Latest education publications

Amito offers free hosting resources to help keep kids learning

As education transitioned rapidly to a homeschooling model, the unprecedented upsurge in traffic for online learning platforms has proved severely challenging. Hosting provider, Amito have responded by offering free infrastructure resources to those platforms in need of extra capacity and greater connectivity.  Enabling them to continue to bring home learning to the thousands of children across the UK, keeping them connected and engaged with their schooling. 

Holograms to replace written notes, Barnardo’s says

Holograms and body implants will replace handwritten notes and letters as ways people will communicate in the future, a new survey into digital habits has suggested.

A poll of more than 3,000 children and adults in Britain by children’s charity Barnardo’s found that just 13 percent of young people and 8 percent of adults believe people will still write messages to each other in 30 years’ time.

Phishing warning issued to students ahead of A-Level results

Majority of UK’s top universities have not done enough to protect themselves from email scams UK students are at risk from phishing attacks because many top universities are failing to follow best practices to block fraudulent emails, new research has claimed. According to a report by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, 65 percent of the UK’s top… Read More

Tackling the data centre skills gap
The data centre industry needs to promote the education of their staff, move away from a small niche of specialists, and promote cross-disciplinary working through knowledge, writes Robert Tozer The data centre skills gap refers to both the knowledge gap (lack of training and experience) and the numbers gap (lack of people to fill positions).... Read More

Robots are empowering special needs children and reducing the IT skills gap

Companion robot Matilda helps Australian teachers create engaging learning environments for special needs students while improving their cognitive skills La Trobe University in Australia has teamed up with a local school for students with intellectual disabilities to trial a robot classroom companion. So far Matilda (who thankfully looks nothing like its chainsaw-wielding Robot Wars namesake)… Read More