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Our planet: 195 countries, but are you a global citizen?
As a globalised society, there is no doubt that education should be approaching the issues that affect all of us, directly or indirectly, and making them accessible and understandable. Many charities working on an international scale can offer experienced and knowledgeable lessons and are keen to share these with children. But how can educators bring these inside the four classroom walls on a day-to-day level? Here, Cliff Manning discusses the importance of educating children to be global citizens through innovative technology.
Using cloud-technology to improve school IT services – case study
How can schools achieve better results with their IT services despite budget cuts – by using the latest innovations in cloud-technology?
Investing in cloud computing for your school
The traditional method of using operating systems and software applications physically located in a school is being challenged by the rise of computing in ‘the cloud’. So what is ‘cloud computing’, and what are the risks and advantages? Here we provide a practical guide of the pertinent issues.
ICT in early years education 3
For the third article in our series looking at ICT in the early years setting, Amy Stancer looks at the physical set up of computers and how young children engage with them...
Polycom Education Survey
This survey, commissioned by Polycom, found that videoconferencing is the second most desirable way for school teachers to communicate with parents, students and colleagues—with the most desirable interaction being physically in the same room meeting face-to-face.
E-Safety law and Academies – An overview of the legal e-safety obligations owed by Academies to students
Academies and those running them are being warned that they could be held directly responsible for any legal liabilities that arise as a result of online threats to pupils. In this White Paper by web security experts, Smoothwall, Dr. Brian Bandey discusses the overall threat landscape that e-Safety Law produces for the Academy and identifies the different laws that apply when the Academy provides pupils with access to ICT, especially in the context of pupil misuse of it.