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Pupil monitoring system unveiled
Tracking software that combines keeping tabs on pupil behaviour and academic achievement has been unveiled by management information specialists Pearson Phoenix. The e1 Monitoring system extends to timekeeping and extra-curricular activities, as well as allowing teachers to record "events" such as "good homework" for individual pupils. The system also features online reporting for parents. For details, go to www.pearsonphoenix.com
Stone bowls over Apple
Hardware manufacturer Stone has been recognised as an accredited consultant on educational applications by IT giant Apple. Stone was named an Apple solutions expert in education in recognition of its links with the firm's products and software, meaning it can offer the full range of Apple technology and provide advice on how to use it in the classroom.
Government education ICT agency Becta has revealed a list of recommended new suppliers to deliver services for schools. The list is divided into two groups: one focuses on infrastructure and mobile and bundled connectivity services, while the second features service integrators, for schools who want to combine new systems with their existing equipment. The list contains a total of 25 companies across the two sections and is available from Naace, the association for ICT teachers, on www.naace.co.ukbectanews1.