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Attack, attack, attack! A Cyber Security Blog for Schools

Attack, attack, attack! A Cyber Security Blog for Schools

Cyber security is a growing issue in schools. Not only are cases of cyber crime increasing, but the regulatory framework around data protection means that schools now need to be sure that they are tackling risks associated with cyber security.
Trends in school investment & impact

Trends in school investment & impact

The impact of technology investment in most organisations can be measured by changes in outputs and/or revenue. But for schools, the impact of an increase in technology spending is much harder to measure. Companies can more readily justify their ...
Why schools should worry about Ransomware

Why schools should worry about Ransomware

One day you click on a folder and a message appears on your screen, telling you that access has been denied to your files until you pay a certain sum of money for a key to unlock them. You try another folder, but the message reappears. After several ...
Why mobile devices are crucial for school success

Why mobile devices are crucial for school success

It is hard to envisage a future in which children do not have a device with them to support their learning.  Tablets are now a common sight in schools and with the rise of wearable technology in other aspects of life, it surely can’t be long before ...
Talk to a real person AT BETT 2017.

Talk to a real person AT BETT 2017.

Schools are bigger than they look. Anybody who teaches or works at a school knows that it is a community, representing and working alongside a wide range of other groups and individuals located outside its four walls. Being at the heart of this ...
Lighten your load with office 365

Lighten your load with office 365

Think of how you work with your school computer(s) and ask yourself the following questions: Does it seem like there is more than one system that does the same thing at your school? Are you teaching lessons with PowerPoints from years ago, stored in ...
EFA Financial Handbook 2016

EFA Financial Handbook 2016

The EFA Financial Handbook has been updated and it’s a thrilling read! There are some interesting changes that MATs and Academies need to address. The foci of the changes are predominantly around risk management, audit and compliance. Specifically, ...
Proving The Benefits Of O365

Proving The Benefits Of O365

All schools use a range of software for teaching and learning, as well as for their administrative and support operations. In most cases, these applications are stored and made available using a mixture of CD-ROM, USB, computer imaging, VLE hosting ...
Rapid Classroom Impact - Measurable strategy for improvement

Rapid Classroom Impact - Measurable strategy for improvement

You may have read some recent blogs about 9ine's Digital Learning Programme (DLP). The DLP enables school leaders to improve areas of weakness using appropriate technology and resources. The methodology we have developed provides weekly measurable ...
Moving the school to Office 365 - 7 things that could catch you unaware

Moving the school to Office 365 - 7 things that could catch you unaware

For any school looking to migrate to the cloud, planning is essential. Unfortunately, moving to the cloud can open a maelstrom of broken links and incompatibilities across a wide array of school services. Some of which you can prepare for and others ...

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