TITLE

News briefs

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
IT Training;Apr2004, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents news briefs related to training in information technology. Gala Group Ltd., the gaming organization best known for its Bingo operation, has been accredited as an ECDL test center. The company will now be able to run in-house ECDL courses for its employees, and hopes to award 200 certificates by the end of the year. Museums and libraries are being taught how to use their resources for educational purposes through a government web site. Microsoft is again searching the globe for students with the best Microsoft Word and Excel skills as part of its MOS specialist academic competition. E-learning company ThirdForce is acquiring Irish company AV Edge, which specializes in content for digital and broadcast platforms, at a cost of £ 347,000. Lloyd's Register is using a range of Thomson NETg's e-learning courses to support a large-scale migration to Windows XP. Becta, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency, has published a guide to e-learning in post-16 education.
ACCESSION #
13648345

 

Related Articles

  • News: News briefs.  // IT Training;May2003, p7 

    Presents news briefs related to developments in the field of employee training in information technology as of . Sites for training opened in Great Britain by the leading bingo and casino firm Gala Group Ltd.; Course for training in J-Track, an IT system, taken up by police and Crown...

  • Bridging the digital divide. Wills, Michael // Adults Learning;Dec99, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p10 

    Addresses the issue on the gap between education and technology in Great Britain. Pros and cons of the convergence of information and communications technologies; Opportunities created by these technologies; Budget of the government for education.

  • Initiative launched to bridge IT divide.  // Public Finance;02/04/2000, p19 

    Informs on an initiative in Great Britain to bridge the gap between information technology `haves and have nots'. Launching by the Minister for technology and learning; Initiative for lifelong learning.

  • Amended rules. Cole, George // Accountancy;Feb1996, Vol. 117 Issue 1230, p71 

    Predicts the increase in information technology (IT) training in Great Britain. Factors that have implications for IT training and education; Widening gap between models designed for the home and the office; Shift towards an information society.

  • Beyond museums and historic sites. Davis, Ian // Teaching History;Dec2001, Issue 105, p42 

    Discusses the benefits of working visits to museums for the purpose of developing students' historical understanding in Great Britain. Controversy in debates over the nature of history education for students; Repositories of knowledge for history teachers; Use of portraits for educational purposes.

  • Document round-up.  // Education (14637073);10/26/2007, Issue 286, p6 

    The article offers information on various documents about education in Great Britain. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published "Inspiration, Identity, Learning: The Value of Museums--Second Study," a summary of the independent evaluation of the national and regional museums...

  • Cutting-edge classroom technology is wasted on teachers.  // Education (14637073);1/11/2008, Issue 295, p2 

    The article reports on the failure of state schools to effectively use information technology (IT) in the classroom. The British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (Becta) reports that although the British government may install IT equipment in classrooms, the technology is...

  • Can IT investment in schools keep pace with technology advances? Hall, Kathleen // Computer Weekly;8/21/2012, p7 

    The article presents an excerpt from an article published on the electronic version of the periodical on information technology (IT) investments in the British education system, focusing on the effects of budget cuts and the transition of schools into the academies programme on IT spending.

  • Scrapping GCSE ICT curriculum just the start. Glick, Bryan // Computer Weekly;1/17/2012, p9 

    The article discusses the state of information technology (IT) education in British schools in light of the government's dissolution of its information and communication technology (ICT) national curriculum.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics