The head of a school designed to lead the way in technology use has criticised IT spending and admitted to suffering lots of problems with its networks, Times Online has reported. Bristol Brunel Academy – a flagship school for the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme – has a wireless system that is yet to work properly, teachers still taking registers on paper because of problems with swipe cards and unreliable fingerprint recognition systems. Armando Di-Finzio, the school's headteacher, said millions were being wasted on technology in schools, with his school suffering continuing technical difficulties. "The school was designed...

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