Adrian Mee asks whether a new digital divide is being created while Christian Smith reports on the impact of a summer week of coding in a primary school. Elsewhere regular contributor Bob Harrison considers the challenges facing teachers this year while Christina Preston reports on recent MOOC innovation and also on the impact of digital home-school links. Returning to the theme of challenges Jon Silvera explains why schools and businesses should work more closely together to ensure that the new curriculum is a success.
We also have our usual sponsoring partner contributions. RM Ltd offer advice on successful use of ICT across the school, Makewaves demonstrate effective use of their social learning platform and Texthelp provide an example of improved student independence, self esteem and engagement. All reminders that although ICT the subject may be comatose ICT the tool for learning is alive and well and supporting school and pupil progress. Long may it be so.