Nick BentonJourney to the Cloud

Microsoft Teams – Supporting Mental Wellbeing​

In March 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic forced schools to close their doors to students. As the enforced closures showed no sign of being lifted, following the Easter break, the school started to explore how teachers could deliver remote learning to students at home. For Year 5, this meant building on the use of Microsoft Teams.​ Outside of the learning, it quickly became apparent that … Read More

Nick BentonMicrosoft 365

Microsoft 365 Tech Events – Free Webinar Recordings

With the conclusion of our Microsoft 365 Technical events, we wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who signed up to our sessions, over 1,000 of you did so! We are now delighted to offer free access to the recording of all our sessions. ACCESS TECH EVENT RECORDINGS HERE Our Virtual Professional Developments Series, tailored for educators supporting … Read More

Nick BentonJourney to the Cloud

Intune for Education and Windows Autopilot

Intune and Autopilot work together to modernise the way your IT Team can deploy and manage devices for staff and students. This new approach saves time and money, reduces the requirements for on-site infrastructure and improves the end-user experience. Intune for Education Intune for Education lets you manage Windows 10, iOS/iPads and android devices  via the cloud.​ Benefits Windows Autopilot White glove Deployment … Read More

Nick BentonPartner

DfE Platform Provisioning Programme

The Department for Education has partnered with Microsoft and Google accredited Partners to support schools and trusts to start using a digital education platform for Remote Learning.  The following funding is available to help your school establish your cloud environment in Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams: – £1,500 for Primary Schools– £2,000 for Secondary Schools– Up to £10,000 for MAT’s … Read More

Nick BentonFree

Free Online Training Throughout June & July

To support teachers and IT staff faced with the major challenge of quickly getting up to speed with delivering remote learning, Tablet Academy are delivering over 50 virtual events throughout June & July. The events available are the combination of 3 programmes: Virtual Professional Development Series Microsoft 365 Technical Events Our 365 Tech events are free webinar sessions for School … Read More

Nick BentonNews

Tablet Academy Recycling Scheme for Schools

Tablet Academy and TradologyUK Ltd are proud and excited to announce a new partnership that will give education institutions a way to dispose of their redundant technology quickly, easily, and safely with the reward of any residual value being given as Tablet Academy Credits which can be used towards the purchase of consultancy, training, or student engagement events. ——————————————————————————————————————– WHY … Read More

Nick BentonSTEM

Virtual Robotics Toolkit

Interested in using Robotics at home or in school? Tablet Academy, in partnership with Cogmation, offer a Virtual Robotics Toolkit that can turn any Windows machine (subject to specification) into a Virtual LEGO Mindstorm EV3 for only £20+VAT per machine. Check Out More Information Here Below is also an invitation to a Webinar by our friends Cogmation on how to create your … Read More

Nick BentonSTEM

Acer STEM Rewards Programme

To help prepare the future workforce, Acer have launched their STEM Rewards Programme in partnership with Tablet Academy. Acer have teamed up with Tablet Academy to launch the Acer STEM Rewards Programme, presenting schools with the opportunity to claim STEM related rewards with every purchase of 25 or more Acer Windows 10 devices. The STEM Rewards Programme can also be combined … Read More

Nick BentonMicrosoft 365

Microsoft 365 Technical Roadshow

Words by Philemon Burney – Tablet Academy’s senior consultant There are many events for educators about how to use Microsoft tools in education. But what about events for Network Managers, Senior Technicians and IT Directors in schools and colleges and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) who support education institutions? Over the last six months or so Tim, Alex and I and … Read More

Nick BentonFree

** Offer Ended ** Free Professional Development for Schools signing up to HP for Education

Tablet Academy are proud to partner with HP to support their free Trade-in Programme – HP for Education (HPFE). To celebrate this, and support schools through the COVID-19 crisis, we are offering 100 schools the opportunity to claim one year’s free access to Tablet Academy’s Professional Development Platform (PDP) worth £250 to primary schools and £500 to secondary schools. The … Read More