Parental Involvement 1:1 Programme

How to increase parental involvement in your 1:1 programme

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You can select the right partner, choose the best devices, and meticulously plan the roll-out of your 1:1 device programme, but if you don’t get parents engaged and involved, you’ve no real hope of it being a success.

A 1:1 parental contribution programme is driven by just that – and without parental contributions, pupils won’t get access to the technology they need to engage with your teaching and learning strategy. That’s why it’s vital to consider how you’re going to inform and engage parents about 1:1, and weave it into the fabric of your programme.

Here are 5 tips for increasing parental involvement in your 1:1 programme.

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The benefits of leasing technology in education

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For a school looking to bring in new technology, an upfront investment obviously isn’t always possible. We’re motivated in what we do to help schools and educational institutions move teaching and learning forward using technology in alternative ways that involve as little risk and hassle as possible for them. There are number of options for doing this, and which is right for you will depend on your institution, your financial position and other factors. Read More

3 common objections to 1:1 device programmes and how to overcome them

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Many of our customers are incredibly lucky to have the support system and strategy in place to get everyone behind a 1:1 device programme and seamlessly transition from project plan to roll-out. Occasionally though, there will be a specific driver of the 1:1 agenda who can come up against some opposition internally from people who have a limited understanding of how the programmes work and can deliver value to the school or trust. Read More

How to design a 1:1 device policy for your school that works

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There used to be a very clear distinction between BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and 1:1 computing or device programmes in schools. However, since the popularity of 1:1 device programmes driven by parental payments or contributions has increased, the lines are becoming a bit blurred. No longer is a student using a school-issued device exclusively on-premises. They are using a device which has – technically – been issued by the school, but is being paid for by the parent, and are using it as fully personalised learning device both in school and at home. Read More

5 reasons to run a one-to-one technology programme in your school

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Investing in technology in your school can be a hard sell to the wider leadership team. Throughout the year, you retain a laser-like focus teaching quality and student attainment levels, therefore securing the best results. This means that any significant chunk of budget can be tricky to lock down, and many a school is encouraged to “make do” with what they’ve got.

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