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Summer social sharing
19/07/2019
NetSupport DNA 

Guest author: Henry Platten, founder of eCadets and GoBubble

Some teaching staff consider the summer break to be the perfect time for some digital downtime. For others, it’s an ideal opportunity to share holiday snaps with friends and family via social media.  

For those of us involved in the world of education, the summer break poses an ideal opportunity to put aside our regular routine and devote some time to focus on physical and mental relaxation. If you’re going to be taking some downtime during ....Read more

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New NetSupport DNA (IT Management and Safeguarding) overview video
16/07/2019
NetSupport DNA 

Check out our latest video of NetSupport DNA (the Network and IT Management solution with Safeguarding) and see the new features and enhancements added, ensuring it meets today’s and tomorrow’s edtech challenges.

Part 1 – Network and IT Management 

Network Managers gain a wealth of network and IT management features in NetSupport DNA to effectively track, monitor and manage IT assets and endpoints across a school or Trust/District  ....Read more

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60 things to do this summer!
15/07/2019
NetSupport DNA 

eBook by Mark Anderson, ICT Evangelist

You may remember that last summer, we featured a great little eBook by Mark Anderson, the ICT Evangelist, called “50 things to do this summer”. It was packed full of great ideas and activities to keep kids occupied over the long summer break.

In fact, it proved to be so popular, that we’ve joined forces again to give it an update for Summer 2019! We’ve given....Read more

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New NetSupport School v12.65 is here!
09/07/2019
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NetSupport School is used every day in schools across the world as teachers deliver technology-enhanced learning in their classrooms. It’s already pretty packed with useful features to assist with teaching and learning, but we like to keep adding more! 

Google Classroom

With the new version of NetSupport School, we’ve made it even easier for teachers to connect to students by integrating Google Classroom. Using a Windows desktop Tutor, and with ....Read more

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Classroom Management tools in NetSupport DNA
08/07/2019
NetSupport DNA 

NetSupport’s education solutions are constantly being updated with new features and enhancements, ensuring they meet today’s and tomorrow’s edtech challenges. Watch our short videos to see the latest updates and core features within NetSupport School, the award-winning classroom management solution. 

NetSupport School overview

Delivering tools that allow for assessment, interaction and engagement within today’s and tomorrow’s digital classroom, NetSupport School (included in NetSupport DNA and also available as a standalone solution) is ....Read more

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A heads-up on KCSiE updates for 2019
04/07/2019
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Guest author: Henry Platten, founder of eCadets and GoBubble 

The Department for Education will publish an updated version of the Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance document on 2nd September 2019, in time for the new academic year. Here, we take a look at the draft version, currently available on the Government’s website, that highlights the modifications and additions to look out for in the amended paper.....Read more

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Summer product updates are here!
28/06/2019
NetSupport DNA 

We’ve been working on some super new updates to NetSupport DNA, NetSupport School and ReallySchool which, if they’re not here already, will be coming to you very, very soon! Without further ado, let’s take a look at them…

NetSupport DNA
So, what’s new in NetSupport DNA? Firstly, in addition to being able to restrict websites and applications by their specific names, you can now ....Read more

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Low-cost AR and VR for schools
24/06/2019
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Guest author: Mark Anderson, ICT Evangelist

How to get started on a budget for those schools who don’t want to be left behind...

AR and VR are exciting areas of new technology and, with prices coming down all of the time with more affordable devices (such as the Oculus Go), it’s easy to see why more and more teachers are looking for the next big thing to help and support with teaching, learning and engagement ....Read more

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Top tips for transition…
13/06/2019
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Guest author: Henry Platten, founder of eCadets and GoBubble 

Transition can be an unsettling time for students, teaching staff and parents alike. For children, the importance of first interactions with a new school setting, teaching staff and classroom environment can be pivotal to future progress. So, ensuring that transition is approached effectively can be hugely beneficial. At the same time, many students find the prospect of transition exciting and stimulating, so capitalising on these encouraging ....Read more

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The internet: how is it changing us?
31/05/2019
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Since the World Wide Web became available to the general public in 1991, websites have evolved and changed from simple text pages to the sophisticated ones we know today, featuring images and sound, videos, enabling transactions to be completed online and allowing the tracking of people's activities as they move around the from site to site – and much more. 

The Office of Communications (Ofcom) regulates the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the UK and is approved by the government to do so. This week, it released a ....Read more

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