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

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

Outsource or Co-source: what’s right for your school?

The new CSE managed service offering is available in two forms: Intelligent Outsource and Intelligent Co-source. In this blog post we discuss their differences, and offer advice on which might be most suitable for your school. You will no doubt be familiar with the concept of outsourcing. In IT support terms this usually means handing over full responsibility to a third-party provider. … Read More

Auto-provisioning: save hours with automated user accounts

Creating and managing user accounts is a resource-sapping administrative burden for schools. But “it’s nothing new” you may say. That’s true, but it is undoubtedly becoming an increasingly formidable task with the explosion of online resources, requiring a user account creating for each and every pupil. For each new online app or resource that needs to be deployed to users … Read More

CSE launch a new approach to IT Support services at Bett 2017

Intelligent Outsource and Intelligent Co-source place smart technologies at the heart of schools’ IT support systems, enabling them to reduce costs whilst increasing system reliability. The launch of these new services marks a step change in the approach to IT support within schools, which has lagged behind advances in education technology and the needs of users. The days when schools … Read More