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Tech habits are changing – fast!
20/02/2020
NetSupport DNA 

This month, Ofcom published its “Children and parents: Media use and attitudes report 2019,” that reveals the use of technology by children and young people aged between 5 and 15-years-old – and also looks at the access of media by 3 and 4-year-olds.

It’s an interesting read. Covering the use of devices, TV viewing, gaming, internet use online safety and much more, the results provide a snapshot of how young people are using the technologies around ....Read more

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Coming together for Safer Internet Day 2020
11/02/2020
NetSupport DNA 

In an ideal world, the internet would be safe for everyone to use. As it is, it’s a predominantly adult space that our children access regularly. If we, as adults (at home or in school), have put the safeguards in place to create a protected environment for them to do so safely, that’s a good start – but, as we know, that’s not the case for every child, some of whom are free (from a very young age) to go online at will on their own devices.

The internet can be a fun, informative and exciting place; connecting us as never before and bringing people together to make all sorts of things possible. However, there’s a ....Read more

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Building in time to get to know technology
07/02/2020
NetSupport DNA 

We hear much about education technology and the possibilities it offers schools in educating students across all subjects. But with so many varied solutions available and schools choosing the ones that are the best fit for them, learning how to use lots of different edtech products is an uphill struggle for those teachers who may not be tech specialists.

Of course, some teachers are technology experts - and using all kinds of tech in their lessons to bring their ....Read more

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Four things we loved about Bett 2020…
04/02/2020
NetSupport DNA 

We can’t quite believe it’s nearly a week since we were down at London ExCeL setting up for Bett! Now that the dust has settled and we’ve had a chance to sit back and think about it all, we thought we’d share four top things we loved about our experience at the 2020 show…

1. It’s teamwork-tastic!

Bett really brings the company together as a huge project spanning all our teams. The teamwork starts months and months in advance and involves everyone in our ....Read more

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NetSupport Radio has a blast at Bett 2020!
30/01/2020
NetSupport DNA 

With a host of superb interviews completed both before and at Bett 2020, NetSupport Radio (powered by Anderton Tiger) had a fantastic experience as the official broadcaster of the 2020 show!

This status gained us access to record interviews with some of the keynote speakers on the main Bett Arena stage, such as Dr Ger Graus, Dr Alison Clark-Wilson, Sir David Carter, ....Read more

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Insightful questions to ask at Bett 2020
20/01/2020
NetSupport DNA 

Guest author: Mark Anderson, ICT Evangelist

With Bett upon us, it’s a great time to be thinking about what next for education technology. As you would expect, there has been a plethora of different articles and posts highlighting the best way to make the most of Bett. I should know as I’ve written enough of them over the years.

In this short post though, I thought I would provide you with a list of pertinent questions you should ....Read more

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New year, new product features
17/01/2020
NetSupport DNA 

Without further ado, here we are with our annual post-seasonal gift to you: new features in NetSupport DNA and NetSupport School!

Let’s focus on wellbeing

NetSupport School is already stuffed full of useful time-saving classroom management tools for monitoring, instruction, control and assessment, but you know what – there’s always room for ....Read more

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Bring on Bett 2020!
10/01/2020
NetSupport DNA 

Once again, it’s time for the first edtech industry event of the year, when all the latest developments in the wonderful world of education technology are revealed at the Bett show!

For 2020, not only is Bett in an all-new singing and dancing format with six themed zones, but the NetSupport Stand, NL44, is going to be looking pretty impressive too. Situated in the new Management Solutions Zone, it’s literally a work of art, with a fab new theme and dedicated areas for all our activities and guests. It’s one thing working with the stand design on a computer screen – and quite another ....Read more

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Ready, Bett, Go!
03/01/2020
NetSupport DNA 

The biggest exhibition in the UK edtech calendar, Bett 2020, is just a few weeks away – and the anticipation is building!

Here at NetSupport, we’ve been planning and preparing for a good few months and we can’t wait to see it all come together right there in the arena in the midst of all the activity. And with around 850 companies exhibiting and approximately 35,000 visitors expected from all over the world, it’s ....Read more

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Blink and you missed it: 2019 draws to a close
20/12/2019
NetSupport DNA 

A common theme that has run throughout 2019 is people saying, “I don’t know where the year has gone” or “The weeks are just flying by!”. And so they have, at an alarming rate, and we now find ourselves with Christmas around the corner and the end of the year (and decade) not far behind. What happened?! 

Well, the NetSupport team was busy, busy, busy. We’ve attended tons of shows throughout the year, which is always a great opportunity to both connect with our existing customers and chat to those who are interested in what our solutions can do for ....Read more

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