Major Developments in the UK

January 9, 2003

More study from home to beat costs

Whether or not the Government adopts top-up fees in its White Paper on higher education this month, there is no doubt it is getting increasingly more expensive to be a student these days.

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Commission adopts proposal for new e-learning programme

The Commission has adopted a proposal for a programme that promotes the use of new information society technologies (NICT) to improve e-learning tools.

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BBC under fire over digital curriculum

Educational publishing giants including Channel 4, Pearson and Granada are expected to seek a judicial review of the BBC’s charter if the corporation gets the go-ahead to spend £150m of licence fee money on a new digital curriculum for schools.

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BT targets home learning market

BT is to launch a range of child-oriented and curriculum-linked online learning courses for the home market next month.

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