As 2017 fades, 2018 looms large…

Its been a busy year for NetSupport, bringing you product updates, networking with new partners, winning awards, hosting an edtech panel discussion – the list goes on! NetSupport DNA continues to go from strength to strength and 2017 saw its value being recognised in...

UK schools with negative Ofsted rating face teacher retention woes

Ofsted’s annual report highlights there are approximately 100 schools in the UK which have not reached "good" status in inspections since 2005, according to the BBC. Part of the problem, says head teachers’ leader, Geoff Barton, is that schools become "stigmatised" by...

Apprenticeships: key progress indicator reports released

Last month, the Department for Education released two complementary reports into apprenticeships highlighting both the learners’ and employers’ roles.Undertaken by IFF Research, this year’s Apprenticeship Evaluation Learner Survey 2017 is the fifth annual report since...

December is IT Asset Management Awareness Month

For the last seven years, IAITAM has collaborated with industry leaders to raise awareness of IT Asset Management during the month of December. IT Asset Management (ITAM) supports the IT environment while also providing insight into financial records to optimize an...

PC Pro scores NetSupport Manager 5 out of 5

NetSupport Manager 12.5 has earned a PC Pro recommended award, following its recent review in the PC Pro November edition 2017. NetSupport Manager was scored 5 out of 5 and was described as, "Provid[ing] everything on your IT department’s wish list and more, making it...

Five misconceptions about Growth Mindset – Part 2

Natalie Nezhati, Education content consultant, concludes her two part blog about the topic 'Growth Mindset'. The theory: a ‘fixed mindset’ is one in which intelligence is static while a ‘growth mindset’ allows for the possibility that...

What is GDPR and what do schools need to do about it?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into force on 25th May 2018. It is a Europe-wide regulation that governs how organisations should save their data and sets out standards for its security and management. Schools are...

The importance of collaborative problem-solving skills

Team problem solving and collaboration on projects are essential skills in today’s workplace. However, schools predominantly only test and reward on individual achievements, according to the BBC. The Programme for International Student...

Investigating the misconceptions around the Growth Mindset

The notion of Growth Mindset holds a strong appeal with well-meaning teachers and parents looking for a message of encouragement. The theory is attractive: a ‘fixed mindset’ is one in which intelligence is static while a ‘growth mindset’ allows for the...

NetSupport features in Education Today magazine

Al Kingsley, Managing Director of NetSupport and Chair of a multi-academy Trust, discusses how technology can help schools and Trusts work smarter and actually save time and money, rather than seeing it as an expense which eats into their...

Making marginal gains with technology

Many will be aware of the work of Sir David Brailsford, ex-team GB coach and proponent of the idea of marginal gains. Following on from his groundbreaking work with the GB Olympics team, teaching and learning guru (and fortunately for me, old...

St Peter’s RC High School discusses NetSupport School

St Peter’s RC High School is a Roman Catholic High School based on a single site in central Manchester. With around 960 pupils between the ages of 11 and 16 and approximately 150 staff, they have around 750 machines, plus a server infrastructure in place to support...

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