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A Fresh Start For Primary School Computing

Mon 06 June, 2016

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Final Soft Egg Computing Conference Of The Academic Year!

Mon 23 May, 2016

As the teaching year draws to a close, so does a year of engaging and practical training. This is your final chance to come and get involved in our Primary Computing Conferences. Please click for more details and to sign up...

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Computer Technology In Primary Schools – Recent Studies

Wed 18 May, 2016

Computer technology is developing at the speed of light, with amazing new hardware and apps being produced all the time, so it’s sometimes hard to know what is best to use. We review recent studies in the field to help inform your decisions concerning primary school ICT.

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Benefits Of Using Technology In The Classroom

Wed 18 May, 2016

Even though technology plays a huge role in our day to day lives, some teachers are still reluctant to use technology in the classroom, often because they are worried that it will distract the students. However, technology when used well in the classroom can be a huge advantage to both teachers and students.

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Benefits And Drawbacks Of Ipads In The Classroom

Wed 18 May, 2016

It is becoming more popular for schools to introduce the 1-1 initiative, one iPad for every person, to encourage the use of technology in the classrooms. iPads are an exciting way to use technology in the classroom, and many teachers don’t realise the many applications it can have. At the same time, it’s important to be aware of the drawbacks as well to make sure you make the most out of the technology.

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Computing Not Having An Impact On Learning?

Mon 29 February, 2016

The new programmes of study for Primary Computing have been in place for over eighteen months. Sadly, some school are still not seeing the impact. This article looks at three main issues that schools are experiencing and give our solutions to help them move on..

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Soft Egg Computing Conferences

Fri 26 February, 2016

Coming up shortly in March, we have our three Computing events. There are still spaces, so come along!

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Bristol Primary Computing Conference

Fri 08 January, 2016

On Tuesday the 12th of January 2015, Soft Egg will be running the 2nd Bristol Primary Computing Conference of the year. The conference is for Primary Teachers in the wider Bristol area, who are passionate about Computing.

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Prevent Duty - The Key To Ensuring Online Safety And Compliance For Schools In England

Wed 23 December, 2015

Today, the government released a draft document for consultation called “Keeping children safe in education: Statutory guidance of schools and colleges” re-emphasising the requirement for schools to filter and prevent harmful content being accessed in schools. The content includes guidance on preventing radicalisation in schools, though the whole document emphasises safeguarding children in all aspects OF SAFE – identifying both types of abuse and specific safeguarding issues.

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Happy Christmas From Soft Egg!

Fri 18 December, 2015

We hope that you have a restful, renewing and most of all fun festive holiday period. We look forward to 2016 and the opportunity to continue partnering with you, as we seek to improve the facilities, management and teaching of computing.

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Soft Eggs Acquisition Of Devon Based It Support Company

Fri 30 October, 2015

We are extremely excited to announce the acquisition of an IT Support company based in Devon. This new affiliation introduces an amazing portfolio of additional services to the area.

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Soft Egg Primary Computing Conferences

Tue 13 October, 2015

The Soft Egg Primary Computing Conferences are one day training events. They are specifically designed for primary school teachers who are passionate about Computing, want to recieve high quality training and want to meet and be inspired be other subject leaders.

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