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This school year, Ysgol Cae Top Primary in Gwynedd will this year be maximising the use of a resource that in July won them ‘Best Tech Adopter’ at the prestigious Wales Technology Awards. The tech in question? eeZeeTrip - made by Gwynedd neighbour Semantise Ltd!
There are many benefits of changing the way a school manages student records, from traditional paper-based systems to electronic document management – saving space, increasing productivity, ease of audit preparation. But with the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) on the horizon, now more than ever is the time to act and review how you manage student and other files.
With new data protection regulations coming into force in May 2018, all organisations, including schools, will need to rethink how they manage personal data in order to comply fully. GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, is designed to bring data protection up-to-date and provide greater protection to the individual. This will place more onerous requirements on schools to manage data well and more rigorously than current regulations permit. Penalties have ...
Kate McMillan, head of inclusion at Aldar Academies, discusses how Edukey has helped change how they work with SEN students. Aldar Academies is a leading provider of private education in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates. With over 5000 students across 7 schools, maintaining a SEN student register of 16%, we were faced with the challenge of improving the consistency of recording student details, delivery of interventions and the ...
A Trust representing four schools in Cheshire has begun using a new resource to streamline club, trip, communication and payment management. North West Academies Trust (NWAT), made up of St Martin’s Academy, Delamere Academy, Oak View Academy and Ellesmere Primary, approached Gwynedd-based innovators eeZeeTrip after deciding that they wanted to further improve their day-to-day school payments system.
A review of Earwig Academic by Umesh Patel, ICT education consultant. This year, the Department of Education once again decreed that Interim Assessments for KS1 and KS2 had to be supported by teaching evidence: “To show that pupils have met the standard, teachers will need to have evidence that a pupil demonstrates consistent attainment of all the statements within the standard.” (Source: Interim frameworks 2017, www.gov.uk)
“The PE Passport is without a doubt the best use of sports funding we have spent.” - Headteacher, CHPSDesigned by Primary school teachers specialising in Primary PE, the brand new Primary PE Passport is delighted to be exhibiting at the Education Show this year for the first time (Stand GG91). It is the only app available for Primary schools specifically designed to support teachers, subject leaders and senior leaders with ...
With the latest update from Microsoft to OneNote class notebook you can now connect Skooler learning management tools – enabling teachers to create Skooler assignments from directly inside OneNote. Skooler also worked with the Microsoft team to introduce multiple grading schemes for OneNote assignments and we’re proud to be the launch partner for this functionality.
A recent survey of 4450 teachers by The Guardian said 82% describe their workload as “unmanageable”. So it’s welcome news that Milk Student Planner System, created by a former teacher, could save an educator two hours a week! Attendees of the Bett Show (25th - 28th January) can meet the team at Stand B325.
Carleton Green Primary School in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire have entirely overhauled their website with the collaboration of Blackpool-based company Schudio. This major redesign saw the addition of a modern logo, professional photos and well-presented content that is clear and accessible, both on computers and mobile devices.
One SEN school in Manchester has streamlined its staff’s working days by moving all incident logging and reporting to an online system. Birches Specialist Support Primary School in Didsbury have teamed up with Adaptsoft, whose IRIS Adapt platform has allowed them to modernise beyond logging incidents in bound books, which had involved a great deal of writing up by one member of staff.
Technology giant Fujitsu has launched its eighth Innovation Hub, with The Telford Park School becoming the latest member of the Fujitsu-Intel Ambassador Programme. The Stirchley-based school was selected due to its commitment to stand out as a new species of school, ultimately equipping their students with the right skills for what comes after education.
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