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Not-for-profit LGfL is first educational technology company and internet service provider to work with City of London police to block known piracy sites

LGfL DigiSafe, safeguarding arm of not-for-profit internet service provider LGfL, is proud to announce that it is the first educational technology company and internet service provider to work with City of London Police to block all websites on the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit’s (PIPCU) Infringing Website List. The Infringing Website List (IWL) documents known […]

Stone Group becomes latest HP For Education partner

HP For Education benefits now available to Stone customers through its trade-in and rewards scheme February 2019: IT provider Stone Group has been chosen as one of 22 solutions partners by HP For Education, enabling the former to offer a wider range of IT and recycling services to schools, colleges and academies located within mainland […]

SAFE SELECTION AND USE OF LASER MACHINES IN EDUCATION

  CO2 laser engraving and cutting machines are now in extensive use in education and can present hazards if not selected and operated correctly. HPC Laser look at some of the fundamental issues that should be considered. OPTICAL HAZARDS It is a common misconception that the visible red laser is responsible for providing the engraving […]

Schools “concerned” about Relationships, Sex and Health Education changes

New research by Headway Education, a social enterprise established to help provide children, and those who teach them, with the most up-to-date, sophisticated, high quality and engaging materials possible, has revealed that schools are growing increasingly concerned that they are not equipped to deliver the requirements of the Relationships, Sex and Health Education curriculum from […]

LAST CHANCE FOR SCHOOLS TO FLAG ASBESTOS AS CASES OF RELATED DEATHS SOAR

Bureau Veritas is urging the education sector to heed the government’s impending 15th February deadline to submit outstanding asbestos management surveys, as the legacy of asbestos exposure in UK schools is leading to increasing deaths. It comes after MP’s issued a stark warning that they were ‘seriously concerned’ that almost a quarter of schools have […]

Cisco partners with University of Edinburgh to accelerate innovation

Cisco today announced a partnership with the University of Edinburgh to collaborate on opportunities in AI and data-driven innovation, a key pillar of the recently announced Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal. As the first initiative in the partnership, Cisco has committed to support 20 start-ups through the University and Wayra UK’s Artificial […]

FXP Festival launches for 2019 with new creative category

FXP Festival, an East Anglian education initiative which aims to drive social mobility in the region, has announced the launch of its 2019 competition (6-8th July) with the introduction of an exciting new category. Originally formed as a STEM initiative based on a computer game design and development competition, FXP Festival 2019 is expanding to […]

RM Education announces partnership with the largest Multi-Academy Trust in the country – Academies Enterprise Trust

Education technology experts RM Education are delighted to announce a comprehensive partnership with Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). This strategic contract places RM Education as the provider of Managed Services for the entire estate for AET – the largest Multi-Academy Trust in the country. The contract, which runs until July 2022, encompasses 62 schools plus their […]

Sony launches first Artificial-Intelligence-based video analytics solution

Basingstoke, UK, 30th January 2019: Sony has today announced its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Edge Analytics solution, the REA-C1000, which allows users to create video content in real time, without the need for specialist training or additional staff or equipment. The compact and lightweight REA-C1000 uses its advanced AI-based video analytics technology to analyse […]

Scotland’s ‘Fintech Skills Academy’ pilot hailed a success

The pilot of Scotland’s new Fintech Skills Academy initiative, announced in September last year, has been hailed as a success. An ‘Introduction to the Retail Card Payments Business’, run in a collaboration between Dunfermline payment specialist Renovite Technologies and Fife College, concluded on Friday. Participants with varying levels of experience, from trainees through to seasoned […]