These are FREE termly network events across Staffordshire and are a great opportunity to learn from each other as well as get relevant and timely updates about ICT and computing.
Please use the calendar on the right to scroll through and find an event near you.
Feedback from our last event was very positive!
Thank you for making my first meeting as an ICT leader so enjoyable and beneficial.
Thanks for putting on the event. I liked the way the presentation notes were given to us in numbered sections and had a space for us to write things down. It was very clear. A lot was covered which was great as we can look up things in more detail, or ask you for more detail on aspects if we require that.
The training was really clear and informative. Sally was very knowledgeable and kept interest throughout the session.
A real eye opener to the dangers of computing in today’s open world!
With the rise of mobile devices online safety has arisen out of nowhere to become one of the biggest worries facing schools. Those schools without effective policy and practice in place are finding that there can be severe consequences when things go wrong.Online safety is a concern for all schools. We will support staff, governors and parents/carers with workshops tailored to your requirements.
As a qualified Online Safety Award Assessor and accredited online safety consultant I can help you ensure that everything you need is in place to keep staff, students and the wider community safe. Why not start with the brilliant 360 Audit Tool from South West Grid for Learning? This tool will quickly help you to audit your current policy and practice and I can help you to complete each aspect and assess your provision.
Have your staff and governors read the Keeping Children Safe in Education document? Do you have evidence to show this? Download our free questionnaire to share with all members and assess their understanding of this important document.
Many schools are confused by the vast range of technology that is available to them, some schools are not sure how to make the best use of the resources they already have and some schools are concerned about how to keep their students safe and ensure they are meeting current guidelines.
If you are one of these schools, then I can help you.
iPads and other mobile devices promised the biggest revolution in education since the computer first came to our classrooms in the 1980s. Many schools are still struggling to make the best of the opportunities on offer from these devices.
I have worked with a large number of schools to help them see how they can use mobile devices to revolutionise the learning process.
Since the introduction of the National Curriculum for Computing in 2014, schools have been wondering just what is expected from them by these challenging learning outcomes. When you really look closely at this curriculum it really isn’t as challenging as it might first appear and many of the objectives you already do across your curriculum, such as computational thinking, debugging and algorithms, but you probably haven’t called them that! Do remember that ‘learning to code is coding to learn‘ and students will acquire so many more skills than just coding and programming.