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Local authorities

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.

Government strategy

Becta is working with key partners to design a national ICT infrastructure for education that will provide system-wide benefits of coherence and interoperability, at an affordable price.


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City Learning Centres

The key features of a City Learning Centre and how to find them.

Harnessing Technology strategy

This strategy sets out an ambitious agenda to make strategic impacts on the education system.

Next Generation Learning

Find out about Becta's campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of the use of technology in education.


"The laptop with 3G connectivity appears to be the most popular solution being offered to learners. I'm sure 3G has its advantages and disadvantages. Would anyone be prepared to share here their (or their learners') experiences of 3G so that we can identify problems, possible solutions and things to avoid?"

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