6 top tips for superfast broadband in schools

6 top tips for superfast broadband in schools

There is little more that is disengaging for pupils than watching a screen buffer. In schools a speedy, reliable broadband service has become a must for excellent learning experiences. The first thing to check when it comes to broadband speed is what speed your...
Helping your student strike a screen time balance

Helping your student strike a screen time balance

The pandemic and lockdown bought with it a huge number of challenges for everyone, some of which were much harder to deal with than others. For those students, and their teachers who were forced to turn to remote schooling as a way of keeping up with their studies...
HOW MUCH SHOULD SCHOOLS SPEND ON IT?

HOW MUCH SHOULD SCHOOLS SPEND ON IT?

The answer to this question is, most likely, far more than their budgets comfortably allow them to.  It is highly important, therefore, that schools make the best use of the funds they do have when investing in IT services.    With schools across the UK spending...
Top Ten Education Apps to make learning fun

Top Ten Education Apps to make learning fun

Despite their best intentions to limit screen time, particularly in younger children, most parents will have turned to technology for help in entertaining their offspring at some point. The one thing that they may well have noticed from this this is that many games...
Top tips for being great at teaching remotely.

Top tips for being great at teaching remotely.

Teaching has always brought with it its own unique set of challenges that change from year to year (or if you work in secondary education, from one class to another), but the coronavirus pandemic has taken the challenges faced by teachers to a whole new level.  ...
How to use MS teams, things that every school should know.

How to use MS teams, things that every school should know.

Before the pandemic began to take its hold all over the globe, you might not have even heard of MS Teams. Initially launched in 2017, it has become a popular tool for many companies to use when working with employees both in the office and working from home, offering...
The obstacles and opportunities of remote learning

The obstacles and opportunities of remote learning

In the last nine months, remote learning has become a new reality for many teachers and pupils alike. Towards the end of the first lockdown when classes went online, many schools tried to offer lessons that suited the curriculum but were delivered in a way that was...
4 WAYS TO MAKE REMOTE SCHOOLING A REALITY

4 WAYS TO MAKE REMOTE SCHOOLING A REALITY

If there is one thing that the COVID-19 pandemic has taught educators all over the world, it is that education needs to find ways to adapt and coexist alongside any obstacles that arise. Remote schooling, once seen only as an option available to children living in...
3 WAYS TO DRIVE AN INCREASE IN PUPIL NUMBERS

3 WAYS TO DRIVE AN INCREASE IN PUPIL NUMBERS

Your school is likely to be in competition with others to attract and retain pupils, so what can you as headteacher and school do to ensure that it comes out on top? Let’s face it, when many headteachers took on the job, the thought of how to market the school to...