The IT-in-education challenge

Howells, Jan
November 2003
IT Training;Nov2003, p16
Trade Publication
Training teachers how to use IT is vital if schools and higher education are to get the most out of new technology. This is the message that came across loud and clear from Charles Clarke, Secretary of State for Education and Skills of Great Britain. One way the Government hopes to make a difference is by providing laptops and PC tablets in all schools. David Burrows, head of education, voluntary markets and skills development for Microsoft, agrees with Clarke, but emphasizes that it is just as important to plan technology rollouts with care and precision.


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