Events

What is Web Accessibility and Why Does it Matter?

Web accessibility is the practice of making sure a website can be accessed and used by as many people as possible. Having a lovely website that showcases your school is essential these days and you should feel confident that anyone can visit and enjoy your website regardless of visual, motor, auditory, or cognitive ability. These …

Remote Learning: An End to Snow Days?

The pandemic has seen a fundamental change in the way education has been delivered in the UK for the past year. Whilst some schools or education establishments have delivered lessons remotely for some time, the mainstream education system was all about face-to-face lessons, with ratios ranging anywhere from 1 to 1 up to 1 to …

How Secure is Your School Website?

Website hacking is an issue for all websites, not just big corporations, banks and government departments. We often see articles in the media about hackers making targeted attacks on large companies and governments to steal money and information or for ideological reasons (known as hacktivism) but schools, individuals and small organisations are also at threat …

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. …