Teachers need training, too

Whatever attitude they hold towards new technology, teachers need training in how to use it. Technology underpins so much of what they do, whether they realise it or not. There isn’t a teacher in the land that has not, in the course of their day, used or felt the benefit of technology, be it a printed sheet of typed instructions at one end of the scale or an immersive virtual reality experience during a lesson at the other.

Teachers must simultaneously be challenged and supported in order to develop expertise with new technology innovations and implement new learning in their classrooms. That ...

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