Tag Archives: BBC

BBC archives for teaching and research

The British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) is currently working with Jisc and the BBC to establish which programmes and other items (e.g. documentation, photographs and sheet music) from the BBC archives would be of greatest value for the … Continue reading

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BBC’s Knowledge & Learning website

Arriving over the coming months is a new website from the BBC to support learning and teaching. Building on the already invaluable material available for classroom use, the refreshed site, currently in beta, will bring together factual and learning content … Continue reading

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Child of our time

This week the BBC series following twenty-five children born in 2000 reaches the point where they transfer from primary to secondary school and become teenagers. The usual interesting blend of interview and documentary, this year’s two parts are broadcast on Wednesday and Thursday (27th & 28th February) at 9pm on … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2013

Originally created by the European Commission in 1999, Tuesday 5th February will see the tenth anniversary of this event. Hosted by European Schoolnet, the theme this year is ‘Online rights and responsibilities’, and aims to encourage users to ‘Connect with … Continue reading

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International Education Week 2012

International Education Week runs from the 12th to the 16th of November and the theme for this year is ‘Use your voice’. Each day, the BBC World Class in partnership with the British Council, will be running live debates allowing schools to tell … Continue reading

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Archives in the news: preservation of the BBC website

While browsing the Metro in the staffroom this lunchtime I was interested to see this article on how a member of the public took it upon himself to harvest parts of the BBC website that were about to be sent to … Continue reading

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