Link2ICT School Newsletters

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May 2019

In this edition, we take a look at the DfE's strategy for education providers and the technology industry to help improve and increase the effective use of technology in education, our Senior Education Consultant also considers how schools can approach this new strategical challenge, we publish our new Curriculum and Development Training Guide containing professional development opportunities for the term ahead, invite you to a range of free events which we have lined up for the Summer term, we remind you about GDPR compliance with a FREE webinarTheSchoolBus has information about financial education and school uniforms, we bring you an in-depth article which highlights how pupil wellbeing must start in the staff room, plus there's our regular online safety and MIS updates and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

 

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April 2019

In this edition, our Senior Education Consultant wonders if AI could have solved Brexit and the recruitment crisis in schools, we give you another opportunity to sign up to our new series of seminars - ‘Horizons: Maintaining wellbeing in a digital world’, we proudly announce that we are improving outcomes with technology for schools in West Sussex, we offer an exclusive discount for the EAL Success Roadshow 2019, we highlight an innovative translation and interpreting service, we ask the pertinent question, "Are your prepared for January 2020?", we also invite you to a number of exciting events we have organised for you during the Summer term plus there's our regular online safety and MIS updates and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

  

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March 2019

In this edition, you still have time to register for our annual conference ‘Empowering the students of today to create the world of tomorrow’, in the Link2ICT Blog, our Senior Education Consultant considers the new Ofsted Inspection Framework and wonders if now is the time for a calculated risk, we bring you the latest Teacher Feature with Chris Geiregger of Tower View Primary School, we look at making English language accessible for pupils with EAL, announce our new seminars, ‘Horizons: Maintaining wellbeing in a digital world’, we take a look back at the success of Safer Internet Day, focus on the Link2ICT Technician Service - providing specialist onsite support when you need it, introduce Entrust’s Approved BACS Bureau Service plus there's our regular online safety and MIS updates and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

  

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February 2019

Here's our latest Online Safety Newsletter for Spring 2019 - packed with the latest updates and information to support your online safety agenda.

 

  

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January 2019

In this edition, our Senior Education Advisor greets 2019 by looking forward to the new Ofsted Framework in the Link2ICT blog, we bring you exciting events for the Spring term from online safety to our annual conference, highlight the equally important and essential layer of safeguarding services we have to comprehensively protect your data and systems, launch the new and improved support portal, introduce Smoothwall RADAR - still the great monitoring software but with a new name, announce our new partnership with Google Education where you are invited to get going with Google in your school, give you an insight into just how busy we were in the Autumn term, plus there's our regular online safety and MIS updates and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

  

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December 2018

In this edition, we profile Teresa Wright of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School in our Teacher Feature, bring you the latest blog post from our Senior Education Consultant, Bren Taylor, who reflects on the last twelve months, we bring you a number of key messages for the end of term, introduce SchooliP - the solution that helps schools and academies to simply and effectively manage professional development, highlight how you can bring computing lessons to life with affordable robotics, inform you of our Online Safety Event in preparation for Safer Internet Day 2019, take a look Entrust’s Ways to Wellbeing Award, plus there's our regular online safety and MIS updates and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

  

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November 2018

In this edition, we focus the spotlight on Wilkes Green Junior School who were one of the finalists in our Innovation in Schools Award, bring you the latest blog post from our Senior Education Consultant, Bren Taylor, who considers whether Ofsted is making learning exciting again, we highlight a number of events including a Mental Health Webinar (as part of Anti-Bullying Week), the SIMS Next Generation seminars and the Network Managers’ events, we offer a new training opportunity to safeguard your school from the reality of phishing and cybercrime, plus there's our regular online safety and MIS updates and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

  

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October 2018

In this edition, we announce the winner of the Innovation in Schools Award 2018, launch our Customer Charter which details the levels of service you can expect from us, bring you the latest blog post from our Senior Education Consultant, Bren Taylor, who reflects on the recent ‘Learning to Shape Birmingham’ conference, give you the lowdown on Computing Lead, Lisa Hawtin in our new “Teacher Feature”, we highlight the upcoming Network Managers’ events, share how we are helping schools manage mental health concerns, plus there's our regular online safety and MIS updates and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

  

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September 2018

In this edition, we bring you the latest blog post from our Senior Education Consultant, Bren Taylor, who looks at a number of announcements made during the all-too-fleeting summer break, we focus on the need to ensure ongoing GDPR compliance and how Link2ICT can support your school to achieve this, we keep you up-to-date with Keeping Children Safe in Education - providing you with practical solutions to meet the latest DfE guidance, TheSchoolBus provides useful resources to combat back-to-school bullying, we have a range of events including school improvement seminarsApple Regional Training Centre sessions and there's still time to book your place at the Learning to Shape Birmingham conference, plus there's our regular online safety and MIS updates and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.