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23 May 2014

Facebook announced a new feature for its Facebook app that can automatically identify music and TV shows playing in the background as you're writing a status update. When you activate it, the opt-in feature uses your smartphone's microphone to scan your surroundings; you'll see a sound icon moving on the screen as it does. If the Shazam-like feature finds a match, you can share songs or shows with your friends as part of your update.

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23 May 2014

The announcement from Facebook about two new features aimed at helping users to control their privacy is to be welcomed. Facebook's privacy controls have always provided the user with flexibility as to who information is shared with, but the new features will help people make a more informed choice.

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20 May 2014

Brand New Naace Professional development training event

Naace is pleased to announce a new training event for teachers which will help prepare for the new Computing Curriculum.

Tools to deliver the new Computing Curriculum

Naace have developed a one day training event which will provide useful information and tools for teachers to use in schools to help them deliver the new Computing Curriculum.

The day will comprise of a mixture of practical keynotes which demonstrate evidence of the impact of successful computing, along with various breakout session sponsored by Naace sponsoring partners.

The breakout sessions will provide practical sharing of effective learning that has impacted outcomes for learners. The sessions will give you invaluable information and ideas which you can take away and implement within your school.

Target Audience:

  • Primary Classroom teachers
  • Primary school leaders
  • Primary innovative teachers

Dates and locations:

  • Tuesday 24 June – National STEM Centre, York
  • Friday 4 July – Park Crescent Conference Centre, London

Cost to attend is £95 + Vat per delegate.


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17 March 2014

'THREATS made to a teacher on Facebook have prompted a headmaster to send home a letter warning parents that they could face legal action for defamation.

Following abusive comments on the website, Tom Gittins, headteacher of Hartburn Primary in Stockton, has urged parents to consider carefully what they say on the internet.'


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