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Three Challenges Independent Schools Will Face in 2022

The last two years have been a challenging time for all schools, the sudden need to have a flexible workforce and a large online presence doesn’t come without its challenges, especially when your ‘workforce’ isn’t just employees it’s also hundreds of students all requiring an all-encompassing online workplace. Whilst it seems highly unlikely independent schools will have to close their doors again it’s clear that covid-19 has left a shadow of changes that are here to stay.

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Why top tier wifi should be the goal of all independent schools

In a recent survey by Gartner, seventy-four percent of CFOs agreed that they will pursue some form of remote working strategy in the future, even after the Coronavirus pandemic is over. Twitter has told all its employees they can work from home indefinitely. Most of the so-called ‘Big Four’ have also suggested that home working could become a major feature of their workforce policy from now onward.

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e-Learning: A Burden or an Opportunity?

This article was originally featured in the Spring 2021 edition of "The Bursar's Review" a magazine published by the Independent Schools' Bursars Association, published in March 2021. To view the original article, please follow this link.

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Let's Celebrate Our Teachers!

There was an audible sigh of relief from beleaguered parents and carers across the country as the government confirmed that schools will start reopening to all children from March 8th.

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Microsoft v Google: Which is best for your independent school?

They are two of the biggest names in the business. Microsoft and Google have been the cornerstone of business software for decades, and in recent years they have turned their attention to the classroom. With education becoming increasingly reliant on the digital world, particularly as the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts schooling. If they haven’t already, independent schools across the country are turning to online e-learning tools to maintain their high teaching standards despite the disturbances of Covid-19. That leaves them with an important question, one that crosses the minds of every school looking to expand their teaching online: Microsoft or Google?

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Teaching in the 'new normal'

Across the world, schools are having to adjust to an unprecedented change to their operations. Unlike workplaces, which have been able to impose rigorous social distancing measures through the ability to work from home, schools were expected to return to full capacity in September. Of course, it is right that pupils return to school, as numerous studies have highlighted the long-term damage of a stunted education. However, returning to school in the midst of a pandemic does mean schools must adjust to this ‘new normal’ in record time, whilst also minimising disruption.

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what we really need in IT is someone who has super power

Why every Independent School needs a Super Hero!

Originally posted on 12 December 2016

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