RM Education Blog
We heard at Real 2015 from David Brown HMI about some of the latest Ofsted reforms and how they will affect you; here’s a rundown of some of the planned changes that have taken place this September:
1: Reforms to raise education and inspection standards
Consultations in spring 2015 have led to …
Oxfordshire Children’s Read-A-Thon and Family Fun Day 2015
On Saturday September 12th we were lucky enough to be invited to host a technology corner at the Oxfordshire Read-A-Thon. The brief for the event ‘Ignite your imagination and step inside the story’.
One of the core principles of a successful online safety strategy is engagement outside the school gates. Essentially this means that online safety isn’t just something that happens in school, but the expectation that there will be a whole school, community based approach. The idea behind this is a good …
This year’s event spanned every aspect of education, from Ofsted reforms to emerging trends in technology; but there were also some key themes which emerged throughout the day.
Here’s our rundown:
#1: Learning leading technology
One of the most frequently repeated …
How confident are your teaching staff when it comes to using ICT?
Do your teachers avoid planning lessons using ICT because it can’t always be trusted?
Is your ICT seen as a hindrance rather than a valuable tool for delivering engaging lessons?
Do you have devices sat …
Microsoft released Windows 10, their latest Windows operating system today, 29th July 2015.
Early indications are that Windows 10 will be a significant improvement on Windows 7 and Windows 8 in terms of security, usability and performance.
Recently we’ve had a lot of interest from schools and trusts about the tools available to support effective collaboration for both staff and students. Guest blogger Andy Hutt, Educational Specialist from Learning Potential explores the benefits of collaborating across schools, and tops tips to make it …
Nowadays, our expectations of any supplier are so much higher than they used to be and no wonder now that there is more choice in the market place. We have all experienced poor customer service at some point in our lives and know how frustrating it can be. However, we …
DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks are an increasingly publicised and pervasive online threat, particularly for schools. Hackers use these attacks to restrict access to online or computer resources to the point where they can no longer be accessed.
But how do they render a web site, server or a network …
It already seems like a lifetime ago when Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg and David Laws persuaded the coalition administration to adopt a measure to close the attainment gap for disadvantaged children – Pupil Premium (PP) Funding. Very quickly, this became an important topic for both primary and secondary schools – …