Digital curriculum

20th April 2001 at 01:00
A digital television channel allowing children to study, do homework or revise for tests has been given backing by the Government.

Primary teachers will have access to videos, animations and interactive materials designed to bring their lessons to life - but not to replace them in the classroom.

Educatin secretary David Blunkett hopes that a library to support the entire national curriculum will be available and trials have started in more than 30 schools. But some commentators are concerned that the scheme will create a class of "have-not" pupils from poorer homes without access to such facilities.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now