Ofsted | Advice note from Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, to the Secretary of State for Education, Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, on the first monitoring visits to academies and maintained schools subject to special measures in Birmingham

Ofsted | Advice note from Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, to the Secretary of State for Education, Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, on the first monitoring visits to academies and maintained schools subject to special measures in Birmingham.

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Beyond the Digital Divide: Young people and ICT

Beyond the Digital Divide

This perspective paper by CfBT Education Trust shows that internet access is all but universal. The new digital divide exists between students who use it to enable them to learn more effectively and those who don’t.

It suggests that our resources should be focused on training young people to make best use of the technology available to them.

Perhaps we should train school staff and parents first? Just a thought.