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  • Why educators should embrace virtual reality technologies in the classroom

    By Education Today on November 16, 2017
    VR in education is new, as it is to pretty much the whole world outside of gaming and certain industries like aviation and the military which has used VR for decades. It is only recently that the technology has become affordable enough for education. A central reason why education can benefit from VR use, is that it is experiential in […]
  • Kaz typing tutor

    By Education Today on November 16, 2017
    Standard and SEN / dyslexia Editions There is a reason why so many of the top performing independent and state schools have chosen KAZ…. Request a free trial and find out why.
  • Look to the future to inspire your students today!

    By Education Today on November 16, 2017
    This month sees The Bright Ideas Challenge, Shell’s national schools’ competition, open for entries for its third year. With the 2018 Year of Engineering coming up, Shell is calling on schools across Great Britain to take up this pressing challenge to help inspire the UK’s future generation of scientists and engineers. The Bright Ideas Challenge invites young people aged 11-14 […]
  • Accounts Payable Automation: The solution finance departments can’t afford to ignore

    By Education Today on November 15, 2017
    For many education institutions, the accounts payable and finance departments face increasing workloads, along with pressures to get invoices processed quickly and efficiently. Although many areas of schools, colleges and universities are investing in digital processes to help increase efficiencies, many finance teams are still relying on traditional paper methods. This approach is no longer time or cost effective and […]
  • Delta Security helps Woodbridge High School achieve ‘lockdown’

    By Education Today on November 8, 2017
    Delta Security helps Woodbridge High School achieve ‘lockdown’ Delta Security, the CCTV and access control specialist, has helped Essex-based Woodbridge High School to further enhance the safety of its pupils and staff, with the installation of new swing gates that automatically close and restrict access in the event of a lockdown situation. Lockdown, according to the National Counter Terror Security […]
  • ‘Distance’ learning no substitute for ‘real’ interaction, CICM warns

    By Education Today on November 8, 2017
    Learners studying in a real or virtual class are three-times more likely to gain CICM professional qualification than distance learners Short-cuts in learning and development ultimately hold employees back, and there is no substitute for hard work and classroom interaction, according to the world’s largest professional body for the credit community. New research from the Chartered Institute of Credit Management […]
  • Chubb installs fire and security software upgrade at Coleg Menai

    By Education Today on October 27, 2017
    Chubb Fire & Security Limited is helping Welsh further education college Coleg Menai to further protect students, staff and property by upgrading its fire and security management software. Chubb, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Chubb’s new Advisor Management software manages […]
  • ISM brings largest-scale thinking and innovation to its proven ISMS

    By Education Today on October 27, 2017
    Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM), a leader in the design, development and manufacture of ISMS technology, a technology that goes beyond PSIM, has launched an Enterprise version of its proven Genesys integrated security management system. Already deployed within the National Critical Infrastructure sector, the new ISMS offers users unparalleled scale, redundancy and ease of use, and is leading the market as […]

    By Education Today on October 25, 2017
    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is calling on teachers and careers advisers to sign up for its first ever careers event for educators, being held at its HQ at 195 Piccadilly, London, on Thursday 9th November. With the creative industries worth over £84bn to the UK and growing at twice the rate of the rest of […]
  • Delta Security installs access control system at Gesher School

    By Education Today on October 17, 2017
    Delta Security, the CCTV and access control specialist, is helping to ensure the safety of pupils and employees at the recently opened Gesher School with the installation of a sophisticated Salto access control and ID pass system. Based in North London, Gesher School is an independent primary school that caters for Jewish children with special educational needs. It is entirely […]