Schools face a decrease in the number of ICT network staff despite using efficient technology such as the cloud, experts say.

 

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2016-10-24T01:00:00

FOUR academies on the Salisbury Plain have taken delivery of their very own magazine.

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2016-10-13T01:00:00

Staff and pupils at a Kent primary school are celebrating this week, after winning a prestigious digital learning award.

Beaver Green Primary School in Ashford has been presented with a Discovery Education ‘Digital Champion’ Award, in recognition of its use of new technology in the classroom. 

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2016-09-19T01:00:00

Sam Preston, E-Learning & Training Director at SSS Learning

A former local authority strategy manager for school improvement and now a director of SSS Learning Ltd.

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2016-08-10T01:00:00

 

IT is the now fourth utility, after your gas, electric and water; it has to ‘just work’ because it is integral to the business critical functions of your school, so you have to be able to take your IT for granted like this…

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2016-07-22T01:00:00

THE importance of self-assessment and improvement planning at the heart of FE success is recognised in the latest Ofsted college reports, says quality assurance specialists MESMA.

College reports published by the education standards’ watchdog for February to April 2016 reveal almost three quarters (71%) of colleges that achieved a ‘Good’ grade were shown to have good self-assessment and improvement planning in place.

This reflected inclusive practices and improvement plans that led to demonstrably improved provision for learners, says MESMA.

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2016-07-14T01:00:00

 

According to the teachers’ union, NASUWT, the main concern for staff in schools in all areas, is the growing pressure from ‘low-level disruption’, which is recognised as the most common form of poor behaviour. Therefore, in order for teachers to encourage productivity and boost attainment, in-class disruption must be kept to a minimum. 

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2016-06-21T01:00:00

Every false fire alarm is costly and disruptive to educational establishments. An avoidable amount of the tax payers’ money each year is wasted due to false fire alarm call outs from the public sector. A false alarm in a school results in inconvenient evacuations, affecting valuable teaching time by causing disruption amongst pupils and staff. 

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Every false fire alarm is costly and disruptive to educational establishments. An avoidable amount of the tax payers’ money each year is wasted due to false fire alarm call outs from the public sector. A false alarm in a school results in inconvenient evacuations, affecting valuable teaching time by causing disruption amongst pupils and staff. 

Finding the time to do a whole day training session can be a big ask of your staff, especially when they are already scrambling to get everything done on time. One innovative solution is breaking up a whole day training session into a number of smaller distance learning sessions that are easier to fit around busy schedules.

So, what is distance learning training?

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