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News and the media

News and press releases about Becta's activities and current ICT issues.


Latest Becta news and press releases

Here are the latest five News and Press releases on Becta's activities and current ICT issues.

Becta's research assets [ARCHIVED]
Following the announcement of the closure of Becta we received a great deal of interest from the education community and others in the future of Becta's extensive research on technology for ...
News item published 17 December 2010

The Home Access programme [ARCHIVED]
The Home Access programme has been a runaway success and is now closed.
News item published 16 December 2010

New host for ICT Research Network [ARCHIVED]
The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) in partnership with Naace will be hosting ICT Research Network (ICTRN) before Becta closes in March 2011.
News item published 2 December 2010

Becta website closure and managing in-bound links [ARCHIVED]
Organisations or individuals linking to resources on the Becta website, need to be aware that re-directs will be applied to the National Archive only between 31 January 2011 and 31 March 201...
News item published 2 December 2010

Closure of the Becta website on 31 January 2011 [ARCHIVED]
Becta's website will close on 31 January 2011, ahead of the organisation's closure in March.
News item published 2 December 2010

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