The 1 simple tweak that can fast-track school improvement beyond all expectations

The 1 simple tweak that can fast-track school improvement beyond all expectations

The tipping point is a simple idea. In every organisation, there is one central element that has a huge amount of untapped potential. Connected with everything in your school, if you can unlock its potential you will transform the entire performance because it starts a domino chain.

The number 1 principle that is secretly killing school improvement

The number 1 principle that is secretly killing school improvement

One single principle has gained huge ground in our education system and it's wreaking long term havoc for our schools. It's the short term fix. There is no shortcut to improving learning in a school. You can achieve a short-term spike in results...

7 Mistakes Schools Make with Technology - Part 2

7 Mistakes Schools Make with Technology - Part 2

Are you buying technology because you have a clear vision for how it will improve your school or are you buying tech for tech’s sake? It is easy to say things like “technology will improve student engagement” but this isn’t actually the case unless it is used well. A clear vision should cover a 3 to 5 year period...

This blog will save your school £20,000 per year

This blog will save your school £20,000 per year

If you were to move to Google Suite for Education, a free cloud-based education platform you would save at least £20,000 per year. This isn’t a ‘guess-timation’. I worked with Invicta Primary School in mid 2016. They are now in the process of cancelling their current IT support contract in the next months. This will save them around £27,000 per year.

7 Mistakes Schools Make with Technology - Part 1

7 Mistakes Schools Make with Technology - Part 1

The average classroom is filled with all kinds of technology, from interactive displays through to the tablets in the students’ hands. There is a computer for every 1.4 children in our schools, yet many still wrongly believe that a lack of technology is the reason we haven’t seen an impact.

The iPad Project Shopping List: Other Important Items (Part 3 of 3)

The iPad Project Shopping List: Other Important Items (Part 3 of 3)

Below is a simplified list of what you absolutely need for an iPad Project. In this 3-part blog series, I’ll break down why each item on the list is necessary and provide some recommendations. In this post, I’ll focus on how to leads & adapters, accidental damage insurance and workflow...