Welsh government invests £39m in school broadband
The first minister of Wales has announced £39m of funding to bring better broadband to schools across the country.
The Learning in Digital Wales Grant follows a push by the Welsh government to develop more learning opportunities on the web, having formed a National Digital Learning Council in June 2012 and introduced the Hwb platform in December, putting more resources for teachers and students online.
Now it wants to ensure everyone has an equal chance to access these tools by investing in the broadband infrastructure, connecting schools to Hwb and the wider internet.
“We want Wales to be a world leader in digital learning, we need to be able to offer our schools fast, consistent and reliable broadband services,” said first minister Carwyn Jones.....Read more
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