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School IT technicians, this one’s for you…
24/03/2017
NetSupport DNA 

The NetSupport gurus have recently supplied some new additions to our knowledgebase of technical support documents that can help make your life easier with all sorts of aspects regarding the technical setup and configuration of any of your NetSupport education solutions.

There are now a couple of new technical documents available for NetSupport DNA and one for NetSupport School. Take a look and see if they can help you!


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Another great event for NetSupport at GESS 2017!
17/03/2017
NetSupport DNA 

The NetSupport team has had an extremely busy few days at GESS 2017. Our legs are weary and our shoe soles are somewhat thinner than when we arrived, but we’ve enjoyed every second in the wonderful city of Dubai! This 10th edition of GESS (the largest education conference and exhibition in the Middle East) saw us exhibiting alongside 549 other global companies to bring the very latest in market-leading, innovative technology for the education sector to the region.

Education in the Middle East is booming right now as schools become more creative and advanced – and the use of technology plays a key part in that. ....Read more

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Greater clarity needed for young people’s online rights - now and in the future
10/03/2017
NetSupport DNA 

You wouldn’t leave your 10-year-old alone in a night club and hope that they’d manage to avoid being “charmed” by any undesirable members of the clientele, not drink any appealing bright-coloured alcoholic drinks they were given or accept any “sweets” from the popular, cool dancer character centre stage on the dance floor… So why let them roam about freely on the internet without real-time guidance, rights or protection, just hoping for the best?

Way back in around 1990 when the world-wide web was created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN (the European Organisation for Nuclear Research), ....Read more

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Young people’s online usage activity in Peterborough revealed
03/03/2017
NetSupport DNA 


Recently, Peterborough Safeguarding Children Board (in NetSupport’s local area) decided to investigate children’s device and internet usage habits further in order to determine whether messages about staying safe and the awareness of online dangers that are taught in schools were getting through to students.

For its Online Safety Survey 2016, the Board formulated a set of survey questions which were answe....Read more

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Updated statutory definition of child sexual exploitation released
24/02/2017
NetSupport DNA 

A new statutory definition of child sexual exploitation has recently been released by the Government to help to define the issue in clear terms for practitioners working to protect children at risk.

After a consultation period that took place between February and March 2016, the new definition replaces the previous one that had been in use since 2009.

The updated version is as follows:....Read more

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A new update for NetSupport School’s Windows 10 Tutor app
16/02/2017
NetSupport DNA 

For those of you who already use classroom management solution NetSupport School, here’s a little bit of update news for you. And for those of you who don’t yet, maybe this will tempt you!

The mobile companion to NetSupport School’s desktop Tutor application for Windows is the native Windows 10 Tutor App. It’s designed to be installed on Windows tablets and touch-enabled devices, and it’s already ....Read more

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NetSupport DNA needs YOU!
08/02/2017
NetSupport DNA 

What a great start to the year to rid those pesky winter blues (unless you’re reading this from somewhere hot and sunny)…

Not content with going down a storm at Bett, NetSupport DNA has only gone and got nominated as a finalist in two categories in the Network Computing Awards 2017!

So we’re calling on you to help us maintain our proud record of recent wins – and give NetSupport DNA an extra boost – ....Read more

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Find out about the new features in DNA v4.40!
02/02/2017
NetSupport DNA 

So, our development and testing teams have been spending night and day slaving over hot keyboards in their relentless quest for perfection and, as a result, it’s not so much “time to change”, but “time to change it up” for NetSupport DNA as we release version 4.40!

Yes, indeed – we’ve now packed even more features into what is already a solution that’s practically bursting at the seams with tools for schools to maintain and track their IT assets while looking after students’ wellbeing as they use school technology. We’ve listened to your feedback ....Read more

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It’s been worth the wait… Bett 2017 is in full swing!
27/01/2017
NetSupport DNA 

The first three days of Bett 2017 have been fantastic! There’s a real buzz in the exhibition hall and the members of the NetSupport team have been rushed off their feet on our bright and colourful stand meeting hundreds of visitors, demo-ing our complete solution and welcoming interviewees as they come to talk to NetSupport Radio!

It seems that safeguarding students is a hot topic at the show this year and our complete solution fits into that perfectly. We’ve talked to lots of people from different schools, many of whom are interested in using NetSupport DNA for its ITAM and safeguarding features. We’ve also been fortunate to talk to many people who are using NetSupport DNA ....Read more

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Five days until Bett 2017 blasts off!
20/01/2017
NetSupport DNA 

The countdown is well under way and the excitement is ramping up – there are just five days until Bett 2017 begins!

Preparations and planning for the event have been going on for some time at NetSupport and we’ve really pushed the boat out this year to make this our best Bett yet. It’s an event that’s full of inspiring ideas and inspirational people, and our “time to change” theme is a great way to kick off the New Year and get people thinking about how our solutions can benefit their schools…
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