Category Archives: Research

Microsoft Classroom Pilot Launch

Last Friday a group of teachers visited the Microsoft Offices at Waverley gate in Edinburgh. They had a session led by Anna Kellner of the DLT with Natalie Burgess, Microsoft Teacher Ambassador and Andy Nagle, Microsoft Education. They are currently … Continue reading

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1:1 Digital Learning at Gracemount High School

XMA worked with us recently to film a case study about 1:1 digital learning at Gracemount High School. The video outlines the many advantages of 1:1, describing how successfully embedding digital technologies in learning can impact on engagement and attainment. 

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Edinburgh 1:1 Mobile Evaluation

In August 2012, the City of Edinburgh Council commissioned Hull University to evaluate the impact and potential of mobile technologies for learning across our four 1:1 pilot schools. These schools were Broomhouse Primary School, Sciennes Primary School, Forrester High School … Continue reading

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What if every pupil had an iPad?

from Bolton to Los Angeles… Ever wondered what your school might look like if every pupil had an iPad? Have a look at this video of Essa Academy in Bolton where they’ve done just that, and witnessed a significant improvement … Continue reading

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How green is your Apple?

We’ve been getting a few questions recently around the green credentials of the iPad, and as we didn’t know the answers we looked them up! Apple have a lot of information on their website about their environmental performance. They also … Continue reading

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Engage for Education – what have they been up to?

Engage is the Scottish Government’s ground-breaking online project that enables the public and practitioners to discuss education, learning, youth employment and early years policy directly with the Ministers and teams responsible for them. Through our mix of discussions, news and blogs, social media channels and the events we … Continue reading

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ICT in Education website update

The ICT in Education section on the Scottish Government website has been updated.  The site now includes sections on the work of the ICT in Education Excellence Group, the ICT in Education Project Implementation Board, the Reference Group and Stakeholder … Continue reading

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