More laptops to be made available for pupils stuck at home
Education: Secondary / Fri 22nd Oct 2021 at 09:10am
NEARLY half a million more laptops and tablets will be made available to pupils stuck at home due to Covid disruption as part of a new £126m package announced by the government today reports the TES.
The Department for Education will also set aside £13 million to fund IT support for schools and colleges that need help setting up the devices.
The additional laptops and tablets will boost access to lessons for disadvantaged students out of school due to Covid, “keeping them connected to their classmates and teachers”, the DfE said.
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