On Friday 24th April, DfE announced new funding for enabling distance learning through digital platforms to help teachers and students stay connected remotely.
The digital education platform programme aims to ensure that all schools can support remote learning through a safe and secure digital environment.
To support the DfE and the education community through the COVID 19 crisis, we are collaborating with Google to support this initiative during this unprecedented time; providing advice, domain expertise and industry experience to play our part in helping pupils access remote learning and enabling all schools to achieve a minimal viable learning platform.
Digital platforms can support:
- Teachers’ ability to assign and assess work, providing feedback remotely
- Students’ ability to access curriculum content and communicate digitally on any device that is connected to the Internet
In addition, when implemented effectively, these platforms enable:
- Communication between staff, students and parent in real time
- The option for pupils and teachers to collaborate on projects in real time
Schools without such a digital platform already in place, or if you have one in place, but have not yet set it up to assign and communicate with pupils can now apply for government funding of up to £1,500 per primary school, £2,000 per secondary school (or up to £10,000 per Multi Academy Trust) to enable setup of a digital education platform, set up to industry best practice, to support remote learning and enable schools to get advice on utilising learning platforms.
If your school does not already have such a platform in place, you can apply here: Digital Education platform hub.
If you are undecided or have further questions, please telephone us on 0203 750 9796 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We also have the following offers to make sure you experience the most from the google ecosystem.
If you are not one of our Managed Service Customers and you select us as your preferred partner you will receive a free ASUS C204 chromebook & G Suite licence.
Recommend us to another school that is not an existing customer and you will both receive a free ASUS C204 chromebook & G Suite licence (also applies to existing customers).