Tesco on call

15th December 2006 at 00:00
Tesco is offering schools four telephones they can plug into computers so pupils can make free calls over the internet. It plans to spend pound;750,000 to improve teenagers' communication skills. Tesco commissioned research by Professor Tony Enery, head of linguistics at Lancaster university, who found that teenagers used a vocabulary half the size of those aged 25 to 34.


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