This App is designed for the busy and "on the move" educational professional who wants to keep up-to-date with the latest education news and information provided by key organisations via their iPhone® or iPad®. The latest version of Ed-Reader improves the user experience by providing quick and easy access to 17 news channels, so now you have UK educational news "at your fingertips".
The App is ideal for leaders and managers, teachers and other professional educators in primary, secondary and special schools in the UK as well as school improvement professionals and parents, guardians and others with an interest in education. The Apps are easy to use and clicking on the links within the listed newsfeeds will display the full content from the organisation's website and the URL can be shared by email or social networks.
Illustrative screen shots from the current version of Ed-Reader running on an iPhone 5c are shown below.
There have further improvements with our latest version 3.2. The overall speed of the App processing displays has increased dramatically, text scrolls smoothly and options for sharing conform to the standard iOS processes. If enabled, you are able to share URLs for news articles via text message, email or post direct to your Facebook or Twitter account. In the above screen shot, Messgaes has not been enabled.
In the current version there are now 21 RSS feeds available. The news feeds are published via the internet* by the DFE (News, Consultations, Publications, Statistics), National Organisations (BBC Education & Family, Education Funding Agency, NCTL Publications, SSAT News, Standards & Testing Agency), Ofsted Announcements Consultations, Resources), Ofqual (News, Consultations, Publications), NAHT (Academies, Leadership, School Management, Teaching), NASUWT News, NCTL (Publications) and NUT Latest News.
* Please Note: RECAP Limited is not responsible for content from external websites.
The App runs with iOS 7.1 to iOS 10 and is compatible with the iPod Touch®, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and in emulator mode on the different generations of the iPad.
Ed-Reader is 100% coded with Swift, the new programming language launched in 2014 by Apple Inc.
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