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by Joseph Savirimuthu, University of Liverpool Vast amounts of personal, behavioural and academic data about children are being collected, processed and used by schools, local authorities, and the government every year. But a recent review by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK of 50 websites and...

Miles Berry, a former headteacher, is a principal lecturer and subject leader for Computing Education at the University of Roehampton. You can contact Miles on Twitter at @mberry - this guest post is an adapted version of an article originally carried on his blog and is reproduced with changes...

There are waves of awful stories in the media about mobile phones in schools.  Tales of cyber-bullying, "sexting" and physical violence being used to steal mobile phones paints a worrying picture of life today for kids in school. But what about the positive side of pupils...

The Education Committee met today to ask questions of Michael Gove. Part of the session was given to specific #AskGove tweets submitted. See what Mr Gove had to say: ...

Over the last few days there has been an avalanche of news and opinion about ICT in schools. Schools are being overcharged in IT leasing agreements, signing agreements that overcharge them for the most basic IT equipment. Ian Livingstone talks about a "nation of digital illiterates", who...

A massive well done to the Governor Services team at Monmouthshire Council. They've recently recorded a series of videos to help Governors learn more about their role in their own time. Wendy Barnard, Senior Support Services Officer stars in the first of a series of films planned: “We...

Modern Governor is the UK’s leading provider of e-learning for School Governors with over 20,000 governors online. We continually work with governance experts throughout the country to improve Modern Governor and deliver it to the people who need it to improve how they govern our...

Today's the day when we're releasing our "School Governors and Social Media" e-learning module.  We've also taken the opportunity to spruce up the look of our other modules - here's what we've been up to...