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Please find here copies of education-related resources and information to support your activity during this period. As the situation and advice changes so quickly, please remember to check the date of any of the resources before you use them so that you are seeing the most accurate information. Our Covid- 19 information and resources will be stored in Essential Information

Digital and Online Learning

Further Information Links

Please see below resources, we have tried to break them down into 4 distinct areas for ease of locating; Getting your pupils connected, Getting your pupils devices, CPD for online learning and Resources for teaching. 

Getting your pupils connected;
Getting your pupils connected;  
Get internet access for disadvantaged children: https://get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/internet-access
Get funding and help with setting up a digital education platform: https://covid19.thekeysupport.com/covid-19/deliver-remote-learning/make-tech-work-you/digital-education-platform-hub/
Find training on the effective use of technology in schools and colleges: https://get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/
Here is an overview of the Get help with technology programme: https://get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/
BT schools offer: Each Wi-Fi voucher code will allow access to the internet on up to three devices at a time, for free until the end of July 2021

https://www.businessdirect.bt.com/sectors/education/free-wi-fi/

BBC Bitesize - free to BT and EE customers: offer available from end Jan 21 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-55616959

 

Getting your pupils devices

How and when to order laptops and tablets for disadvantaged children:

https://get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/devices/how-to-order

How laptop and tablet allocations have been calculated and how to query them:

https://get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/devices/device-allocations

How to reset Microsoft Windows devices and install your own software and safeguarding settings: https://get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/devices/preparing-microsoft-windows-laptops-and-tablets#installing-your-own-software-and-settings


 
How to solve problems logging in to a Microsoft Windows device:

https://get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/devices/preparing-microsoft-windows-laptops-and-tablets#how-to-help-anyone-experiencing-problems-logging-in-to-windows-devices

Find training on the effective use of technology in schools and colleges:

https://edtech-demonstrator.lgfl.net/

Here is an overview of the Get help with technology programme:

https://get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/

 

A charity called Scotscare has offered to fund any requests for equipment for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation Scottish pupils.  

https://scotscare.com/

 

   
CPD for online learning
What's working well in remote education; 

This short guide, which draws on findings from interim visits, research and literature review, aims to provide some useful tips.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/whats-working-well-in-remote-education/whats-working-well-in-remote-education
   
   

 

Resources for teaching
The following resources are available from the EDtech Demonstrators free session - this was held on 11th December 2020

Draft SW School Closure Contingency Plan (pdf, 40kb)

Yr. 3 Day School Closure Home Learning Booklet (pdf, 3.3mb)

Parent and Pupil iPad Agreement (pdf, 246kb)