Becta to close as a result of cutbacks

There has been mixed reaction in the UK to the announcement that Becta (British Educational Communications and Technology Agency) is to beclosed down by November as part of the new Government’s public spending cuts.  There has been speculation about this for weeks, ever since Becta was singled out as one of the many quangos that could be closed by the Conversatives to save money. Becta was set up in 1998…

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Becta launches ‘Next Generation Learning Website’

>Becta has launched a new Next Generation Learning website as part of their drive to show how parents, learners and employers can get the most out of technology. The website is a key resource to find out more about the innovative and exciting ways that technology is already being used by some schools and organisations to improve engagement, motivation and results. Exemplar schools include John Cabot Academy in Bristol, where…

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