Events

Annual Governors’ and Trustees’ Conference 2019

On Saturday 30th November, governors and trustees from across Newham and neighbouring boroughs attended the Annual Governors’ and Trustees’ Conference, held at Eastlea Community Secondary School. This year’s theme was ‘Delivering the Best Outcomes for Children During a Time of Financial Challenge’. Cllr. Julianne Marriott, London Borough of Newham Cabinet Member for Education opened the …

IT Security: Top tips

This Guest Editorial is by Jamie Charlton, Sales Director of Sharp Business Systems UK. As technology continues to advance, and as schools and students become increasingly more dependent on internet-ready devices, cybercrime is becoming more difficult to both deal with, and avoid. The Department for Education now specifies that school managers, governors, and head teachers …

Computing Subject Leaders Network Meeting Autumn 2019

Wednesday 16th October saw the first Computing Subject Leaders Network Meeting at The Education Space. We welcomed a number of schools from across the borough for an informative hands-on session. The session was split into 3 parts, the first of which saw the subject leaders thinking about their goals for the academic year ahead and …

National Non-uniform Day

Let’s plant a forest! As part of our ongoing commitment to sustainability, The Education Space is proud to announce our partnership with Just One Tree. Just One Tree is a non-profit initiative removing C02 from the atmosphere through global reforestation. They make it simple for everyone to contribute to collective action on the climate crisis. …

Assessment Networking Group Autumn 2019

Thursday 10th October 2019 saw the Assessment Networking Group for 2019. The user group is a useful opportunity to explore the ways in which we are managing and utilising our data. With the education inspection framework changing in September 2019, many schools have been sent into a frenzy in regards to data. If you listen …

SIMS User Group Autumn 2019

26th September saw the first SIMS User Group of this academic year. The session allowed attendees to meet the MIS team and network with colleagues from other schools. The agenda covered recent and upcoming SIMS and FMS updates, Pupil and Workforce Census requirements, e-Procurement update, The Education Space’s new analytics dashboards as well as support …

Data Protection Update

There’s a growing awareness of the impact on individuals when personal information is used in a way that people wouldn’t reasonably expect and It’s been clear for some time that individuals don’t trust organisations with their personal information. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applied from May 2018 and brought into focus the ways in …

Successful NQT Induction

The Education Space organised The Primary NQT Familiarisation Days, held on 9 and 10 July at University of East London. More than 90 NQTs attended on both days. The Education Space would like to thank the teachers and trainers who delivered a series of workshops throughout the day. After attending presentations from current NQTs and …

Is your school brand strong enough?

Modern Problems in a digital landscape Amongst the many challenges that schools face, one which has evolved significantly since digital advancements is the way in which prospective parents and employees engage with your school. Before we were able to swing open our laptops and ‘Google’ any organisation at the press of a button, parents and …