The Innovation Unit

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Please supply the following information relating to your organisation's involvement with The Innovation Unit http://www.innovation-unit.co.uk

1. the names of projects that you are working on with The Innovation Unit

2. details of the objectives, time frames and current status of the projects

3. the cost of these projects and the name of the budget that they are paid from

4. the name and rank/grade of the person in charge of the project.

Yours faithfully,

John Walker

Nina Stone, British Educational Communications and Technology Agency

Dear John

Thank you for your request:

Please supply the following information relating to your organisation's
involvement with The Innovation Unit  http://www.innovation-unit.co.uk

     1. the names of projects that you are working on with The
Innovation Unit

     2. details of the objectives, time frames and current status of
the projects

     3. the cost of these projects and the name of the budget that
they are paid from

     4. the name and rank/grade of the person in charge of the
project.

Your request is being processed by Becta in line with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Day 20 as specified by the Act is Tuesday 14 April
although we would hope to be in touch with you again before that date.

Yours sincerely

Nina Stone

PA to Tony Richardson

Executive Director – Strategy & Communications

Becta

Millburn Hill Road

Science Park

Coventry CV4 7JJ

Tel: 024 7679 7039 (DDI) / 024 7641 6994 (Main No)

Email: [email address]

Website: http://www.becta.org.uk

Freedom of Information, British Educational Communications and Technology Agency

Dear Mr Walker

Further to your request under the Freedom of Information Act:

Please supply the following information relating to your organisation's
involvement with The Innovation Unit

http://www.innovation-unit.co.uk

1. the names of projects that you are working on with The Innovation Unit

2. details of the objectives, time frames and current status of the
projects

3. the cost of these projects and the name of the budget that they are
paid from

4. the name and rank/grade of the person in charge of the project.

I have pleasure in providing the information as follows:

1          The names of projects that you are working on with The
Innovation Unit `

Network gap analysis and development of Communities of Practice'. 

This was commissioned within Becta project 6.2: Locality Strategy

2          Details of the objectives, time frames and current
status of the projects

The overall focus for this piece of work will be to ensure that, as part
of its strategic leadership role, Becta effectively leverages relevant
networks in the education landscape. Networks play a vital role in
disseminating key messages through relevant stakeholders and most
importantly spread effective practices that will help deliver the
Harnessing Technology (HT) strategy across the sector. The intelligence
available within these networks can help Becta gain a better understanding
of the education sector and any changes that may occur. They will
therefore provide an important role in supporting Becta to maintain a
sustainable approach to Harnessing Technology. (More detail is available)

Time frame: Report due by 31/3/09

            Current status: Project is green - report expected
on date due.

3          The cost of these projects and the name of the budget
that they are paid from:

Cost Code:                2200

Expense Code:        1472

            Overall project          6.2:  -
 Engagement with the Locality

Net Cost:                    £48,400

VAT:                           £7,260

Total Cost:                 £55,660

4          The name and rank/grade of the person in charge of the
project.

Peter Avis, Director for Educational Policy

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Executive Director, Strategy & Communications,

Becta, Millburn Hill Road, Science Park, Coventry CV4 7JJ

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Yours sincerely

Nina Stone

Nina Stone
Strategy & Communications

Becta
Millburn Hill Road
Science Park
Coventry CV4 7JJ

Tel: 024 7679 7039 (DDI) / 024 7641 6994 (Main No)
Email: [email address]
Website: [2]http://www.becta.org.uk

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