IT safeguarding in schools – and how data privacy can actually work against you

Once upon a time, internet filtering was simple. The only devices with internet access that most students had access to were in school and the ways in which students could potentially bypass the filter were scarce (or else only for those students with very advanced IT skills).   Students would try and bypass the filtering by […]

How can your school mitigate the biggest IT security threats to schools in 2021?

Cyber security has always been a priority for schools but with the number of cyber attacks high, its profile is rising again. Even before COVID-19, research undertaken by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the London Grid for Learning (LGfL) indicated that the vast majority of our primary and secondary schools (83%) were reporting […]

How Should Digitally Agile Teaching Become the Standard?

Digital agility was a skill given particular emphasis in Gavin Williamson’s statement to the Education Policy Institute in January. In his address, he said that the combined efforts during the pandemic to try to make remote learning accessible to all: “really signals our vision for the future of technology in education beyond Covid … making […]

If your schools’ IT Management Service isn’t flexible? Don’t go there.

In this digital age, schools are becoming increasingly reliant on technology – and never more so than in the time of Covid, which has forced schools to adapt under a huge amount of pressure and rely much more on remote learning. One of the biggest challenges around this issue is how schools can create an […]

Five top tips to help you choose new school and classroom technology

Choosing which new education technology to invest your time and money in can be mind boggling, and often you stick with legacy products or systems because it seems like the easier option. But what if you’re missing out on something that could actually make a big impact on your teaching? Here are 5 handy tips […]

Teachers are the driving force – tech just greases the wheels

School technology has come a long way since the days of the one and only hefty school computer, which had to be wheeled around on a huge trolley when a teacher needed it. Today’s schools are now filled with interactive whiteboards, tablet devices, student laptops, AR headsets, digital signage, and a plethora of education-specific software […]


We continue our tale where we left off in August – the Head had signed-off on the project to replace the school’s existing RM network, and installation was about to begin moving in to the summer holidays. Read part 1 of this blog post.


There is no shortage of innovation in education technology. But, with ever-shrinking budgets, the challenge for schools is simply to provide a robust IT platform that pupils and staff can rely on, at the best possible value. Any additional funds need to be invested strategically to bring the biggest gains. The innovation that will, therefore, […]


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CSE are delighted to announce that we have been award a place on the Department of Education’s new RM6103 Framework. This framework replaces the RM1050 version , that CSE were also an accredited member of. Indeed, CSE have been on every similar DfE framework since their inception. Kevin Osborne, CSE’s Sales and Marketing Director comments: […]