"RT @BBCCiN: Good luck to our friends @rednoseday @comicrelief tonight and everyone fundraising for #RedNoseDay"
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yesterday
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yesterday
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yesterday
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2 days ago
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2 days ago
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3 days ago
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4 days ago
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4 days ago
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8 days ago
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8 days ago
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9 days ago
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9 days ago
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10 days ago
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The future of technology teaching

Posted on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

A few months ago we looked at the changes coming about in the teaching of technology and ICT, particularly in light of the governments’ scrapping of the old ICT curriculum in England. We conducted an extensive piece of research and analysis that revealed that 91.9% of teachers would welcome outside businesses or organisations to provide such skills development training for their students. We also looked at the ways in which companies could benefit from getting involved in this area of education.

We summarised our findings and views in a report you can access here. The report focuses on teachers and young people and is of relevance for all organisations that create technology, or use technology within their operations. The content covers changes to technology education, and the opportunities and benefits for business across curriculum development, ICT course design, continuing professional development, vocational education, and life skills.

Of the teachers surveyed, 89.2% feel that ICT education is becoming increasingly important and 98% would find teacher ICT training or development support from business quite or extremely beneficial.

If you need future employees to have technical skills or are already involved in supporting technology training programmes and you would like to discuss any of this further, feel free to contact us.