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Want to become a Microsoft Showcase School?

TA Education has a new FREE programme to help you.  You may not realise it, but the Microsoft Showcase Schools programme is a global community of pioneering schools who offer their students inclusive experiences that inspire lifelong learning, and instil future-ready skills to empower students to achieve more.  Building on Microsoft´s decades of work with policy makers, school leaders and educators from around the world, the Showcase School programme provides schools with resources and ideas aimed at turning their vision into reality.  Sound … Read More

Nick BentonUncategorised

New Names – New Logos

The Tablet Academy you know is changing, introducing new modern services and a new brand.  Why rebrand?  In a world where trends are constantly changing, it is hard for a company to maintain a modern image.  It is all too clear to us that after eight years of trading as Tablet Academy, we need to keep the look and feel of our brand fresh and current in order to maintain our reputation and position as one of … Read More

Nick BentonFree, Free

Brand New Events! – TA’s Free Online Training Series Returns

TA are back again with a brand new series of free online training events starting on the 15th of September 2021. This round includes events for admin/support staff, master classes for more experienced educators, and an opportunity to explore the new Microsoft Reading Progress tool. ABOUT THE SERIES With events running until June 2022, we have once again teamed up … Read More

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Microsoft Incubator School Support Programme

Free support for schools on their journey to applying to become a Showcase School.  From this September, TA will be launching a free support programme for any school looking to enter the Microsoft Incubator Programme to be ready to submit their Showcase School application in July 2022.  Our Microsoft Expert Trainers will be on hand to provide remote support to … Read More

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TOP 10 MICROSOFT TEAMS FEATURES

Words by Philemon Burney – Head of Consultancy and Training Microsoft Teams is a powerful tool that I use every day for work, to keep in touch with colleagues, access shared documents, participate in meetings and more!   Here are 10 of my favourite features that I use almost every day:  1. Create Task  Often whilst I’m reading through posts in a channel of a Team or using Chat … Read More

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Free STEM Workshops and 3D Printing Competition

TA has teamed up with Craftbot and the RAF Youth & STEM Team to provide 4 Secondary Schools with the chance to participate in a 3D printing challenge and win a Craftbot Plus Pro 3D Printer Bundle (worth £1,600). We are searching for enthusiastic and open-minded teachers, looking to inspire their students with the world of STEM and 3D printing. … Read More

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New for March! – TA’s Free Online Training Series Returns

TA are back once again with a brand new series of free online training events starting on the 17th of March 2021, continuing to support institutions with Remote & Hybrid Learning. ABOUT THE SERIES With events running until June, ee have once again teamed up with Microsoft to deliver a series of events aimed at supporting school leaders and classroom … Read More

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What lies in store for Tablet Academy in 2021

A message from our Chairman, Professor Steve Molyneux. Like many training organisations, Tablet Academy (TA) has had a hectic past ten months training over 30,000 teachers in England to use platforms such as Teams to support remote learning, and over 1000 schools to begin their ‘Journey to the Cloud’. So, what does 2021 hold in store for us? I want … Read More

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SchoolScreener COVID-19 Test Register for Schools

One of our trusted partners, Thomson Screening, is usually known for supporting the NHS to collect and manage health data. However, thanks to government funding, they have developed SchoolSCreener Covid Manager. A Covid monitoring software that is GDPR and IG compliant, and is ready to deploy in schools. You can use SchoolScreener Covid Manager as your compliant COVID-19 Test Register … Read More

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The COVID-19 Revolution – Part 1.

Introduction  I must begin by defining how I am using the term revolution. The dictionary defines a revolution as (1) “a forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favour of a new system”, and I am not advocating this by any means, or (2) “a dramatic and wide-reaching change in conditions, attitudes, or operation”. I think we would … Read More