Nick BentonMicrosoft

Microsoft Incubator School Support Programme

Free support for schools on their journey to applying to become a Showcase School.  From this September, TA will be launching a free support programme for any school looking to enter the Microsoft Incubator Programme to be ready to submit their Showcase School application in July 2022.  Our Microsoft Expert Trainers will be on hand to provide remote support to … Read More

Nick BentonArticle

TOP 10 MICROSOFT TEAMS FEATURES

Words by Philemon Burney – Head of Consultancy and Training Microsoft Teams is a powerful tool that I use every day for work, to keep in touch with colleagues, access shared documents, participate in meetings and more!   Here are 10 of my favourite features that I use almost every day:  1. Create Task  Often whilst I’m reading through posts in a channel of a Team or using Chat … Read More

Nick Benton3D Printing, Free

Free STEM Workshops and 3D Printing Competition

TA has teamed up with Craftbot and the RAF Youth & STEM Team to provide 4 Secondary Schools with the chance to participate in a 3D printing challenge and win a Craftbot Plus Pro 3D Printer Bundle (worth £1,600). We are searching for enthusiastic and open-minded teachers, looking to inspire their students with the world of STEM and 3D printing. … Read More

Nick BentonFree, Free

New for March! – TA’s Free Online Training Series Returns

TA are back once again with a brand new series of free online training events starting on the 17th of March 2021, continuing to support institutions with Remote & Hybrid Learning. ABOUT THE SERIES With events running until June, ee have once again teamed up with Microsoft to deliver a series of events aimed at supporting school leaders and classroom … Read More

Nick BentonArticle

What lies in store for Tablet Academy in 2021

A message from our Chairman, Professor Steve Molyneux. Like many training organisations, Tablet Academy (TA) has had a hectic past ten months training over 30,000 teachers in England to use platforms such as Teams to support remote learning, and over 1000 schools to begin their ‘Journey to the Cloud’. So, what does 2021 hold in store for us? I want … Read More

Nick BentonPartner

SchoolScreener COVID-19 Test Register for Schools

One of our trusted partners, Thomson Screening, is usually known for supporting the NHS to collect and manage health data. However, thanks to government funding, they have developed SchoolSCreener Covid Manager. A Covid monitoring software that is GDPR and IG compliant, and is ready to deploy in schools. You can use SchoolScreener Covid Manager as your compliant COVID-19 Test Register … 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

Nick BentonPartner

Primary Goal New Digital Champion Programme

Tablet Academy is excited to announce a new Digital Champion training programme, launching this September through our partnership with leading training provider Primary Goal. The 24-month programme is accessible to staff at all levels throughout your school – from teaching assistant to the headteacher. The programme is specifically designed to enable primary and secondary schools to support their teachers better, … Read More

Nick BentonMicrosoft

Skype in the Classroom

Skype in the Classroom is a free online community that connects students with experts and classrooms around the world for live virtual learning experiences that take place over video calls. Teacher Tuesday is Hosted by Dyane Smokorowski (@mrs_smoke), a 2019 National Teacher Hall of Fame Inductee, 2013 Kansas Teacher of the Year, and is currently serving as an Innovation and … 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