Authorised reseller and Gold Partner for another year

We are delighted to announce that The Knowledge Network has attained the distinction of being a Microsoft Gold Partner, with a competency in Collaboration and Content for a second year running, and is also a Gold Reseller Partner. This means that our schools receive the highest quality advice and get the best value from their Microsoft […]

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Super users to the rescue!

The TKN team went on the road last month to deliver super user training to all of our Bright Tribe and Adventure Learning Academy Trust (ALAT) schools. The training focussed on implementing the trusts’ learning platform, eTribe, and the associated Office 365 apps. We identified super users in each school in Cornwall, Suffolk and Essex […]

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Redefining learning with The Whitehaven Academy

Earlier this month we attended the Redefining Learning Conference in London with The Whitehaven Academy as part of the launch of the Microsoft Showcase Schools program, for which the academy has been selected. As part of the conference, we delivered a workshop on the work we have done, and continue to do, around PowerBI within […]

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The importance of e-safety in schools

The Internet has changed all of our lives, particularly our children’s and for parents and carers, this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of, such as social media, forums, cyberbullying and inappropriate websites. E-safety is one of the key priorities for many schools to ensure their students stay safe and with this in […]

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Fast track ICT qualifications

School leaders are being urged to enter “vulnerable” pupils into fast-tracked ICT qualifications, taught in just three days, to ensure they achieve five A* to C grades. The PiXL Club has this week sent emails encouraging its 1,300 members to consider enrolling pupils for the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) qualification​​. It is worth the equivalent […]

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Free stuff!

There are many OERs​ out there. FutureLearn, an Open Univerity initiative is one of our favourite​s. ​It offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around […]

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Super you…

Marvel has produced a great resource which enables children to create their own superhero. This could be a great way to support the teaching of characterisation, adjectives, descriptive language etc. Here are The Knowledge Network, we have had a go and produced this big guy, The Knowledgeator…

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Get mixing

Following on from our update​ about Office Mix, we ​highly recommend this Mix which will provide you with the information you need to get started. It provides a demo of Mix functionality along with detailed guides on how to use screen captures, video, apps and animations. Yes it’s 30+ mins but worth carving out the time […]

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Office Mix

Office Mix is a new addition to PowerPoint. Mix enables you to produce a wealth of interactive teaching and learning content, including multiple choice quizzes. The analytics generated as an outcome of these quizzes are excellent: responses are provided by user and for individual questions, and the results are updated in real-time as the users […]

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