Tag: Education & Tech
SWGfL & Facebook Release a New Guide for Schools using Facebook Apps
SWGfL have been pleased to work directly with Facebook and Childnet to produce a brand new guide for education professionals using Facebook apps.
15th June 2020
360 Degree Safe 2.0 - Guidance for New Users
The 360 Degree Safe Online Safety self-review tool is used by over 11,000 schools - here’s why you should too!
22nd April 2020
The clock is ticking for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Office 2010
Microsoft officially stops supporting Windows 7 on 14 January 2020. Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 also stop on 14 January 2020, and Office 2010 stops on 13 October 2020. If you’re running systems using any of these, there’s still time to act, but you’ll need to act quickly.
18th June 2019
Nominate for the BT Young Pioneer Award 2018
To celebrate young tech pioneers, BT are supporting the Young Pioneer Award which recognises young people who are using tech to help solve a problem. Nominations can include any kind of digital technology that is created by young people to improve the lives of others.
21st February 2018
Raising the Game: Government launches new Education Framework for a Connected World
With the recent publication of the new UKCCIS framework for Education in a Connected World, Ken Corish discusses why it's so important for teachers, carers and parents across the country.
9th February 2018
Is your Xmas present safe and appropriate?
The festive season is starting to pick up steam as we head towards Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With tech being the order of the day, we need to make sure we know what we are buying before clicking that button.
21st November 2017
Over and Out
Can you even imagine teaching without tech? Planning lessons without the internet? What no #? Can you imagine your life without tech? No click and collect? No Instagram?
25th April 2017
Free primary resources from BBC Terrific Scientific
Aimed at 9 – 11 year olds, there are free resources, lesson plans, classroom investigations and an online map to share your results with other schools around the UK. More than 5,000 primary schools have registered already
9th March 2017
Parenting in a digital age: it’s good to talk
You don’t need to be an expert on the internet. If you want to know what your child is doing online, the best thing you can do is talk to them about it.
27th February 2017
Teachers and Tech - What’s the View?
78% of primary teachers now see tech literacy on a par with reading and writing in terms of importance, but how confident are they with teaching it? BT and Ipsos MORI find out.
17th January 2017
Introduce your class to Michael Morpurgo - LIVE!
The Warhorse author will be taking part in ReadingZone Live on 6 July. Your class could be there via VC to ask him questions on his work, in particular Private Peaceful.
20th June 2016
5 Creative Tech Gifts for Xmas
We are fast approaching that time of year again, raising the inevitable yearly problem, what do we buy our loved ones for Xmas? Here are our top five ideas for creative techy gifts this Christmas...
5th November 2015
Survive The Tech Summer Holidays
The weeks are ticking by and if you are a parent or looking after children of school age, you are counting down to the summer holidays. No doubt games consoles, tablets and the internet will also feature high on the kids’ things to do list. Read our guide and hopefully have a great summer holiday.
14th July 2015