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Becta provides advice and guidance to local authorities to support and encourage schools to improve learning with ICT. We do this by providing information and tools for whole school improvement and best value procurement.

Personalising learning

To achieve the best outcomes, teaching and learning should be tailored to each learner. We are working to promote a common vision for the transformation of education through personalising learning.


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What is a learning platform?

Explains what a learning platform is and the Government's expectations for the future.

Learning platform functional requirements and technical specifications

These documents present a set of functional requirements and technical specifications for learning platforms.

Funding for your learning platform

The government's e-strategy and funding for learning platforms.


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"Of the schools that I have seen, those giving pupils access and ability to create and manage areas of the platform, at an early stage of the implementation, are those which progress fastest and get most from the experience."

Posted on 29 October 2008 in the Learning platforms community.

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