HOW WE HELPED THIS COLLEGE TO UNIFY COMMUNICATIONS WITH 3CX TELEPHONY.

July 6, 2017
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How we helped one of the UK’s largest Agricultural Colleges replace their ageing on premise telephony system with an advanced 3CX solution. THE COLLEGE FACED THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGES. The college needed to upgrade from their traditional telephony solution to enable their staff to have better lines of communication. They wanted a flexible and robust telephony […]

25 Amazing Classroom Organising and Decorating Ideas (Updated for 2017).

June 27, 2017
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School ICT Blog - 10 decorating ideas

  INTRODUCTION. Approximately 35 hours a week is spent in a classroom by students and teachers so, it makes sense to optimise the space to make it a comfortable environment for learning. There are many ways that you can decorate your classroom so it is a more organised and functional space as well as a […]

The Ultimate History of Technology in Education.

June 7, 2017
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Evolution of Technology in the classroom

The use of technology in education has provided students and teachers with an unlimited number of options for classroom learning.  When you consider the history of technology in education, there are some very interesting facts that have led us to where we are today. Did you know? The introduction of the modern library and the […]

Case Study: How We Successfully Upgraded a Primary Schools Ageing Wireless Network.

April 6, 2017
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 About the school. Our client is an established Primary School that is located in the East of England. As part of a charitable trust, the school currently has approximately 500 pupils and shares a site with an Infant School and Children’s Centre. The school initially approached Our ICT to investigate a number of ongoing wireless […]

The Essential Guide to Creating a School BYOD Policy.

January 18, 2017
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School BYOD Policy samples

Click above to download our school BYOD policy guide, or continue reading the article below. Introduction. As mobile technology becomes a dominant force in the UK education sector, most schools have established a bring your own device (BYOD) scheme that encourages students to bring their own laptop or tablet device to school to be used […]

Office 365 Education vs. G Suite for Education.

January 4, 2017
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Office 365 vs G Suite

Introduction. Microsoft and Google have been competing with one another to offer a comprehensive productivity platform for the education sector. Both productivity suites offer powerful standalone tools that work even more efficiently when they are used together, but which one is better option for your school? The following Infographic provides a quick glance comparison of […]

Why you should move to a cloud-based school telephone system.

November 9, 2016
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Many schools across the UK have outgrown their on premise telephony systems and are running piecemeal infrastructures that have become antiquated and outdated. At the same time, many schools do not consider an upgrade because of cost concerns and lack of awareness regarding the advantages of migrating to a cloud telephony solution. Are you struggling with […]

What is Office 365 Education?

October 26, 2016
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Introduction. Office 365 Education is a comprehensive platform of tools and apps that provide teachers, staff members, and students with access to communication tools, document editing, file sharing, storage, email, class websites, assignments, classroom materials, and much more.  Everything is accessed in the cloud to promote collaboration, learning, and improved productivity in real-time. According to […]

20 Amazing Ways for Teachers to use Social Media in the Classroom.

October 6, 2016
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Introduction. Social media can prove to be a detriment to classroom learning when students are using it inappropriately to communicate during a lesson.  However, it no longer has to be this way. There are numerous teachers that resent the fact their students are obsessed with social media. When students constantly text and post comments and […]

10 Great Resources for Teaching Programming and Coding to Secondary School Students.

July 11, 2016
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A few years ago, coding and computer programming was introduced into the UK curriculum for students in both primary and secondary schools in an effort to prepare students for the workforce in the 21st century. When it comes to preparing primary and secondary school students with the skills they need to compete in the 21st […]