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There are over 300,000 software developers working in the UK alone, and according to The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that software developer jobs will increase by 30 percent between 2016 and 2026 as new technology emerges. Here at GitHub, we want to help teachers train the next generation of software developers. 

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Ash Merchant, Education Director at Fujitsu UK and Ireland, discusses how the digital skills gap among teachers is costing the UK economy…

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QA Education editor Victoria Galligan asked Servo Socks creator Dan Kitchen about his clever little cases for motors which promise to put paid to cries of “I can’t fix this to anything!” in robotics lessons…

Computing Q&A with Servo Socks

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Craig Smith, Education Sales Manager UK & Ireland, Jamf, has some pointers for using the iPad when teaching to ensure the effectiveness of the technology's use…

Technology is becoming an integral part of the classroom, for students and teachers. However, a recent survey found that 37% of teachers want to use technology in the classroom, but aren’t sure how to do so.

The edtech industry has rapidly grown in recent years, with tech giants, start-ups, and everything in between embracing educational initiatives. A simple analysis of the market’s growth reflects an emphasis on education reform Craig Scott, VP of technology at ViewSonic, explains how the most effective edtech resource is one which empowers teachers…

An employee study has revealed the education sector is investing in smart workplace technology and seeing better productivity, skills and wellbeing, but that risky behaviour is opening up potential cybersecurity threats.

Employees in the education sector are reporting greater productivity, wellbeing and the development of new skills as a by-product of the introduction of digital technology, according to a global study from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.

A concerning 84% of young people have advised they don’t feel there is enough information available on how to pursue a career within digital sectors, according to new research by the Climb Academy, an online training platform founded by BBC Apprentice Winner, Mark Wright.

Craig Fearnsides, product expert at Smoothwall web filtering, discusses the need for effective monitoring systems in educational settings…

The number of teen suicides has risen dramatically in the past seven years. Cyberbullying is clearly more widespread and more impactful than face-to-face bullying. Why do you think this is?

Siert Wijnia, CTO and Co-Founder of Ultimaker, examines how 3D printing can help to reduce fear of failure, increase engagement with students, and ultimately better prepare them for the future that lies ahead of them…

The attainment gap between privileged and disadvantaged GSCE students will take over 100 years to close, while poor access to technology for pupils from deprived areas is thwarting UK businesses, experts say.

The Education Policy Institute recently published its annual report on the state of education in England, and found that the disadvantage gap at the end of secondary school has shown a significant slowdown in the rate of gap closure over the last few years – threatening the ambition of significantly greater social mobility.