Bye bye BECTA…….. who's next?

So BECTA is one of the first victims of the government’s spending cuts. Could it be the start of greater scrutiny of education IT projects? Will there be others to follow? As Rory Cellan-Jones Technology correspondent for the BBC notes, BECTA “has been criticized for being captured by technology suppliers and failing to keep up with trends like the use of open-source software.” Perhaps there is a lesson there? Maybe they should have joined Learning Technologists Anonymous when they had the chance?


  1. Let's hope that no babies are thrown out with the bath water.

    "May you lIve in interesting times!" I can now see now why it's a curse!

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