Libraries are 'less important' than ICT

5th November 2010 at 00:00

A survey by the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has found that nearly a third of teachers reported that libraries are less important than interactive whiteboards and other classroom ICT. The remaining two-thirds indicated each is of the same importance. The online survey of 1,200 primary teachers found 38 per cent of key stage 2 teachers and 30 per cent of key stage 1 teachers thought their library was suitable, but there was an increasing need to make more digital content resources available.

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