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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tablet Academy offers FREE Personal Shopper Service to UK Schools

By Professor Steve Molyneux, CEO, Tablet Academy International Where to look, who to talk to, are there any offers, how do I know this is the best deal? These are just a few of the difficult questions school leaders ask themselves when procuring high-value capital equipment such as Desktops, Laptops, and tablets. So, wouldn’t it be great if they had … Read More

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Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

By Professor Steve Molyneux, CEO, Tablet Academy International The Coronavirus pandemic, like many other global catastrophes, whether created by man or nature, has brought with it an unimaginable amount of hardship and sorrow, and my heart goes out to all those who have lost a loved one, a friend, a colleague. Conversely, my thanks to all those working hard to ease … Read More

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Journey to the Cloud – An Introduction

The story of an English state primary school as they undertake their journey to the cloud and implement a new school digital transformation strategy. Capturing the successes, savings both in time and cost, impact on teachers and students, and challenges they face and overcome as they happen. Our hope is that by documenting this journey, other schools will learn from their experiences. … Read More

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Support for Remote Teaching and Learning

With the enforced school closures we understand many schools have had to move to cloud platforms such as Microsoft Teams or Google Classroom well in advance of their original timeline. In order to help with this, Tablet Academy had recently created free online training courses, to help support teachers delivering remote learning. We are delighted to say we have now added … Read More

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Educator Guide: Learning from home with Skype in the Classroom

Tablet Academy work with Skype in the Classroom as a partner.  This is a free resource for schools where you can collaborate with classrooms , virtually visit national parks and museums, or have authors virtually visit your class and talk to your students about their books. All from around the world.  This service is free to schools and home educators. … Read More