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Becta is the government agency leading the national drive to ensure the effective and innovative use of technology throughout learning.

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Latest news and press releases

Becta launches its new Next Generation Learning website
5 November 2008
Welcome for BESA report
5 November 2008
Interactive whiteboard suppliers committed to helping schools get more out of technology
4 November 2008
Next steps announced for the Home Access programme
21 October 2008
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Recent publications

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Harnessing Technology: summary

3 July 2008

A summary of Becta's review and revision of the original e-strategy to ensure that we are meeting the requirements of today's learners.

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Technology strategy for further education, skills and regeneration: Implementation plan for 2008-2011

9 April 2008

Implementation plan for technology in further education, skills and regeneration, which forms an important part of Becta's work to update 'Harnessing Technology'

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ICT Advice Alert
A quarterly newsletter direct to your inbox bringing you the latest updates from the Schools website.
A technology news and analysis service, aimed at anyone in the education sector keen to stay informed about technology developments, trends and issues.
Content developers bulletin
An email update which alerts you to key developments, information and events relevant to developers and providers of learning resources.
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Get best value

Find out how to get the best value for your investment, and how suppliers can work with us to achieve this.

Engage parents

Discover how to raise attainment by involving parents in their child’s education.

Improve your school

Find out how you can use ICT in schools in line with established best practice, and the benefits this brings.

Safeguard learners online

Understand how you can empower learners to keep themselves safe online.

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"Learning platforms without content are not much more than admin support tools. Is this opinion common among teachers?"

Posted 3 October in Learning platforms community

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