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Online Booking Software Can Help Support Schools To Conform with New Regulations 

Caitlin Roxburgh | Booking Live | August 2015 Changes in government policy mean schools are now being encouraged to provide wraparound childcare both before and after school.  As part of the government’s extended…

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Making the most of your technology budget

Across the UK schools are finding it an ever increasing challenge to meet the demands and expectations for technology within the school with an ever decreasing pot of money. In the last 5…

One in five children bullied online, says NSPCC survey

Almost one in five children who use social networking sites suffered a negative experience last year, research by children’s charity the NSPCC shows. This included bullying, unwanted sexual messages, cyber stalking and feeling…

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Safeguarding Technology in the Classroom

With technology now an essential part of the learning process, how can schools protect themselves from expensive repair bills as a result of the inevitable classroom accidents? Technology is fast becoming an essential…

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School spends £500k on iPads for pupils; half now broken – Daily Mail

A school which gave out iPads to every pupil in hope of improving their education has admitted that just a year later half the costly devices have been broken. More on this story…

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School Photocopier Rip-offs: Just the Tip of the Iceberg?

A recent investigation by BBC’s Panorama highlighted a widespread phenomenon of schools overpaying for ICT products by many times the worth of the equipment in question. The programme makers found 169 schools in…

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Keeping Schools and Students Safe in the Cloud

A few years ago information security expert Thomas Parenty warned, “You have no idea who is managing the computers with your information. You have no idea where they are. You have no idea…

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Sky opens dedicated schools TV production facility

Sky has today opened the doors to Sky Skills Studios – a new educational facility which will invite up to 12,000 young people per year to experience the excitement of a behind-the-scenes TV…

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ICO takes tougher stance on data leaks schools warned

Schools, colleges and universities risk hefty fines if they fail to keep private information secure, as the Information Commissioners Office cracks down data security lapses, warns Syscap, a leading independent funder to the…

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Seeing the Light – Super fast broadband for less than the LEA

Craig McKee reflects on his school’s decision to take a leap into the unknown by moving away from their LEA broadband provider. Why change broadband?  Well, the first point I would make in this time…

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