Technology gives learning edge

6th October 2000 at 01:00
SCHOOLS with good computer and technology resources achieve better results at age seven to 11 than those without, according to new research.

A report by the British Educational Communications Technology Agency, which advises the government on technology issues, used information on results and Ofice for Standards in Educataion data to look at the link between school performance and the availability of new technologies.

In English, it found 54 per cent of schools with good technology rated above national standards at ages 7-11, 58 per cent in maths and 57 per cent in science.

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