000 each to become “edtech demonstrators”. They...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Edtech group chair Lord Chris Holmes steps down following sexual assault charge

The chair of the government’s expert panel set up to improve the use of technology in schools has left...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon