How Best to use School Data - A Teacher's View

Jan Harrison is a Novatia Consultant, with a background in teaching.  She has recently been focusing on data and how to make it easier for schools to use it effectively.


Posted by Jan Harrison - 30 July 2018

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Cyber security: how can your School protect itself from the latest threats?

We all know that they do happen and we all hope it won’t happen to us, but cyber threats are real. It is also a fact that schools are being targeted.

Posted by Andrew Martin - 27 June 2018

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Buying ICT for your School or Trust? Follow our 6-step guide to a successful ICT procurement process

As ICT advisors to UK Education, we have assisted hundreds of school leaders over the years to achieve efficiencies, as well as best value for money, by helping them to navigate their way through the ICT procurement process. 

Posted by Alex Wood - 17 May 2018

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How successful MATs use ICT strategically to support and drive growth

‘Great leadership’ and ‘coherence of vision’ are vital if you want to run an effective and sustainable multi-academy trust (MAT).  These are the key findings of a recent report (April 2018) from education charity, Ambition School Leadership, using input from 40 MAT CEOs as well as surveys from staff at 22 MATs. 

Posted by Richard Sambrook Smith - 30 April 2018

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The first step to more effective ICT in Schools - see the big picture 

You’d be surprised just how many schools and academies have cupboards full of technology, left neglected or underused, gathering dust. Unfortunately, as independent ICT advisors to UK Education, this is a scenario we see frequently.

Posted by Andrew Martin - 28 March 2018

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Three easy steps to gain control of your MAT and School data

All the data that you collect and hold should be helping you to improve the educational experience and outcomes of your pupils.  However, as we all know, that doesn’t always happen. The reality can be far different.

Posted by Jan Harrison - 27 February 2018

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The GDPR in Schools - quick resources 

The governance of your school data needs to be in order in just over three months

Posted by Andrew Martin - 20 February 2018

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GDPR compliance in Schools: need help fast?

Tick tock, tick tock … the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is creeping nearer.  As politicians continue to thrash out the UK’s future relations with Europe, one thing is for sure, come 25th May 2018 new important changes in data compliance will start to apply, regardless of Brexit

Posted by Andrew Martin - 15 January 2018

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Come visit us at Bett 2018

We hope you can join Novatia from 24-27 January 2018 at ExCel London for Bett 2018 – Europe’s leading showcase for technology in Education. 

Posted by Richard Sambrook Smith - 08 January 2018

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How to choose the right ICT partner for your school build project - A Novatia Note

If you’re constructing a new educational building with a robust ICT infrastructure, you will most probably require the support of an experienced ICT partner.  Not just for the ICT design elements during your bid and tender process but for the installation and delivery of the actual ICT solution.

Posted by Richard Sambrook Smith - 28 November 2017

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