Technology is transforming teaching and learning and to ensure that schools can harness the benefits of EdTech and equip pupils with the skills necessary for a digital world, a high-quality IT infrastructure is essential.
The ongoing running costs of poor ICT infrastructure can be significant. For example, poor ICT infrastructure can result in schools needing to invest more in technical support and replacing individual parts. A planned programme of design, investment and support will reduce long term costs.
Saves teachers’ time
Good ICT infrastructure should be reliable and seamless. When staff trust that their systems and infrastructure work, they can use them to reduce workload. For example, by improving communication, collaboration and planning. Reliable systems also eliminate the need for teachers to prepare alternative approaches, should technology fail.
A well-functioning and well-maintained infrastructure allows teachers, students and admin staff to use technology in a timely and appropriate manner and supports teaching and learning. For example, good infrastructure allows students and staff to: log on to their devices quickly, share content and material, and provide online feedback quickly and reliably.
We analyse your schools’ current wireless network coverage and efficiency and provide advice to ensure the best digital classroom experience, within your budget and vision
From iPads, desktops and EdTech devices, we will review your current devices and offer any advice on how to improve them to make your classroom future-proof.
We can analyse and review your current ICT network infrastructure, helping improve efficiency and security – letting you make the most of ICT budgets.
Are you making the most of cloud-based software, platforms and solutions? We will work with you and advise on next steps to ensure you get the full benefits.
Essential to the running of your schools’ digital learning curriculum is an optimised and efficient server. Ensure your server is fit for purpose and still supported by manufacturers. We can review and suggest improvements to ensure your network remains secured.
As an EdTech Demonstrator school we are able to provide these audits free of charge. This is funded by the DfE, as part of the EdTech Demonstrator Programme.
To find out more about the EdTech Demonstrator Programme, click here
Whether you are a school at the start of your blended learning journey, or you have fully embraced EdTech and are regularly embedding it in your teaching and learning, our Blended Learning Open Days will give you the opportunity to see how we are using technology within our schools and, hopefully, provide you with plenty of ideas to take away with you.