Data sharing in the cloud puts education sector at risk of data breaches

Netwrix survey reveals that employees at 54% of educational organisations use cloud applications to share sensitive data outside of IT control and knowledge Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor that makes data security easy, today announced additional ...

CHORLTON HIGH SCHOOL APPOINTS BAM CONSTRUCTION AND POZZONI ARCHITECTURE FOR NEW FACILITIES

Manchester’s newest school, Chorlton High School South, has appointed BAM Construction to create its new teaching facilities designed by Pozzoni Architecture. BAM Construction, one of the largest contractors in Europe and one of the longest ...

Game-changing environmental education programme thrives during lockdown

Rethink Periods a free schools programme which offers an alternative to outdated period education in primary and secondary schools, has gone online following the UK’s lockdown, smashing all targets, and getting shortlisted for two awards. Rethink ...

BenQ launches EZWrite Live a free software solution to support distance learning

Global display manufacturer, BenQ has launched its latest interactive whiteboard solution, EZWrite Live, a free web-based platform. In light of the global shift to working and learning from home, EZWrite Live allows collaboration between multiple ...

Coursera Partners with ATP To Help Players Learn New Skills During Tour Suspension And Beyond

By Kim Caldbeck, Chief Marketing Officer, Coursera   As sporting events around the world remain suspended due to COVID-19, athletes everywhere are on a forced break from their playing commitments. During this disruption, the hard-working ...

ACCESS GROUP LAUNCHES TOOL TO TRACK TEACHER ABSENCES DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

One of the UK’s leading education software providers has launched a new tool to help schools manage staff working remotely and provide a duty of care to staff during school closures. The Access Group will make its Teamseer absence management ...

Putting Staff First: A Blueprint for Revitalising Our Schools, by John Tomsett and Jonny Uttley

“We need to change the narrative around education and what it is like to work in our country’s state schools. We need to build schools where adults and children can thrive, where we put staff first. We need schools where, if you get it right, the job ...

Primary Academy in West Yorkshire receives a National SMSC Quality Mark

Birstall Primary Academy receives Spiritual Moral Social Cultural Development (SMSC) Award Batley based Birstall Primary Academy has received the Silver SMSC Quality Mark for their work that focuses on recognising and developing its pupils spiritual, ...

Techs4Education Celebrates Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity Accreditation

Techs4Education, the specialist provider of IT support services and technology solutions to primary and secondary schools and academies, is pleased to announce it has achieved Microsoft GOLD Cloud Productivity accreditation.  This acknowledges ...

NEW RESEARCH REVEALS THE IMPACT OF LOCKDOWN ON YOUNG PEOPLE

47% of young people have learned a new skill or rediscovered an old one during lockdown and 44% have become closer to friends and family 71% are concerned about their academic knowledge and skills worsening and 46% worry about their mental health The ...

How to ensure children are safe when using online video conferencing platforms

The current COVID-19 crisis has seen a rise in video conferencing platforms. Sites like Zoom are now common place for children to stay in touch with friends as well as to help continue their education remotely. This means that the importance of ...

BenQ launches EZWrite Live a free software solution to support distance learning

Global display manufacturer, BenQ has launched its latest interactive whiteboard solution, EZWrite Live, a free web-based platform. In light of the global shift to working and learning from home, EZWrite Live allows collaboration between multiple ...