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'Invisible' parents put their child's education at risk
05 November 2009
Provisional approved suppliers for Home Access programme announced
28 October 2009
Unprecedented demand for eCPD results in innovative collaboration between Becta and LSIS
20 October 2009
Pass IT on for Get online day
19 October 2009
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Improve your school

Develop and follow a strategy that uses technology to achieve better outcomes for learners.

Achieve best value

Provide or purchase quality, fit-for-purpose technology, with the right support, at the right price.

Inspire parental engagement

Enable parents to access and use technology for a positive impact of their children’s learning.

Plan sustainable success

Balance the economic, social and environmental aspects of technology for learning.

Safeguard learners online

Protect, educate and empower everyone to keep safe and secure online.

Make learning personal

Support learners to make effective, discriminating use of technology that meets their needs.

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The Emerging Technologies for learning area draws together news, research, analysis and views around technology developments and trends relevant to education.

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"Parents...need a formative assessment model that provides meaningful insights, and one which allows them to get the most out of their investment in education."

Posted 14 September 2009 in the Parental engagement community.

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