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Report highlights impact of children’s data collection online

Report highlights impact of children’s data collection online

A report has come out from the Children’s Commissioner highlighting key points where children’s data is collected and how this might impact their future. One of the stats showed that,...

Date announced for Safer Internet Day 2019

Date announced for Safer Internet Day 2019

Safer Internet Day 2019 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 5th February 2019 with the theme: Together for a better internet. Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each...

Schools Forum retains central budget to fund Lincolnshire schools consolidated broadband

Schools Forum retains central budget to fund Lincolnshire schools consolidated broadband

Lincolnshire County Council has reviewed the current broadband arrangements for schools that were aggregated in 2012, at the same time as the corporate network. The Local Authority through its decision-making...

Poetry book teaches children about e-safety

Poetry book teaches children about e-safety

Last year, we worked with Serious Comedy to produce an online safety poetry book – Beneath the Screen –  teaching children about the dark side of the internet. The book...

SmartComms for Education – a phone system designed for education

SmartComms for Education – a phone system designed for education

emPSN now offer a phone system designed for education to schools and academies in the UK. Based in the cloud, SmartComms offers cost savings and efficiency. WHAT IS SMARTCOMMS FOR...

Educational updates for the start of a new school term

Educational updates for the start of a new school term

We share a few useful resources and updates for the start of the Autumn term:   KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN EDUCATION 2018 is now in force and you can view the...

What is filtering and why is it important?

What is filtering and why is it important?

Our trusted service providers offer a range a filtering options. We give you an overview of the filtering options available and why they are important. Who offers filtering? The service...

LGfL DigiSafe launch Hope & Streams report

LGfL DigiSafe launch Hope & Streams report

40,000 pupils took part in this year’s LGfL DigiSafe pupil online-safety survey about their online lives. The report highlights what pupils love and what they hate, what really goes on...

Being mindful of technology use in the classroom

Being mindful of technology use in the classroom

Classrooms, and the technology with them, have changed a lot in recent years. How do we create a balance between screen time and face-to-face time in an effort to improve...

Data Processor Notification – GDPR

Data Processor Notification – GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will apply from 25 May 2018 and will fully replace existing national data protection legislation (i.e. the UK Data Protection Act 1998). Whilst...