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New Tablet Academy Online Courses

Throughout November and December, Tablet Academy, in partnership with Red Kite Teaching School Hub, are offering a new range of remote courses. These courses are designed to provide teachers with clear and practical ways to develop 21st Century Skills using digital technologies with their students.  We have also included a course designed to support administrative staff who work in schools, … Read More

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Employee Spotlight – Matt Williams

Get to know the finance guy! Matt Williams is Head of Finance & Operations for both TA (UK) and our head office on the Canary Islands, TA (International).  With a background in 3D design, Matt decided to make a significant change in his career path to work at Tablet Academy. Starting as a freelancer in 2014, Matt was offered the opportunity by our then MD, Mark Yorke, and … Read More

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The COVID-19 Revolution – Part 2 -Where Next?

In the first part of this article, I focussed on the significant impact the coronavirus pandemic had on Tablet Academy as an education support provider. In this part, I would like to cover what I believe could be the long-term impact of the pandemic on education and education systems in general. It is clear to me, and no doubt to … Read More

Nick BentonPartner, Partner

CLASSVR PROMOTION

Order a ClassVR Virtual and Augmented Reality headset and receive a FREE 360° camera worth £249. What is ClassVR? ClassVR is a versatile platform using the power of Virtual and Augmented Reality for education and training for the classroom  It comes complete with headsets, a storage and charging solution (case or trolley), and access to an online portal which includes … Read More

Nick BentonPartner, Partner

Acer Device Offer 2020

To support schools during these challenging times, Tablet Academy has partnered with Acer to offer schools the chance to purchase 25 devices suitable for home learning at the unbelievable price of £90 (+VAT) each.  Plus, you can claim 2 STEM Rewards from Tablet Academy worth up to £1,000 to support teachers to deliver remote learning and STEM Education.  Stock is available and devices are ready to ship now.   HOW IT WORKS ACER TRAVELMATE B311-31 64gb eMMC / … Read More

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Free Professional Development Series

To help support you and your institution adapt to Remote Learning, we have a new series of online training events starting on the 28th of September From interactive workshops to webinars, our new series of free virtual events are aimed at educators and school leaders to support the use of Remote and Hybrid Learning using Microsoft tools. About The Series: … Read More

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The COVID-19 Revolution – Part 1.

Introduction  I must begin by defining how I am using the term revolution. The dictionary defines a revolution as (1) “a forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favour of a new system”, and I am not advocating this by any means, or (2) “a dramatic and wide-reaching change in conditions, attitudes, or operation”. I think we would … Read More

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MICROSOFT TOOLS: BACK TO SCHOOLS TIPS

Welcome Back To School! To help you get back in to the swing of things, and for a bit of fun, our educators have put together some short ‘top tips’ videos. We hope you find them helpful and we would love to hear your own tips. To keep up to date with all our news a free offers, sign up … Read More

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Employee Spotlight – Philemon Burney

Get to know Mr Aussie365! Philemon Burney is Head of Consultancy & Training at Tablet Academy and leads his team of educational consultants and trainers. Hailing from Australia Phil started his career teaching ICT to primary & secondary students for over 8 years before relocating for a short time to the UK to work as an IT trainer for a medical research charity.  On returning … Read More

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ClassReporter – Tablet Academy’s new Google Sheets Add-on

With Tablet Academy’s new Google Sheets Add-on, ClassReporter, you can collect and sync useful data about Google Classroom usage in your organisation. The data collected through ClassReporter can be displayed in Data Studio and shared with relevant members of staff throughout your organisation, giving visibility of Classroom use by all teachers. Excellent add-on! It works really well and gives lots … Read More