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  • Health and Safety
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    Server rooms are important areas of schools that require regular maintenance. School server room maintenance helps to retain ICT performance, conserve the condition of your equipment and minimise the impact of disasters. Server rooms house a wealth of electrical equipment which generates a significant amount of heat. As a result they can be the origin of fires that spread across Continue Reading
  • Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity
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    ICT disaster recovery solution Is your school protected from a ransomware attack? Ensuring business continuity for your school, we offer an affordable disaster recovery solution to backup, secure and restore data in the event of an attack from ransomware, such as the CryptoLocker. Backup as much data as you need on site, where it is out of reach of virtual threats, Continue Reading
  • Ransomware – Malware
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    As you will doubtless have seen over the last few months there has been a major worldwide increase in malware attacks in schools, Whilst currently the victims of the attacks are not within educational establishments (although there has been in the past) there remains a risk that this or other future efforts may well target the education sector. Microsoft have Continue Reading
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet apps are catching up fast
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    Have a look at these lists of the best available apps for education on the different tablet platforms; iPad/iOS, Windows 8 and Android. Apps for iPads in education iMovie (create and edit movies including movie trailers) Keynote (Alternative to Powerpoint) Pages (Alternative to Word/publisher) Numbers (Alternative to Excel but more limited) Book Creator (create ebooks with all types of media Continue Reading
  • WINDOWS TABLETS NOW COME WITH FREE TRAINING FOR SCHOOLS…
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    Re-Blogged from Mimanifesto – Jaye’s weblog the tablet procurement Framework here in Scotland towards the end of last year, mainly about how it has been a positive move but also how we might consider improving it, particularly now that the review date for the contract is approaching. One of the points I raised was the lack of choice of tablets Continue Reading
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
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    Mobile technology has changed the workplace with the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon becoming an increasing trend in business. Employees are requesting to use their own devices at work, blurring the lines between their professional and personal lives. But whilst employees are happy to blur the lines between their personal and professional lives and the devices they choose, it Continue Reading
  • 10 reasons I love using Edmodo in my iPad classroom… – Reblogged
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    I can not describe how much easier Edmodo has made my teaching! At the beginning of this academic year, and in my capacity as an eLearning leader, I was involved in a whole-school effort to rollout Edmodo. The eLearning leaders at school gathered all teachers and showed them a few videos highlighting the benefits of Edmodo, then we divided all Continue Reading
  • Why move to the cloud? – Reblogged
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    There are a number of benefits of moving a school’s learning resources and infrastructure online – as long as you choose your Cloud services provider carefully. But more of that later on. Here are the advantages of adopting a Cloud-based approach for your school: Reduced storage costs: Storage costs are falling all the time, but when you’re talking about storing Continue Reading