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Standards and specifications

The national digital infrastructure aims to deliver a sustainable, reliable and coherent infrastructure for education. Download the standards involved in delivering this vision, and join us in developing new specifications.


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Common File Format technical specification adopted

A technical specification for interactive whiteboard learning resources has been adopted by the Information Standards Board and they will be working with industry to support adoption when Becta closes in March 2011.

Specification for audiovisual installations

Providers of AV equipment are being encouraged to adopt a BSI specification as the standard for their installations.


"I think this is a very clear and purposeful document. There are areas that have a cost impact on schools, but the focus is right."

Posted 8 November 2009

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