UK edtech conquering international education technology market

UK education technology companies have a strong presence not only within the country but also at the international level, according to a UK-based edtech provider that is spreading its wings internationally. Sebastian Francis, co-founder of Titus Learning, said that with the promotion that British goods and services are receiving from the Department of International Trade […]

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Businesses to spend $3.7 trillion (£2.8 trillion) on digital products and services in 2018

Businesses across the world are expanding their reach, and this means that they need to improve their digital presence while also safeguarding themselves from hackers and cybercriminals. This has created a significant need for IT products and services. Recent research by Gartner shows that businesses across the world will be spending around $3.7 trillion (£2.8 […]

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New technology to help autistic children integrate into traditional classrooms

A 2014 survey that People for Education conducted in Canada found that about 49 per cent of elementary school principals asked that parents keep children with special education needs at home for at least a portion of the school day. Now, however, the Toronto District School Board is testing a new technology, WebMoti, for schools […]

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UK should focus on fintech to retain its leadership position, says Barclays

Ashok Vaswani, CEO of Barclays UK, said that it is imperative that the country keep its leadership position in the financial sector by placing more importance on developing financial technology (fintech). He pointed out that the UK has a regulatory system that supports fintech. The nation’s legal system is equally supportive; and there is enough […]

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Digital technology can transform the North’s economy, says report

The Powerhouse 2050: Transforming the North report says that the adoption of digital technology, innovations in health and energy and advanced manufacturing technologies have the potential to not only generate an added economic benefit of £100 billion but also create 850,000 jobs. This is the second review published by the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, chaired by […]

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New Midlands training centre to give impetus to driverless technology

MIRA Technology Park, the automotive Technology Park and Enterprise Zone, stated that it will be constructing the MIRA Technology Institute at the cost of £9.5 million. This construction will be in collaboration with HORIBA MIRA and some of the noted education institutions in the Midlands. North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College, the University of Leicester, […]

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Stirling schools bring digital tools for e-learning into classrooms

Local schools in Stirling are the first public buildings to benefit from the Gigabit City initiative. These schools have access to ultrafast Internet connectivity, which is allowing them to introduce innovative digital learning tools in the classroom. This has been made possible by the collaboration between Stirling Council, CityFibre and MLL Telecoms, and it will […]

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UK companies still using easy-to-guess passwords, finds study

A recent survey has found that individuals and organisations in the UK are still not taking adequate measures to protect their online accounts from potential hackers. They are using simple passwords to protect their online accounts, and this could be an expensive mistake on the part of these businesses. Atomik Research, an independent research organisation, […]

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University of Hull collaborates with Infor to boost technology skills

The University of Hull has joined forces with Infor, a leading applications provider that develops cloud-based business applications for industry-specific use, to use its Cloudsuite Industrial Machinery ERP solution. The university stated that the adoption of this solution will help its students acquire experience in using a cutting-edge technology platform that is industry-specific. This, in […]

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Lancashire to get four education facilities for skills development

The skills shortage in the UK has prompted the Government, local authorities and business organisations to take steps to close the gap. Lancashire is about to benefit from these initiatives, which will see four new education centres open across the county. These centres are part of the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Growth Deal funding […]

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