Eduroam

Free Wi-Fi access at sites across Kent and the UK   eduroam is a FREE service which allows participating organisations to connect to Wi-Fi networks when visiting other participating eduroam organisations, visitors would simply use their regular network login credentials for access.  This is a global service with availability throughout the world, a full list… Continue Reading Eduroam

Need an Easy Way to Evidence Your Use of Sports Premium Funding?

It is imperative that schools are able to clearly evidence a complete breakdown of their Primary School Sports Premium and the impact it is having on their pupils as an OFSTED requirement.   With the Sugar Levy payments due to come in from September and a possible increase in the funding, checks on how schools… Continue Reading Need an Easy Way to Evidence Your Use of Sports Premium Funding?

Minecraft: Education Edition – Special Price Available

We are proud to announce we are able to sell Minecraft: Education Edition to all eligible education customers in the UK! Priced at just £3.60 per user per year, Minecraft: Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination.   Information about… Continue Reading Minecraft: Education Edition – Special Price Available

Recruiting School Staff for September? Don’t Forget to Book SIMS Training!

Are you planning to recruit new staff in your school for September?  Will they need any training in the relevant SIMS modules, so that they can be effective as soon as possible?  We are running a series of training courses early in the Autumn Term aimed at new school staff and places can be booked… Continue Reading Recruiting School Staff for September? Don’t Forget to Book SIMS Training!

E-Safety Training Offer with KCC e-Safety and University of Kent

Kent County Council’s e-Safety Officer, writes a regular blog focusing on e-safety in schools, providing useful information for keeping children safe online and within social media.    A recent post highlights that The Centre for Child Protection at the University of Kent are continuing to offer Zak and Lottie training courses at a discounted cost of £60… Continue Reading E-Safety Training Offer with KCC e-Safety and University of Kent

The Next Generation of SIMS and FMS

You may already be aware that Capita have recently announced that in early 2018 they will be releasing the next generation of their SIMS and FMS products, known as SIMS Primary and SIMS Finance. For more information on these next generation products and a first glimpse of what it will look like  visit Capita’s website.… Continue Reading The Next Generation of SIMS and FMS

The Schools Broadband Mailing List

Did you know that we offer an email community where School Technicians can discuss ideas and problems with like-minded Technicians at other Schools?   So, maybe you’re considering implementing a new service and would like to know opinions from other Schools that may have experience in that area?  Or you would simply like to know… Continue Reading The Schools Broadband Mailing List

EIS Weekly Bulletin 4 May 17

  Welcome to your weekly EIS Bulletin!  We appreciate how busy your email inbox can become,  so EIS will only send out Support, Training & News messages every Thursday.  If there is something critical that our customers need to know immediately, we will of course send a message straightaway – that way you will know… Continue Reading EIS Weekly Bulletin 4 May 17

Free GIS Resources for Geography – ArcGIS

ArcGIS Online is a complete, cloud-based mapping platform that makes teaching with GIS easy. There is no install, you just need a browser to get started. ArcGIS Online works on PC’s, Mac’s, and mobile devices.   ArcGIS Online for Schools has a wide range of maps and data  for the world in 2D and 3D. This… Continue Reading Free GIS Resources for Geography – ArcGIS

New Training Course: SIMS Interventions

EIS are pleased to announce dates for a brand new training course for the SIMS Interventions Module.  This new functionality is available to schools as part of the SIMS Spring 2017 Release.   SIMS Interventions allows schools to record information about the initiatives that take place with pupils that are above and beyond the national… Continue Reading New Training Course: SIMS Interventions