Case study – North Shore Academy

John Jameson, North Shore Academy From the start it was for the school children. It takes time and they forget where they need to look or can’t remember websites in order to login. Magellan removes that need to remember the sites and multiple logins, it makes it so much easier without any of those steps. “ Magellan removes that need … Read More

Seven considerations for schools upgrading their wireless network

Seven considerations for schools upgrading their wireless networkWireless networks are the lifeblood connecting technology with users in schools. Ensuring you have a reliable, fast network in place is a key responsibility of IT departments. When upgrading it’s important to take the time to make sure you get it right, not only for the school’s needs now, but also into the ... Read More

10 questions to ask before you implement BYOD in your school

10 questions to ask before you implement BYOD in your schoolIf your looking to implement BYOD in your school, college or university there are a number of important questions to ask before you go live. Watch this short video to learn more... VIDEO TRANSCIPT 10 questions to ask before you implement BYOD in your school: Infrastructure and wireless network 1. ... Read More

The simple route to BYOD success (Infographic)

The Simple Route to BYOD SuccessLike many schools and colleges, BYOD is probably on your to-do list – but are you struggling to find the time to do the research and plan your launch strategy? CSE OneStep BYOD is a new approach to make BYOD implementation simple and stress-free. So how do we do it? CSE’s team of consultants can ... Read More

Is your network ready for iPad deployment?

Is your network ready for iPad deployment?The iPad recently passed its fifth birthday. In half a decade it has defined a new product category (that we didn’t even know we needed!) and became the essential gadget for many: from boardrooms to production lines; living rooms to aeroplanes, tablets have infiltrated every part of modern life. Our sector is no different ... Read More

5 Steps to BYOD Success

5 steps to BYOD success Like many schools and colleges, BYOD is probably on your to-do list. So as the Easter ‘holidays’ start, now is the perfect time to stop talking and start making it happen. Our five point plan is based on implementing BYOD with Magellan – our universal education portal – which has been designed as a single ... Read More

Magellan: the ideal classroom flipping tool

MAGELLAN: THE IDEAL CLASSROOM FLIPPING TOOLTrends pioneered in the USA educational sphere have a habit of eventually making their way over to the UK and getting slowly adopted into the mainstream. Many enlightened UK teaching professionals have embraced existing technologies and have created their own flipped classroom ideas. They are making use of a rich set of cloud-based apps and ... Read More

Remote access to files: A dream come true

Remote access to files: A dream come true “What I really wanted was remote access to files, which Magellan does beautifully.” David Thomas, Systems Manager from Burnham Grammar School, describes how Magellan works for his school in this blog post. Teachers love it. They can set homework knowing that as long as the students have access to the internet they can ... Read More

Looking for secure remote access to school files?

Looking for secure remote access to school files? Have you recently switched from LogMeIn and now need remote access to your files? We’ve noticed that some schools have switched from LogMeIn recently and now can’t access their files remotely. In this situation, Magellan is a prefect solution because it allows you to access your files from any device whatsoever, and ... Read More

Sub £100 Windows 8 Tablets – are happening sooner than you think!

Sub £100 Windows 8 Tablets – are happening sooner than you think! Tablet computers inspire students and are accepted as providing innovative technology within the classroom and across all ages. But, and there is always a ‘but’…. ….they can represent a complete pain in terms of management inside an educational environment. Tony Saxby from CSE explains: Love it, or hate ... Read More