November 20, 2008 10:44

School kids being taught to make ringtones

Could it become part of the UK curriculum?

School kids being taught to make ringtones
Ministry Of Sound are giving free lesson plans and downloads to schools with an aim of making ringtone creation part of the national curriculum.

A company called Phonepayplus came up with the idea - creating a new programme called PhoneBrain.

The programme intends to aid school kids develop business plans based round premium-rate numbers.

According to Theregister.co.uk it also aims to educate the children how to use such services.

The Assistant Head Of Sixth Form at Business Academy in Bexley, Dominic Evans, explained: ""The kids are really engaged and love using the technology to create their own personal ringtones. We have to drag them away when the bell rings!"

What do you think about ringtones? Should they be taught alongside music in schools? Have your say in the box below.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Justin Bieber facing new charges following arrest for dangerous driving and assault
Cypress Hill talk new album's 'pretty tripped-out' sound
New Order sign to Mute Records for new album
Run The Jewels reveal 'RTJ2' album tracklist and artwork
Faith No More readying first new album in 18 years
Arctic Monkeys, Twin Atlantic among AIM Awards winners
Chvrches announce Mansionair as next release on their Goodbye Records label
Project to combat sexual harassment at gigs launches UK-wide campaign
Billy Corgan says Smashing Pumpkins may split after forthcoming 2015 albums
Sleater-Kinney to release career-spanning vinyl boxset 'Start Together' in October
Fat White Family unveil new track 'I Am Mark E Smith' – listen
Royal Blood say they're 'still scratching our heads' over Number One album
Foals to return to Glastonbury to play Pilton Party bash
The Coral confirm details of 'lost' album 'The Curse Of Love'
Interpol admit they haven't been in contact with former bassist Carlos D since his departure
Radiohead drummer Phil Selway says 'now feels right' time to start recording new album
‘Baywatch’ theme tune singer Jimi Jamison dies, aged 63
Apple and FBI to investigate reports iCloud hack was behind nude photo leaks
Elbow announce London and Manchester ‘theatre’ shows for 2015
Kanye West previews new song 'Awesome' in 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians'...
CeeLo Green deletes Twitter account following rape comments
Jessie Ware reveals new song 'Want Your Feeling' – listen

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today