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Youth panel share their views on online safety
29 July 2009
Software to support special educational needs to be available on all Home Access packages
27 July 2009
Technology-savvy bright sparks put ICT in the spotlight
17 July 2009
Becta welcomes launch of new Microsoft subscription licensing option for UK schools
6 July 2009
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"I am in the process of investigating online reporting for my secondary school and wondered if anyone had any thoughts regarding reporting special needs?"

Posted 26 June 2009 in Online reporting community

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