BECTA


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BECTABritish Education Communications Technology Agency (Coventry, West Midlands, England, UK)
Becta[not an acronym] (formerly British Educational Communications and Technology Agency; UK)
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Hit by cuts: (clockwise from top left) Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency, subsidies for the Longbridge redevelopment the General Teaching Council, the police, and schools technology agency BECTA
Niel McLean, executive director of Becta, said: "Becta believes that when used effectively both in schools and at home, technology can be extremely beneficial to a child's education.
service administration, Capita will support Becta in delivering a successful
They were also recently awarded the Inclusion Quality Mark, the Becta ICT Mark and Artsmark Gold, which was the second time the school had received the award.
Choose a product that has industry compliancy such as CIPA, BECTA, HIPPA and the Internet Watch Foundation.
Dr Brown has been involved in educational computing for over 30 years and is Expert Consultant to Becta, the United Kingdom Government's education technology agency.
Jive's recent international customer wins include Nokia Siemens Networks, Screwfix, Becta and Hitachi Europe.
uk he has been trying to persuade England's education department to place printed warnings alongside all screens due to the light projected onto them, and contacted BECTA (British Educational Communications & Technology Agency) three years ago.
Guidance on internet safety is available for parents, schools and teachers from Becta, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency, which is part-funded by the Welsh Assembly Government".
This essay reviews several studies (specifically those conducted by BECTA, "Speaking to Write," and Scotland's CALL Centre) that have explored students' interaction with voice recognition programs to produce texts.
Although such a high degree of ease with technology is rare, the staff of one under-5s center have won a national award for excellence (see BECTa Web site) in recognition of their "technological literacy" program.
Accredited by Becta, SmoothWall's Guardian filtering technology already provides thousands of schools with solid protection against proxies and online games, intelligent tools to prevent cyberbullying and flexible control over bandwidth-hungry streaming media.