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Mind The Gap – How could the DfE continuing to support digitally excluded students

By |2021-10-11T05:07:08-04:00October 11th, 2021|Mind The Gap|

Mind The Gap - How could the DfE continuing to support digitally excluded students. In this episode of Mind The Gap we were honoured to have Bukky Yusuf FCCT, Co-chair of the Department for Education (#DfE) Leadership Group joining us in #MindTheGap to give her input and thoughts on the #ConnectivityGrant just launched and her view that government funding should be extended going into 2022 to support digitally excluded students. We are ...

Research Report: UK teachers voice concerns over the educational digital divide.

By |2021-07-19T10:01:21-04:00July 19th, 2021|White Papers / Reports / Statistics|

[Research Report]: UK teachers voice concerns over the educational digital divide. Under the auspices of the UN and as part of a wider Declaration first formulated in Geneva in 2003, access and contribution to the Internet, that vast repository of human knowledge, experience, and opinion, has been classified as a basic human right. The so-called ‘digital divide’ is considered a form of discrimination dividing the rich and the poor… ...

Winners of the UK Digital Inclusion Grant 2021 Announced

By |2021-07-14T07:42:46-04:00July 13th, 2021|Press Release|

Digital Inclusion Grant 2021 Winners Announced 13th July 2021 LONDON, UK —Kajeet UK Ltd is pleased to announce the 5 selected grant recipients of the 2021 Digital Inclusion Grant. Grant recipients 2021 “For their dedication and ongoing work to close the digital divide within education” Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd, Wales Shirley High School, Croydon Kings Langley School, Hertfordshire Capital City Academy, London John Leggott College, North Lincolnshire The Digital ...

White paper: Secure Home Learning

By |2021-06-22T23:45:11-04:00June 22nd, 2021|White Papers / Reports / Statistics|

[White paper]: Learn about the risks and obligations of keeping kids safe online Approximately 71% of teachers said their teaching in Autumn 2020 was either “very different” from pre-pandemic methods or included a “number of changes,” and only 8 percent expect to revert back to pre-pandemic practices. Schools and administrators have a legal responsibility to ensure safe learning occurs beyond their schools walls, particularly when students are using school issued equipment. ...

Teachers fear pupils without internet at home are becoming socially excluded and falling behind in school work

By |2021-06-17T02:50:02-04:00June 17th, 2021|Press Release|

Teachers fear pupils without internet at home are becoming socially excluded and falling behind in school work London, United Kingdom - June 1st, 2021 Many of the half a million pupils across the UK who don’t have internet at home are becoming socially excluded from their classmates and are falling far behind in their school work, teachers have warned. An online YouGov survey of primary and secondary school teachers, ...

Mind The Gap – Ep3 – Increase parental engagement through use of digital tools

By |2021-06-17T03:39:42-04:00June 11th, 2021|Mind The Gap|

Mind The Gap - Episode 3 Increase parental engagement through use of digital tools In the third episode of Mind The Gap we meet Alan Cowley the Founder and CEO at Engagement In Education. Engagement In Education has established itself as one of the world's leading authorities on how to make Parental Engagement work in schools. Their innovative evidence-based approach delivers change through the introduction of a new digital concept which allows ...

New device ensures pupils without internet access can learn online at home

By |2021-06-01T04:05:55-04:00June 1st, 2021|Press Release|

New device ensures pupils without internet access can learn online at home London, United Kingdom - June 1st, 2021   A new device available to UK schools enables children without internet access at home to go online for an unlimited time for virtual lessons and homework. More than 550,000 children across the UK have no internet access at home, while more than 910,000 can only get onto the internet ...

White paper: The Impact on digital exclusion in childrens education 2021

By |2021-07-08T04:30:39-04:00May 31st, 2021|White Papers / Reports / Statistics|

[White paper]: The Impact on digital exclusion in childrens education 2021 Understand the effects of digital exclusion amongst UK students. Research clearly shows that students with fast internet access are more likely to achieve higher grades in school. Download this white paper and read about How many UK students have no internet at home How is this affecting their grades The pandemic's impact on EdTech Top 5 ...

Kajeet UK Case Study – St Mary Magdalene Academy London

By |2021-05-19T10:44:13-04:00May 19th, 2021|Case Studies|

Case Study: St Mary Magdalene Academy How Kajeet connectivity solutions made an impact at our school Without Kajeet I don’t think we would have been able to provide the provision that we have done. Kajeet enabled us to be able to provide internet access to those who struggled to get good quality connection and for us to have the piece of mind knowing they accessed safe internet and without that our ...

Mind The Gap – Ep2 – Things to consider when planning a digital education strategy

By |2021-06-17T02:51:42-04:00May 19th, 2021|Mind The Gap|

Mind The Gap - Episode 2 Things to consider when planning a digital education strategy.   In the second episode of Mind The Gap we meet Al Kingsley, the CEO of Netsupport. Al has 30 years’ experience in educational technology and digital online safety and have a passion for education particularly governance and raising organisational performance. In this episode he will share his advice for schools what to consider when planning ...

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