Best Schools: Schools tech strategy stalls

It's time for the government to show its commitment to technology in our schools by moving to the next phase. Ian Campbell reports.

11th March, 2012
Best Schools: Schools tech strategy stalls
Greg Tierney, market development manager, Steljes Ireland.

The optimism that followed the laptop and projector for every classroom initiative has started to dissipate in schools, according to Greg Tierney, market development manager of Steljes Ireland, with the new government slow to make clear its commitment to technology in the classroom.

"The next phase was to have more devices for students to use in the classroom and a national schools portal, but nothing's happened. I'm concerned about the inertia," he said.

While Tierney...

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