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

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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

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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

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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 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

tabletacademyukJourney to the Cloud

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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Remote Support Packages

In addition to our free courses we have recently released,  we have also launched our new remote support packages for schools and colleges looking for more bespoke support. These including consultancy and remote teacher training sessions, all designed to help you adapt to delivering remote teaching and learning during the current school closures. Visit: https://tablet-academy.com/remote-services We’ve even included a road map … 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