A Knowledge Base with an emphasis on Science Resources (for KS3, KS4 and A-level) and resources for Global Matters is open at
Becta was once the UK’s government agency leading the national drive to ensure the effective and innovative use of technology throughout learning. It was established in 1997 and closed in March 2011. Becta provided leadership to embed the effective use of technology and provided rigorous research to evaluate the impact of technology on the education and skills sector.
Their website www.becta.org.uk no longer exists, except in archived form at
So, once upon a time they took issue with me in using the domain www.becta.org
The ‘legal’ proceedings (subsequently dropped) were reported in the TES at
Here is a good compilation of 100 tools for teaching and learning. The list was based on the results of the votes of more than 50 learning professionals from 48 countries worldwide.
The following collections should be useful for A/AS Level and a range of GCSE Physics topics. In many cases you will require Java or Shockwave to be installed on your computer for the programs to run.
Mind mapping software is used to create diagrams of relationships between ideas or other pieces of information. A concept map is a special form of a web diagram for exploring knowledge and gathering and sharing information