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Stay up to date with NetSupport’s latest broadcasts and listen back to our previous podcasts on topics such as safeguarding, digital citizenship and teaching with edtech – plus, catch up on all the activity and interviews with key education experts from recent Bett shows.You can also listen to chats about all things education-related from specialists in the sector in our Big Education Debates, as well as learn about how edtech can help your school or Trust with managing its IT, complying with GDPR – and much more!

Stay up to date with NetSupport’s latest broadcasts and listen back to our previous podcasts on topics such as safeguarding, digital citizenship and teaching with edtech – plus, catch up on all the activity and interviews with key education experts from recent Bett shows.You can also listen to chats about all things education-related from specialists in the sector in our Big Education Debates, as well as learn about how edtech can help your school or Trust with managing its IT, complying with GDPR – and much more!

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United Kingdom

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Stay up to date with NetSupport’s latest broadcasts and listen back to our previous podcasts on topics such as safeguarding, digital citizenship and teaching with edtech – plus, catch up on all the activity and interviews with key education experts from recent Bett shows.You can also listen to chats about all things education-related from specialists in the sector in our Big Education Debates, as well as learn about how edtech can help your school or Trust with managing its IT, complying with GDPR – and much more!

Language:

English


Episodes

Education in the UK and US - similarities and differences

3/3/2021
Join Al Kingsley (CEO of NetSupport and Chair of two MATs - @AlKingsley_Edu) as he interviews Kevin Hogan (Host of Marketscale's EdTech Today and Editor-at-large for eSchool News - @edtechtoday1) on NetSupport Radio to discuss the topic: US and UK Schools - What we can learn from each other From discussing the current learning environments and the latest tech needs in school districts to the challenges US and UK schools are facing and teacher edtech confidence – Al and Kevin cover it...

Duration:00:39:12

The 'Check it out!' show - February Edition

2/24/2021
The ‘Check it out!’ show, now on its fifth episode in the series, helps schools to discover new solutions in a fun, informative online show, hosted by Al Kingsley and Mark Anderson (authors of ‘A Guide to Creating a Digital Strategy in Education’). The February show, broadcasted LIVE on the 23rd February from 7pm, will be extra special as it will showcase solutions that are free to use or have special offers running to support schools during these challenging times. Guests include: Family...

Duration:01:55:35

Tip Top Tips Edu - ReallySchool

2/23/2021
In this episode of the show, I got to speak with ReallySchool’s product manager, Kat Cauchi about all things ReallySchool. A former teacher and TA, Kat really knows what it takes to support teaching and learning and those all important observations you have to undertake in a primary school. It was really interesting to learn more about the product, how it can help reduce workload, improve communication and better support parental engagement. In this episode, the questions I posed to Kat...

Duration:00:13:02

Tip Top Tips Edu - NetSupport DNA

2/17/2021
In this episode of #TipTopTipsEdu I had the chance again to talk all things NetSupport DNA with our Technical Support Manager, Andy Earp. For the uninitiated, NetSupport DNA is one of our jewels in the crown here at NetSupport. A product which is helpful from both a whole school IT real estate management front alongside supporting the role of the Designated Safeguarding lead; DNA is a product that works well and supports any school. It’s no small wonder it’s loved by Network Managers the...

Duration:00:16:29

Tip Top Tips Edu - Let's talk about flex

2/16/2021
I first stumbled upon the force of nature that is Emma Turner when I read her brilliant book ‘Be More Toddler’ early in 2020 prior to the first lockdown. A fantastic book exploring the lessons we can learn from young people about being brave in leadership. A strong leader, Emma is also passionate about flexible working and so in November 2020 her second book ‘Let’s Talk About Flex’ was released to great acclaim too. With many strings to her bow including being a former Headteacher, Emma’s...

Duration:00:34:05

Tip Top Tips Edu - Online learning - tips for school leaders and teachers!

2/10/2021
It’s our third episode of #TipTopTips Edu! This week, we chat to Abdul Chohan, who is one of the world’s leading educational technology thought leaders and experts. With a heritage of impactful school leadership with innovative and inspiring technology deployments, Abdul has a wealth of experience whilst in post - and subsequently - in supporting teachers and leadership teams in their schools around the world. With that in mind, it made complete sense to invite him to speak on the...

Duration:00:33:25

Digital Strategy with Deira International School

1/29/2021
Digital strategy is something that has been very close to our hearts here at NetSupport for a long time. If you haven’t seen our guide to creating a school digital strategy, then you really should. One of our case studies in the second iteration of the guide was supplied by UAE-based educator and leader, Linda Parsons, of Deira International School (DIS). Recently, we were delighted to hear that ISC Research announced in their International School Awards that DIS had won their Digital...

Duration:00:16:55

Tip Top Tips Edu - NetSupport School

1/25/2021
Welcome to another episode of #TipTopTipsEdu on (NetSupport’s YouTube channel/NetSupport Radio). In this episode, we talk with NetSupport’s Technical Support Manager, Andy Earp with five of his tip-top tips for supporting and deploying NetSupport School. NetSupport School is our popular and award-winning classroom management solution. In this episode, I asked Andy five questions based around some of the most popular and helpful tips he could share about working with NetSupport School. Andy...

Duration:00:20:05

Tip Top Tips Edu - Taming Gaming

1/21/2021
In this, the inaugural episode of #TipTopTipsEdu, we talk with Andy Robertson, author of 'Taming Gaming' and creator and curator of the brilliant taminggaming.com family video game database. In this episode, he shares his top tips for accessing appropriate games; how to best support children in your classes (or your own children) with appropriate games; screen time and games to support educational activities such as literacy, emotional and physical wellbeing, mental health - and more. You...

Duration:00:34:16

The 'Check it out!' show - January Edition

1/20/2021
The ‘Check it out!’ show is back, helping edtech enthusiasts get through the January blues! Hosted by Al Kingsley and Mark Anderson (authors of ‘A Guide to Creating a Digital Strategy in Education’), the show will be broadcasted live on 19th January 2021 from 7pm, and will showcase the new ‘must-have’ education solutions - supporting parent engagement, CPD, online safety, learning platforms and apps, and more! Guest speakers include: Eve Harper - BETTFEST Simon Hay - Firefly Parent...

Duration:01:47:12

The 'Check it out!' show - December edition

12/23/2020
in this very special festive edition of the 'Check it out!' show, join Al Kingsley @AlKingsley_Edu and Mark Anderson @ICTEvangelist as they uncover new education services and solutions that can help your school! Guests include: @kazowed, @Tassomai, Noble and Eaton, @natterhub, @YouTeachMe, @MyWorldOfData, @FUNecole, @edpuzzle, @rangathetrainer and @TimeEdu.

Duration:01:37:55

The 'Check it out!' show - November Edition

11/25/2020
Back by popular demand, catch up with the November edition of the 'Check it out!' show! Join @AlKingsley_Edu and @ICTEvangelist as they uncover new education services and solutions that can help your school! Guests include; Cascade Spanish, @GDPRinSchools, @esafetyadviser, @classroomcloud_, @DiscoveryEdUk, @trilbytv, @tweetlpplus, @justmoteHQ, @iAchieveUK, @joinbubble, @iTCHYROBOT_SCH, and @Alex_Portland, plus a special appearance from @besatweet!

Duration:02:02:38

Welcome to the 'Check it out!' show

10/28/2020
Al Kingsley and Mark Anderson are joined by a range of educators who have some new services or solutions for the education sector that you should hear about! Guests include: Lucy Preston with Maths with Parents - Liz Murray with Spotlight Education Support - Adam Chase with Reschool - Matt Jones with classroom.cloud - Tom Thacker with CENTURY - Katie Stickley with Did Teach - Simon Blower with Pobble - Kat Cauchi with ReallySchool - Jane Moody with Drift IT Services - Kim Cooke with Gaps...

Duration:02:12:25

New solutions for the new normal academic year

9/22/2020
ReallySchool, the award-winning app and online portal helping teachers to record, assess and share primary and EYFS and primary school pupils’ learning and development, features on NetSupport Radio to discuss the latest update which supports schools in the 'new normal'.

Duration:00:15:05

The Big Education Debate - Chapter 1

7/16/2020
This chapter, "The new normal of teaching and learning,” examines the effect of the pandemic on teaching and learning. Despite the total disruption to regular teaching and learning, everyone agreed that many positive things have come out of this. Some schools have had a steep learning curve to get on board with the possibilities that their technology has to offer, but many staff have increased their confidence in using it, albeit through necessity. The panel also discuss how edtech has...

Duration:00:59:17

The Big Education Debate - Chapter 2

7/16/2020
This chapter looks at schools’ digital strategies and how the pandemic has changed the way they work with edtech, as well as how they can best prepare themselves for the possibility of more in-school and remote teaching and learning in the future, should further lockdowns come into play.

Duration:00:54:24

The Big Education Debate - Chapter 3

7/16/2020
This chapter discusses how edtech vendors have really stepped up to help schools during COVID-19, with Caroline Wright of BESA revealing that they have provided around £30million of free resources during lockdown. The panel also discussed the importance of wellbeing and safeguarding – and also the lessons that have been learned from this unique time that must not be forgotten in the future.

Duration:00:59:41

The future shape of edtech

4/24/2020
There's been a massive change in how teaching and learning is delivered over the last few weeks with an unexpected switch to online delivery in record time. Our guests discuss how the education landscape is looking now, compared to at the start of the year, and how things may develop over time. They discuss the experiences of their own education establishments (or the ones they work with) and consider the safeguarding aspects of using the digital platforms of the moment (e.g. Zoom).

Duration:00:55:47

School digital strategy, the dos and don’ts

4/24/2020
With the enforced switch to online learning, schools have had to transition fast! Our guests share their own schools' experiences of how they have switched from face-to-face to distance learning - and what they have learned from the process. We also hear a technical perspective of how one school made the transition to cloud-based solutions and the eventful route it took – overcoming various obstacles to reach its destination. In a bonus interview, Russell Prue talks to Lord Jim Knight...

Duration:00:46:29

Supporting student and teacher wellbeing

4/24/2020
Wellbeing has never been more important than now - and it's a given that we're going to encounter some mental health issues in the future as a result of the pandemic lockdown. Our experts on this topic discuss the need to plan for the new 'future normal' when students and staff are reintegrated into school, with preparations likely being required for separation anxiety (when pupils suddenly have to spend time away from parents) - as well as the availability of bereavement counselling. We...

Duration:01:01:09