IT Week: Becta Dismisses Accusations of Wasted Millions
Dec 19, 2006, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The British Education and Communications Agency (Becta), tasked
by the government with organising IT in schools, has dismissed an
independent report claiming that over £200m of government
funds have been wasted under its watch.
"The report by Sirius, an open source consultant, accuses Becta
of not properly monitoring e-Learning Credits (eLCs), funds
available to schools to buy software from an approved list of
titles and suppliers..."