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1:1 e-learning in schools boosts academic skills

Learning Foundation produced a parental survey showing that 1:1 e-learning in schools boosts academic skills. The consultancy works with schools to introduce computers for every child in a class, year group or entire school, whatever their income and provides access...

Learning Technology Enhances Workforce Assets

Technology is now a seamless part of our world; in education, the workplace and at home technology enhances the learning experience and supports learner development. Sophisticated digital learning programmes can enhance the learner experience. By providing...

The Augmented Classroom

The new augmented reality mobile game Pokémon GO has been a huge success with more than 30 million people who have downloaded the smartphone app. The app takes players to real-world locations and simulates Pokémon for them to catch and battle. Using augmented reality...

Digital Futures: Engage – what’s it all about?

We want to inspire, open doors, create thoughts and improve futures Thinking back to those teenage days; what to do with our lives; what A-levels we’d do, what ‘job’ we might strive for, what road we might travel; we all remember a time when a conversation, an...

Inclusive Technology Prize finalists

Find out more about the 10 finalists developing assistive living technology to help improve the lives of disabled people. In 2014 we launched the Inclusive Technology Prize to inspire people to improve or develop assistive living aids, adaptations, products and...

Code masters: Meet Britain’s new digital artists

A new generation of artists is embracing computer code and software in their work. Their art – powered by social media – is interactive, drawing in live content from across the internet. Any one of the millions of people who use sites like Twitter,...

Nesta Tech Nation 2016: much more than disruption

“Digital tech is a force for disruption”. Often, these words feel like a threat. They make us think of industries upended, jobs automated, business models evaporated. But disruption has a positive flip-side: namely, diffusion. When it encourages established industries...