Tag Archives: impact

What can explain schools’ attitude to technology? (Part 1)

The recent consultations of the DfE with schools and the edtech community have prompted me to think a bit harder about the barriers to the wider adoption of effective technologies in education. They are usually presumed to be (in descending order): Teachers’ resistance to change; Schools’ intense focus on accountability measures; Affordability. #3 isn’t going… Read More »

A (flawed?) design for a tablet impact study

In an era where schools’ investment in technology seems to be accelerating, in both scale and cost, an accompanying and understandable questioning of the evidence base for these decisions is often heard. Lots has been written about this subject (some of it by me) and debates have raged impotently across the Twitterverse. One thing we can… Read More »