Learning through technology

With the fast and exciting development of technology, education is finding innovative new ways to use it to enhance the learning of young people.

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Batley Schools take on ICT Apprenticeships

Two schools in Yorkshire have found a new way of teaching their students skills for work and business, while qualifying them to work in ICT at the same time.

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Did You Know?

This video talks about the pace of change in modern society and the challenge of having to prepare young people for an unknown future.

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Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher is a tool which helps young children express themselves creatively. Children can make their own video and audio recordings, take photographs and keep a blog of their experiences.

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Invicta Grammar School - 'Creative technologies'

Developing ways for students to use the technology they routinely hold (mobile phones, PDAs, MP3 players) to record and support their learning.

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Make the Future

A video looking at ideas drawn from research commissioned under the Beyond Current Horizons programme, which considers the future of education in the light of social and technological change.

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Next Practice in Parents and Carers: Real Time Reporting Using Texting

Next Practice in Parents and Carers supported 12 sites in transforming parental attitudes to education, engaging not just parents but schools, community organisations, employers and local government.

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Schome -NAGTY - 'Teen Second Life Pilot'

NAGTY are collaborating with The Open University, The Universities of Warwick and Liverpool and the National Physical Laboratory, in exploring whether Teen Second Life will afford the development of networked learning communities.

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Social search for stuff that matters

Infocow connects you with useful stuff to help take control of life - sites, stories, information and inspiration. It’s made for and created by young people, aged 14-19.

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The Youth Achievement Awards in Swindon

Young people have been learning how to run a radio station in Swindon.

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Thomas Hardye School kids take part in Films for Learning

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Unfiltered, Young’s People’s Reflections on Smoking

Young people have been using digital photography to explore the issue of smoking.

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