Q&A: compliance with the government’s ‘Keeping children safe in education’ guidance for online safety

Q&A: compliance with the government’s ‘Keeping children safe in education’ guidance for online safety Part of the new ‘Keeping children safe in education’ guidance includes a paragraph on online safety. Whilst this is vague in its guidance: “governing bodies and proprietors should ensure appropriate filters and appropriate monitoring systems are in place”1 the document introduces a new annex2 which gives ... Read More

Project Notes: Brooke Weston Academy Trust

Taking a closer look at some of our recent projects. School: Location: Number of schools: Brooke Weston Trust Multi-site NineMulti-site Asset Management for The Brooke Weston TrustWhen looking for a multi-site solution to manage the Trust’s assets, both at a local level for the schools’ administration team and at a trust level for overall management, The Brooke Weston Trust chose ... 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

CSE OneStep: Simply making IT happen

CSE OneStep: Simply making IT happenBlink and you’ve missed it. That’s how it can feel sometimes when you work in IT – the pace of change in technology is unremitting, and by the time you’ve learned enough about the next big thing and decided to implement it, another one has come along. For those working in schools this problem is ... Read More

Q&A: Asset Registry

Q&A: Asset RegistryWhat, Why, When, Who and How? We answer all your questions about creating an Asset Registry. Technology is becoming more and more integral to school life, and in most cases, this means an increase in valuable assets that an institution is responsible for. Schools are employing more business management principles in order to run a tight ship and ... Read More

Six reasons to consider outsourcing your school’s IT

Six reasons to consider outsourcing your school’s ITOf all the things a school needs to have in place to run at its best, sometimes expertise can be the hardest to find. This is particularly true when it comes to the progressively more complex world of IT. Outsourcing to a specialist company can provide the solution and be the best way ... Read More

Keeping an eye on Biometrics

Keeping an eye on Biometrics Biometrics looks set to become commonplace in everyday life; it’s built into our smartphones or used to identify people as they arrive at international airports, among many other things. And with the news last week that digital bank Atom will be the first to use biometrics in place of passwords for online banking, it’s a ... Read More

Project Notes: Henry Box School, Witney

Taking a closer look at some of our recent projects. School: Location: Number of pupils: Henry Box School Witney, Oxfordshire 1300Major IT infrastructure update at Henry Box School, WitneyOver the summer we worked with the ICT team at Henry Box School to implement a significant infrastructure update, including moving their system to a new server room, and future-proofing with new ... Read More

The University of Birmingham School: Doors open on a brand new ICT system

The University of Birmingham School: doors open on a brand new ICT systemMonths of planning and hard work are over and the big day has arrived! As the impressive University of Birmingham School opens its doors for the first time, an equally impressive new ICT network is ready for action. Pupils and staff arrived ready for the new term in ... Read More

The University of Birmingham School: Installation Progresses

The University of Birmingham School: Installation ProgressesThe University of Birmingham School is opening next month and promises to be a pioneering institution – the first secondary University Training School in the country. CSE have been selected to provide comprehensive IT services, from installing their complete ICT network to ongoing site-based support. As the start of term approaches things are getting ... Read More