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Virtual learning 'slow starter'

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Virtual learning is a "cottage industry" not a "national revolution", says Ofsted

The use of online materials to help students with their lessons has been "slow to take off", a report from Ofsted inspectors has said.

A study of "virtual learning environments" (VLEs) found that in many school