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Online Safety Cartoons for 4-7 Year Olds Launched

Monday, March 18, 2019

A series of videos called 'Jessie and Friends' has been launched by the NCA. It is intended to teach children how to keep themselves safe online.


Workload Reduction Toolkit Update

Friday, March 15, 2019

Reducing teacher workload is a key strategy to make teaching more attractive in the UK. The Workload Reduction Toolkit https://bit.ly/2Qx38GJ has just been updated with items including the use of technology.


Broadband coming to rural schools in the UK

Thursday, February 28, 2019

More than 100 rural primary schools across England are set to get gigabit-capable broadband connections within the next few months as part of the Government’s commitment to improve internet infrastructure in rural areas.


Founder School continues to win awards

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Regent International School, our first international founder school, continues to win awards. http://www.motherbabychild.com/2019/education/regents-international-school-success/


Education Minister Develops Key Theme for Ed Tech in schools

Sunday, January 27, 2019

In our earlier news item, we noted that Damian Hinds, education minister, has identified five key themes for the role of Ed Tech in education, the first of which is using Ed Tech to reduce teacher workload.  In his speech at the BETT Show (23 January 2019) he expands on this, and describes a forthcoming project to find out what works for schools.


New 'official' Online Safety Lessons Announced - Have Your Say

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The UK Government has announced that online safety lessons will be produced in support of Government plans to make relationships, sex and health education classes compulsory at all schools from September 2020. What do you think about this?


TheETA joins forces with the Curriculum Innovation Centre

Friday, January 11, 2019

TheETA has begun a partnership with the Curriculum Innovation Centre, Bradford.


Lessons learned from the TheETA Award Founder Schools

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The recent achievement of the TheETA Schools Award by Regent International School brings the total number of founder schools to five. What patterns are emerging from their returns? What lessons can all schools learn?


Damian Hinds' Vision for Ed Tech in Schools

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

In an article in the Daily Telegraph of 7 August 2018, the Education Minister outlines his vision for the role of Ed Tech in schools. We greatly welcome and support his vision. We encourage everyone to engage in his vision and determine how they might get involved.


Government Policy continues to let students down

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The government continues to let down a generation of students, through policies which give no value to the digital skills they will all need throughout life. Read More