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John Cabot Academy show how they are making waves with technology to engage parents.

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Local Authority Self-review framework

Becta has developed a Local Authority Self-review framework to support
local authority teams on using technology effectively.

Harnessing Technology regional forums

The Harnessing Technology regional forums are meetings for local authority, regional broadband consortia (RBC) and city learning centre (CLC) representatives.

Safety alert: laptop computer charging trolleys

HSE has released a safety alert of a potential electrical danger related to laptop computer charging trolleys.


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Inspire parental engagement

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

Improve schools

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


"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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