If your new year's resolution was to get up to speed with new technology, this week's hi-tech treat more than fits the bill.
We've got Microsoft's new Learning Suite, a huge education-specific software package comprising of Office 2003 Learning Essentials, Digital Image Suite, FrontPage 2003, MapPoint 2006, OneNote 2003 and Student 2006, and a state-of-the-art RM Notate tablet PC to give away in a prize package worth over pound;1,000. The Notate PC has a 60GB hard drive, Intel Pentium 1.6GHz processor, built-in modem, digital handwriting and speech recognition and weighs just 1.4kg.
For your chance to win, answer this question: for how many days' trial is Microsoft offering Office 2003? Click on www.microsoft.comukeducation for the answer. On the site, you'll see that Microsoft is showcasing curriculum materials created by teachers, with weekly prizes and trips abroad for featured work. Look out too for the free software and curriculum materials that Microsoft will be sending your ICT co-ordinator this month.