Technology







My Secret EdTech Diary

The potential of technology to improve things across the board in our schools is laid out in a new, practical book from edtech expert Al Kingsley.






Guide to remote education & technology

In this 12-page Back to School Guide we consider what the technological legacy of the Covid-19 lockdown will be for schools, including the teaching and working practices that will continue, and advice on effective remote education.




Goldilocks and social media

Every primary school in the UK has been sent a copy of #Goldilocks – a book aimed at helping teachers to have conversations about the responsible use of social media.


Online safety film competition

The 10th Childnet Film Competition has been launched, encouraging young people aged seven to 18 to create a short film to educate their peers about staying safe online.


Digital Schools

A total of 38 Scottish schools have been recognised for excellence in digital teaching and learning with Digital School status.


Safer Internet Day 2018

Talking about online safety is a vital part of helping children to stay safe in the world today. Hannah Broadbent looks ahead to this year’s Safer Internet Day on February 6


Primary school resources: January 2018

January's round-up of primary news and resources includes the relaunch of the Leadership Equality & Diversity Fund, a literacy challenge, writing competition and new BBC esafety resource


Heading to Bett 2017?

For primary school leaders heading to Bett 2017, there will be the usual School Leaders Summit presentations, a dedicated primary CPD arena and an exhibition of more than 600 companies, charities and other educational organisations




Meet Ofsted requirements for online safety

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The digital revolution is having a profound effect on us, and on our children. We’re constantly bombarded with new research about how screen time can bring down GCSE grades, how gaming can affect social skills, and how overexposure to certain websites could be damaging young people’s mental health.


Case Study: E-ACT City Heights Academy

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Capita Managed IT Solutions (Capita) was appointed as the strategic ICT partner for the exciting new E-ACT City Heights Academy in Lambeth. This case study profiles how the company and the school worked together


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