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Preview Now Available For Microsoft’s New Family Safety App

Family safety features have been a part of the Windows 10 experience since its release, and those tools were made available on the Xbox in tandem with the release of Windows 10. You may, in fact, already be using them on your home computer and your Xbox. Unfortunately, similar protections were simply unavailable from Microsoft

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PC Users Beware Of Downloader For Zoom Created By Hackers

Are you working from home right now? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Tens of millions of people are doing the same, and there are untold millions around the world doing likewise. Working from home presents a host of new challenges, not the least of which is finding ways of communicating face to face without

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New Windows 10 Disk Cleanup Feature Coming Soon

If you’re a veteran Windows user, you’ve almost certainly made frequent use of the “Disk Cleanup” feature, which has been a standard part of the OS for what feels like forever. Recently though, Microsoft has given the utility a bit of a facelift and an upgrade. Lurking under the hood of Windows 10, in the

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Head in the cloud? Senior management's role in IT provision

Schools are often slow to adopt new technologies and many have yet to make full use of cloud technologies, despite the obvious benefits they offer. In this blog, we’re going to run through a few reasons why senior management needs to wise up to the new possibilities of technology. IT direction needs to come from

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Is Microsoft priced too high for education?

With an increasingly technologised world, it’s naturally crucial for educational institutions to adapt and modify the way they interact with their pupils. This is not only to ensure that students are learning efficiently and effectively, but also to ensure that teachers are engaging with them on a level they understand. There is one major barrier

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4 benefits of utilising technology in school classrooms

In a modern world where technology is becoming increasingly important to all facets of life, it is unsurprising that technological solutions are being integrated into the provision of education. E-learning, i.e. the use of digital technology in the classroom, is becoming more and more important to the way that the next generation are being raised.

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ICT as a Learning Aid

In the age of digital media, children are increasingly IT savvy, and sometimes they know even more about technology than their teachers. That is why more and more learning programs are IT based in order to stimulate pupils. These programs offer a great alternative to more traditional learning, however, these interactive learning methods often require your

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Why schools and colleges NEED experienced ICT Providers

As you know, data breaches are occurring at a record rate, and it is essential to partner with an experienced IT provider that specialises in keeping schools and colleges secure from these threats. An experienced education specific support provider is going to help schools and academies remain safe and protected. In this article we look at

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How Azure cloud backup could benefit your school

Cloud computing is helping to revolutionise how schools and colleges interact with their data. Never before has collaborative working been easier thanks to the fact that a school or college can quickly and easily access and share their data. Microsoft Azure offers schools and other educational organisations the chance to create a streamlined workflow for

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Are your pupils’ devices putting your school network at risk?

School and college networks are expected to do a lot more now than they were a few years ago. Nowadays, students connect all manner of devices to networks when in school or college and expect to receive the same fast internet service that they do on a fixed computer. However, unless you’re taking security precautions