Student iPad Scheme

Case Study: Student iPad Lease Scheme How schools can help families spread the cost of the latest devices The advantages of using technology in the classroom are well recognised across the education sector. Tablets allow students to engage with the subject matter in a way that they find intuitive and interesting, while teachers benefit through better tracking of students’ progress and opportunities for greater group collaboration. Of course, there are cons too, not least [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Education|1 Comment

Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom

Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom Technology in the classroom is ever increasing and yet parents and teachers are understandably cautious about the amount of screen time students are exposed to, as well as the initial and ongoing upgrade and maintenance costs. However, this technology use gives teachers the ability to easily track and assess students, less paper needs to be used and higher student engagement is gained. Looking just at these [...]

By |June 21st, 2018|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Leasing iPads For Your School Could Be Cheaper Than Buying Them

Leasing iPads For Your School Could Be Cheaper Than Buying Them Leasing iPads for your school rather than buying them outright makes good economic sense. When the inevitable hardware upgrades are released, you will not be forced to either buy the new models or start the backwards slide down the technology slope. At one time, schools may have been apprehensive about leasing iPads or other types of ICT equipment.  Now, however, they are much [...]

By |June 18th, 2018|Categories: Education|0 Comments

How To Lease ICT Equipment For Your School

How To Lease ICT Equipment For Schools With school budgets being continually limited and reduced, it can be extremely tough to keep up with the demand for up-to-date ICT equipment. No educational establishment wants to develop a reputation for being behind with the times and yet with technology moving so fast, doing the best you can with a smaller budget is essential. For this reason, computer leasing for schools is much in demand as [...]

5 Reasons to Lease Your School’s Technology

School Leasing: 5 Reasons to Lease Your School's Technology Technology is one of those things that is forever changing; what is new today may be out-of-date tomorrow.  Ideally, school technology  needs to always be current and you need to be confident that you are providing pupils with the best equipment, but it can be difficult to keep up the pace. Keeping abreast of technology in schools can be expensive, particularly with things such as [...]

11 Best Ways to Use a Tablet in the Classroom

11 Best Ways to Use Tablets in the Classroom With tablet leasing for schools becoming more popular, combined with the rise in innovative new educational technology (EdTech), students now have a wealth of tools and apps at their fingertips. Here is a selection of ideas for using tablets in the classroom in order to maximise learning and student engagement. 360 degree videos – think of this as basic virtual reality, working with a headset, browser [...]

Benefits of Leasing over Purchasing School Equipment

Benefits of Leasing over Purchasing School Equipment Whether you are thinking of replacing school technology,  a school minibus or other assets, the benefits of leasing are many when compared to purchasing.   Not only the capital cost of the purchase has to be taken into account, but also maintenance, flexibility, impact upon cash flow and the cost to upgrade in the future. Benefits of leasing school equipment Let’s begin by looking at just a few [...]

How Can School Budgets Achieve More?

Schools in Financial Crisis Is there a solution? Everywhere we look in the news today there are stories about schools struggling to function in the face of budget cuts. You might think, ‘Nothing new there. Everyone is in the same boat.’ However, this situation is having an incredibly damaging impact on the quality of particularly secondary education for our children. This will potentially have a wide-ranging effect on every aspect of the life [...]

By |February 8th, 2018|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Accounting For Leases In Schools: A Beginner’s Guide

A Beginner’s Guide To Accounting For Leases In Schools Most schools have used leasing at some time but in recent years there have been reports that some schools that have found themselves on the wrong side of accounting rules. We’ve put together a beginner’s guide to understanding leases for schools, written for the teachers and school managers who aren’t accountants. Don’t assume you need to pay for new equipment upfront These days with tighter-than-ever [...]

By |January 5th, 2018|Categories: Education|4 Comments
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