What schools must publish on their school websites 2020

By |2020-11-20T09:16:53+00:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Technology|

Schools have a statutory duty to arrange for specific information to be published online. Ofsted inspectors will review your website as part of their inspection preparation. Statutory requirements should be part of your Ofsted inspection checklist to ensure school website compliance. Since the school website regulations appeared in 2012 we have been maintaining a school website [...]

New Service – Remote Access for Staff

By |2020-11-10T11:03:04+00:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Technology|

A new service is being offered by SCC which will allow schools to have full and unlimited access to their server using VPN (virtual private network) to access a remote connection. Many schools have remote working solutions in place which have proved invaluable during the current Covid-19 crisis and will continue to be important as we [...]

Senso Chrome Essentials Package

By |2020-11-10T11:11:26+00:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Technology|'s Chrome Monitoring solutions have been developed in response to a demand from teachers and administrators to support the embrace of distance learning, ensuring students using these devices are kept safe, engaged and focused, wherever they are connecting from. Exclusively from #Getech - designed to give educators the tools needed to keep students on task & improve [...]

Google for Education April Highlights

By |2020-04-30T11:20:57+01:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Technology|

Classroom and Google Meet are Now Integrated To make it easier for the over 100 million students and educators now using Classroom for distance learning, we’ve integrated Classroom and Meet, putting both tools in one place. Create a Meet directly from Classroom and explore new controls. Chromebook Accessibility Tools for Distance Learning There are [...]

Free IT Devices for Schools

By |2020-04-29T14:50:22+01:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Technology|

The Government has recently announced it will be providing free laptops and tablets for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people and is working with partners to ensure that children can continue studies whilst at home and schools have support in accessing Google and Microsoft’s education platforms. This support includes access to free, expert technical support to get [...]

Working remotely.. do you need help?

By |2020-03-18T17:14:44+00:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: Technology|

There are various online resources that can help schools stay connected in response to Coronavirus. A selection of remote classroom learning resources as well as tools to help you work from home follows... Google - G Suite "As more employees, educators, and students work remotely in response to the spread of [...]

The Ticking Time Bomb

By |2019-10-17T12:35:12+01:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Technology|

In January 2020 Microsoft will have several software programmes that will be going end-of life. Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 - support will end on January 14th 2020. Office 2010 - support will end on October 13th 2020 (Please note Office 2010 is Not Windows 10 Compatible). End-Of-Life, Means: No technical [...]

Revolutionise your classroom by going Google!

By |2019-09-10T13:33:00+01:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Technology|

Google for Education G Suite for Education is a free suite of tools that encourages communication and collaboration between both staff and students. Google offer a device neutral solution that works effortlessly across all devices. Regardless of the device, users will get the same experience. Google Classroom Google Classroom is an app within G Suite. [...]

Get the most out of O365 in Education

By |2020-05-22T08:29:49+01:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Technology|

Office 365 boasts a number of tools and apps that are ideal for use in an education setting. Whether it’s a small primary school or a much larger secondary school, Office 365 can benefit students of all ages and in a range of different education environments. 1. Cloud Storage In the same way the application [...]

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