With 30+ years’ experience developing and using EdTech products, distilled down into an easy-to-read format, My Secret EdTech Diary aims to get you thinking about the past, present and future role of educational technology and how it influences and shapes our education system.
We all know right now one of the biggest challenges educators are trying to overcome is to have tools that will help bridge the gap and provide a platform for delivering remote teaching and learning.
Practical advice for getting digital strategy and education technology deployment right across your school and in the classroom. In this episode, we look at what
Educators debate lesssons learnt over the last 3 months on the effective delivery of Distance Learning…the good, the bad and the ugly.
In this episode of Best of BETT we talk with Al Kingsley Managing Director of NetSupport to deconstruct and question the digital strategies of today
The British Educational Suppliers Association have reported that the biggest challenge for secondary schools when it comes to edtech is budget constraints. Here are a few ways you can make your edtech budget stretch further.
We all know the importance of schools ensuring eSafety polices and their approach to online safety is robust. To help with the process consider asking
The driver behind spending on primary #edtech sometimes doesn’t come from teacher identified needs, but from a finance team saying, “we’ve got £10k to spend – what do you want?”
Al Kingsley examinines the foundations of a school’s EdTech strategy and how school leaders can embark on their own strategic journey.
Parental engagement can be easier said than done, but there are a number of simple techniques and approaches that can work when building trust and relationships with parents.
Much has been written about the future workplace. What will it look like? What sort of jobs will there be ?
Brief checklist and guide on student permanent exclusions and the subsequent panel hearing process for governors.
A quick guide for SEND Link governors on useful questions to consider when meeting with your schools SENCo and monitoring activity.
Understanding the differences between the three key roles within a MAT – Governor, Trustee and Member.
We all know that when someone is new to school governance it can be a daunting time attending the first few meetings and often the concern is if you can add value from the start. Here are some questions you could ask …
No it’s not an opportunity to “clean things up”, S.O.A.P is a school on a page summary that gives leaders a clear oversight on all key data and a handy reference point over time.
A handy checklist of things to look for, alongside areas to feedback on, during classroom observations.
Sometimes the complexities of schools finance can be a real challenge for governors and trustees to understand. This is a simple visual summary of the key bits you need to know.
Keeping your school website compliant with the latest requirements can be hard work, but its something that has to be done, both to meet Ofsted guidelines, ensure parental access …..
It’s one of the staple items that every governing body or trust board should undertake annually as its the only way to generate an effective plan of training for the year ahead around those topics your governors feel less secure with.