Craig Fearnsides, product expert at Smoothwall web filtering, discusses the need for effective monitoring systems in educational settings…

The number of teen suicides has risen dramatically in the past seven years. Cyberbullying is clearly more widespread and more impactful than face-to-face bullying. Why do you think this is?

 

NetSupport’s classroom management software, NetSupport School, has been selected as the solution of choice to be pre-installed on over 695,000 education devices as part of the Digital Literacy Programme in Kenya.

A Ministry of Education-led initiative, it aims to place free technology into the hands of primary school pupils across the country to educate them using the benefits of computer-led learning.

 

With the multitude of devices and technologies available to schools, the traditional classroom is changing; it’s becoming more collaborative, interactive and engaging. Neil Watkins, managing director at Think IT, the one-stop-shop for cloud-based education solutions, offers his advice on how teachers can make the most of technology, enhancing the learning experience for their pupils. 

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Having technology in the classroom can help enhance student engagement with what’s being taught. Today, many schools have iPads, iPods or other tech devices, and measures should be put in place to keep these expensive products safe from being lost or stolen. 

Here are six safety steps to consider when keeping technology safe in the classroom, provided by gadget and mobile accessory brand Griffin Technology.

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