The Becta website will be closing on 31 January 2011.

Most of our online resources are now available under the Open Government Licence for anyone to re-use. Find out more.

About Becta

Becta leads the national drive to inspire and lead the effective and innovative use of technology throughout learning.

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BETT Awards Winners 2010: Digital Collections and Resource Banks category.

Find out why the Pre-Raphaelite online resource won, and what impressed the judges.

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Featured articles

Announcement on the future of Becta

The Government have announced a package of public sector savings which includes the planned closure of Becta.

Becta's role and its goals

Find out what is Becta's remit, and our achievements this year.


Derek Wise CBE, Becta Board member, has sadly passed away.

Becta is saddened by the news that Derek Wise CBE, a Becta board member since 2007, passed away last week.



How to...

Achieve best value

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

Improve your school

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