The Becta ICT in Practice awards, supported by The TES and sponsored by BT, return for a second year in 2001 with a total of pound;60,000 in prize money up for grabs - an increase of pound;20,000. Each teacher winner will receive pound;2,500 with another pound;2,500 going to their school or organisation. There are primary, secondary and post-16 divisions for three awards: manaement, inclusion and subject teaching, and a further two awards for management of change and advice and support. Nominations close on July 27. For details go to:www.becta.org.uknewspracticeawards * John Taylor, principal of Sheffield College, has been appointed interim chair of Becta, replacing Heather Du Quesnay who stepped down on March 31.