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Temporary Adjustments to CLA Licences for Schools and HE...

Publishers have been responding generously to support schools and higher education institutions forced to adapt to remote teaching following closures due to COVID-19. PLS is pleased to be able to complement those individual initiatives through temporary adjustments to both the schools and HE collective licences administered by Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA). This is only possible […]

Digital Skills and the All Party Parliamentary Group

At the first meeting of the APPG for Digital Skills, Tim Scratcherd, operations director, presented on Digital Skills. Here is a summary: What are digital skills? Digital skills are skills with digital tools.  Having them means being able to use digital tools to get things done. Digital tools are simply applications or apps.  The core […]

Schools Cannot Afford Computing

A recent Ofsted report of a qualitative survey of schools indicates that schools are responding to financial pressures by reducing curriculum breadth. It will come as no surprise that this has had a negative impact on the delivery of Computing in both primary and secondary schools, with the consequence that children leave school less prepared […]

First Meeting of the APPG for Digital Skills

The first meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Digital Skills was held on January 25th. In a packed meeting, speakers explored the future context of digital skills, what is meant by digital skills and how digital competence is currently being delivered by English schools. To find out more, click on APPG under campaigns.