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

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

St John’s School moves to the cloud

We spoke with Mark Sartorius, Assistant Housemaster and Director of E-Learning at St John’s School, Leatherhead, about their recent move to the cloud and the role Magellan from CSE played in its success. “ St John’s, Leatherhead is a leading independent school for boys and girls aged 11 to 18. Last September the school moved – all at once – … Read More

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

Single-sign-on benefits for schools, part 1: students

Single-sign-on benefits for schools part 1: students×This is the first in a three part series looking at the benefits of single-sign-on (SSO) for different user groups in schools and colleges. In following posts we will explore the benefits for teachers and administrators.Background Most software for schools is designed to solve a specific problem for a specific user group. Take our ... Read More

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

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