Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Schools: The New Way to Teach

Teaching is all about student engagement, and of all the methods around, few have been as successful as the introduction of Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR) into the classroom.

It cannot be stressed enough about how much of an innovative technology these devices are, and how unlike any other technology that has been introduced into the classroom, allowing a class to float through a blood vessel, travel anywhere on earth, swim the depths […]

2020-04-19T07:07:49+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Education|

Cyber-Security for Schools: A Growing Challenge

The whole world is having to face up to a growing threat from cyber-criminals and those who mean to do us harm online, and that means not only being mindful of how we conduct ourselves with the internet, but also how we have to evolve to meet this constantly changing threat.

But while cyber-security can be problematic for the individual, the threat increases many-fold when levelled at an organisation such as a school or college, […]

2020-04-19T06:59:24+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Education|

Which Antivirus Software is Best for Your School Devices?

The internet can be a dangerous place to navigate without the proper antivirus software, or know-how. There are many threats on the internet and users who are not prepared could have a lot of problems. This is particularly true for students, especially in secondary schools, who may not know what dangers lurk on the internet or how to look after themselves properly.

As a school, the threats don’t just affect what you are browsing, but […]

2020-04-19T07:41:22+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Education|

Social Media Policy in Schools

When it Comes to Reviewing a School’s Social Media Policy, OFSTED May Not “Like” What They See

Why schools that aren’t proactive around regulating social media could put both their pupils and staff at risk

In the world of social media, it can sometimes feel like school administrations are fighting a losing battle. Much like Hercules fighting the Hydra, it seems each time a head is chopped off several more grow back. While the teachers of 10 […]

2020-04-19T07:40:47+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Education|

Modular School Buildings: Space-Creation for Schools

As budgets get ever tighter in both state-funded and independent schools, the question of funding much-needed new school buildings rears its head. With the school-age population increasing, schools can often struggle to provide even basic assets but need more space year on year, so what chance do they have of expanding their capacity by traditional new building? The answer may lie in using modular school buildings.

What are modular buildings?

Before we start, rid your mind […]

2020-04-19T07:39:49+00:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|

The Pros and Cons of One-to-One Devices in Schools

The term one-to-one device usage (also known as mobile or 1:1 devices) refers to the practice in educational establishments, such as schools, of allowing students to use an electronic device to access digital content, the internet or digital textbooks. One-to-one devices will include laptops, tablets and Chromebooks.

Some schools have a “bring your own device” policy, which encourages or requires students to use their own laptops, smartphones or other electronic devices in lessons. However, this […]

2020-04-19T07:34:51+00:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Education|

Educational Apps Reviews: PSHE

As the use of tablets in schools continues to grow, so the number of apps available for the education sector has exploded. Whether, you’re a teacher or parent, researching and picking the right app to support your children is not only tricky but potentially time consuming and expensive. We’ve worked with a primary school teacher, reviewing over 100 apps to produce a list of our favourites – saving you time and money.

Here’s our […]

2020-04-19T07:33:47+00:00June 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |

Educational Apps Reviews: Maths

As the use of tablets in schools continues to grow, so the number of apps available for the education sector has exploded. Whether, you’re a teacher or parent, researching and picking the right app to support your children is not only tricky but potentially time consuming and expensive. We’ve worked with a primary school teacher, reviewing over 100 apps to produce a list of our favourites – saving you time and money.

Here’s our […]

2020-04-19T07:33:20+00:00June 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |

Educational Apps Reviews: English

As the use of tablets in schools continues to grow, so the number of apps available for the education sector has exploded. Whether, you’re a teacher or parent, researching and picking the right app to support your children is not only tricky but potentially time consuming and expensive. We’ve worked with a primary school teacher, reviewing over 100 apps to produce a list of our favourites – saving you time and money.

Here’s our […]

2020-04-19T07:32:57+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |
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