Teachers: Internet

Department for Education written question – answered on 26th July 2016.

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Photo of Jess Phillips Jess Phillips Labour, Birmingham, Yardley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much her Department has spent on its teaching blog since that blog was established.

Photo of Jess Phillips Jess Phillips Labour, Birmingham, Yardley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many visits her Department's teaching blog has received on average each week since that blog was established.

Photo of Jess Phillips Jess Phillips Labour, Birmingham, Yardley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many staff of her Department work on its teaching blog.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

The teaching blog has received an average of 758 visits per week, and 15,938 visits in total. The costs are only in staff time and image usage of £2.50 per image as the blog is hosted on the GOV.UK platform. The blog is run by the Department’s social media team as a small proportion of one member of staff’s overall workload.

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Lee Maguire
Posted on 28 Jul 2016 11:23 am (Report this annotation)

The site https://teaching.blog.gov.uk/ had been available for less then 6 months when this question was asked.