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Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator for free.

Are you a teacher looking for new ways to develop your IT skills and engage your students? If so, you can become a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) with free training from TA. For 1 Week only (6th December – 13th December), we are offering FREE access to our online MIE course specifically created to help you become an MIE. Normal … Read More

Graham BowmanJourney to the Cloud

Industry Partners

If you are serious about digital transformation you will need support from industry partners. You may need to be prepared to invest upfront to capitalise on long-term gains and savings. Transformation Real outcomes, and the impact on end-users should be the focus of any transformation project. Ask yourself ‘Why?’ at every step along the way. This should not be an IT … Read More

Graham BowmanJourney to the Cloud

Creating Your Teams

Important to know! When you create Microsoft Teams, access is granted to all Team users including access to all files, channels (except private), OneNote notebooks, and anything shared with the Team.  The naming convention used for your Teams is very important, especially if you’re on a tenancy used by multiple schools. We suggest investing in an MIS integration tool to automatically … Read More

Graham BowmanJourney to the Cloud

Building your Cloud Environment

In order to make informed decisions on the structure of your cloud environment, we suggest key individuals from Leadership, IT and Networking, Business, and Teaching participate in a workshop to understand all that is possible using Microsoft Teams in education.

Graham BowmanJourney to the Cloud

The Vision

In the beginning… This project began in the Summer Term of 2019 when the trust approached Tablet Academy to develop and implement with them a digital transformation strategy. At the beginning of this journey, all schools had a standard infrastructure with local servers and individual Office 365 tenancies used purely for email. Standard Microsoft licensing agreements were in place and … Read More

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About the School

St. John Fisher Catholic Primary School​ Saint John Fisher is a two-form entry Catholic Primary School, part of the Romero Catholic Academy Company, and situated in a socially deprived part of Coventry, UK. Their mission statement is ‘Through Christ, we live, love and learn in our caring community.’ This reflects their commitment to working with the entire community.​ Through their broad, balanced and rich curriculum, they are committed to developing happy, confident … Read More

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This case study has been produced by the UK Office of Tablet Academy Intl., a leading Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner. The purpose of which is to capture the transformation of a typical English state primary school (US K-5) as they migrate data to Office 365, embed Teams as their central communication hub for staff and students, and introduce a 1-1 devices in … Read More