Becta has published a guidance document for schools and local authorities on the usgae of ICT skills. Becta has published the document entitled 'Learning, teaching and managing with ICT: Funding guidance for schools and local authorities 2007-08'.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
This is the first time, Becta has released the funding guidance for schools and local authorities. The document places the guidance on funding within the context of the Government's e-Strategy delivery plan and Becta's role in leading and co-coordinating it. It also emphasises that ICT spending should be seen as a key driver to help achieve e-Strategy and wider Government objectives. The document explains the details of the five grant areas available to schools as well as providing advice on how to use them. Becta is playing major role in leading the educational community in applying and embedding new technology in learning, teaching and institutional improvement.