School management

BYOD: Bridging the gap

5 September 2013

Chris Wiseman explores why schools might embrace BYOD and looks at some issues of implementation.


Engaging parents using social media

27 June 2013

Continuing her series on social media for education, Jennifer Begg looks at how schools can use social networking to engage with their parents.


Ensuring students' online safety

20 June 2013

In the third of her series of articles on social media and digital tools, Jennifer Begg looks at the key questions and issues we must discuss with students to help them behave appropriately online.


BYOD and data security in schools

20 June 2013

With the increasing popularity of Bring Your Own Device programmes, Darren Pepper considers how schools might manage data security and e-safety.


Free online tools for education

13 June 2013

Continuing her series of articles on the effective use of social media and digital tools by schools, Jennifer Begg looks at some free online resources that might prove useful to teachers.



SecEd Guide To... Web-filtering & e-safety

9 May 2013

SecEd's latest Guide To focuses on effective e-safety and web-filtering in schools. We look at best practice, Acceptable Use Policies, bring your own device schemes, and meeting Ofsted criteria.


Good tech, good teaching

9 May 2013

The balance between good technology and good teaching is crucial if we are make the most of 21st century learning environments. Rachel Jones looks at how schools might achieve this balance.


ICT and SEN – a case study

9 May 2013

ICT has a powerful role to play in supporting the learning of children with SEN. Richard Harrold looks at the technologies that his school is using.


The silver bullet for ICT in education?

2 May 2013

Are iPads the next thing that will transform education, or yet another over-hyped technology that will be misused? Neil Atkins offers his thoughts, and an effective lesson strategy using the devices.


Student e-safety: access vs protection

7 March 2013

Use of the internet is now ubiquitous, with students having unlimited access to a wide range of services from school and home. How do we provide access to this rich exciting world while protecting them from the worst? James Garnett offers some advice.


Bett 2013: The year of tablets and cloud

20 February 2013

The world-famous Bett education technology exhibition saw hundreds of exhibitors and CPD seminars and thousands of visitors when it took place in London. Sal McKeown rounds up Bett 2013 – the year of tablets and the cloud.



Heading to Bett 2013?

6 December 2012

SecEd's free 32-page guide to the Bett 2013 technology-in-education show early next year offers visitors an overview of the event's CPD, workshops, presentations and exhibition. You can download both a digital edition and PDF version.



Eleven apps for in the classroom

8 November 2012

Ben Solly guides us through 11 apps which he uses in the classroom to engage students and also promote writing and literacy.


Using your MIS effectively

18 October 2012

Alex George explains how his school has used its management information system to tackle behaviour and raise attainment.


Breaking IT down

11 October 2012

Finding the middle ground between an open internet access policy or one of total restriction is difficult. Mark Evans advises.


Risking IT

27 September 2012

The RiskIT initiative is about getting all staff using IT as a means to improve teaching. With RiskIT week approaching, its creator Abderrahmane Benjeddi explains more.


More BYOD ideas

20 September 2012

Continuing on from last week's focus on Bring Your Own Device, Gareth Davies offers some more tips and ideas to help you create a successful BYOD programme.


Ten tips for your learning platform

6 September 2012

After attending an international learning platforms conference earlier this year, head of ICT Rachael Howarth shares her advice on how schools can get the most out of their learning platforms.


Linking up

5 July 2012

School leader Paul Ainsworth looks at the professional benefits and practicalities of using the popular LinkedIn social network.


Games design and coding

28 June 2012

Games industry veteran Harvey Elliott urges schools to embrace games design and coding and looks at a new initiative that can help.


Is this the year for 3D?

21 June 2012

As 3D becomes increasingly common, Mark Robinson argues how this popular technology could be used in the classroom to change the face of the learning experience.


Resources to support EAL students

14 June 2012

ICT can play a key role in supporting students who have English as an additional language. SEN expert Sal McKeown recommends some of her choice resources.

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