Now more than ever we see the role of School Governance taking increasing responsibility as the custodians of our schools and education system. With each
Remote and online learning is likely to be with us for some time as the Covid-19 fight continues. As such, we must continue to prioritise esafety. Al Kingsley asks how we can promote and deliver safer digital ecosystems in schools and better develop pupils’ digital citizenship.
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.
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.
The DfE will publish an updated version of the Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance document on 2nd September 2019.
It takes a good deal of planning and it certainly doesn’t happen overnight, but one of the primary benefits of operating as a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) are economies of scale
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 …
It’s always so inspiring working with teachers and children, as together ideas spark and aren’t restricted by today’s technology – they’re always looking to a better tomorrow.
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 …..
One of the greatest opportunities technology provides us with is the chance to do things that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. We can travel to the moon or delve deep into the inner workings of the human heart within virtual reality.