Jan 11, 2021

BBC Bitesize to be free for BT and EE customers

The current UK lockdown has forced schools to close and Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has mandated that schools must provide between three and five hours of online content per day. "BBC director general Tim Davie said:"With the pandemic forcing schools to close again, we should not allow a lack of digital access to further impact children's education. Primary school programming will be on CBBC, with two hours for secondary pupils on BBC Two. Unlimited data for some families who can access the scheme via their children's schools. BT consumer brands chief executive Marc Allera said: "We want to ensure that no child is left behind in their education as a result of this pandemic and recognise that we all have a role we can play to help families and carers continue their children's education while schools are closed."

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