Time to move your school out of its ICT comfort zone?

A quote to refresh the server farm for St Paul’s School for Girls in Birmingham proved to be the spur for Network Manager, James Wilson to move out of the comfort zone provided by RM CC4 and look around to see what moving to a vanilla network would entail. Background James takes up the story: “I received a quote from ... Read More

Introduction to Profiles

We have long known about issues in education where profiles are a regular headache; Microsoft primarily make networks for businesses where, the majority of the time, a user logs on to a PC at 9am, works on it and logs off at 5pm…

Penetration testing for schools

The security of your school’s IT network, systems and data is fundamental. Whether it’s confidential student data, financial information or other sensitive data, all must be protected…

A school wireless installation from start to finish

Wireless infrastructures are becoming ever more vital to schools of any size. When wireless doesn’t function as it’s supposed to it can become a major source of frustration for staff and students. As a leading provider of school wireless networks we have shared the details of a wireless installation from start to finish at one of our schools, so you … Read More

The Microsoft Academy

Last week CSE teamed up with Microsoft Education to host an Academy full of tips and tricks for teachers, and senior leadership staff using Microsoft programs in their schools. Schools from Sheffield, Solihull, Uxbridge, Crystal Palace, Witney and Highworth all took part in the Academy and…

New Magellan Mobile app released

The all new CSE Magellan Mobile App is now available for download from app stores. Search the store for ‘Magellan’ or follow one of the links at the bottom of this article. This is a major update of the app, re-written from the ground-up and introducing exciting new functionality, enabling students and staff to access their resources seamlessly from mobiles … Read More

How to make managing users simple

Last week we joined-up with Education Technology to bring you a webinar all about managing users in education, whether that be schools, colleges or universities. It was an insightful discussion between Education Technology’s Editor, Sophie Beyer, and our expert panel, with some thought-provoking questions from education technology professionals from schools, colleges and universities along the way. Don’t worry if you … Read More

Webinar – meet our user management experts

This week we’re joining up with Education Technology for a webinar called “Preparing for the September Intake – How to make managing users simple” Topics we will cover include: If you’ve not registered yet click the link above to ensure you don’t miss out. In the meantime we thought we’d give you some more information on the experts who will … Read More

Preparing for the September Intake – webinar

With the end of term in sight, how prepared are you for the September intake? If you’re one of the people tasked with preparing IT networks for the September intake you’ll know that creating and managing user accounts has become an increasingly complex and resource-sapping job. So, with September looming, how can you decrease your workload, get to grips with … Read More