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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.


ICT purchases can be aggregated by local authorities to achieve better value, terms and levels of service. Becta has EU-compliant procurement frameworks to save you time and effort.


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New ICT services framework

Becta announces 25 new suppliers to help the schools and further education and skills sectors save time and money.

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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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