Sustaining Digital and Remote Education: A Toolkit for School Leaders
Designed by Sandringham School, the course will help participants develop an understanding of research informed remote education practices, and reflect upon Sandringham School’s particular experiences in delivering digital and remote education.
DfE school-led webinars
The DfE is offering several school-led webinars on remote education to help share good practice.
EdTech Demonstrator programme
The EdTech Demonstrator programme provides schools and colleges free peer-to-peer support on effective use of technology in education.
Schools and colleges who want to access support can register their interest on the EdTech demonstrator schools and colleges website for more information.
Get help with remote education and catch-up provision
On Wednesday 27 January a sector-led online event took place which provided the following:
- examples of the best approaches to remote education
- advice on delivering the curriculum virtually, featuring Oak National Academy, the EdTech Demonstrator Network, Microsoft and Google
- top tips on maintaining wellbeing, motivation and keeping pupils safe whilst delivering remote education
Read the full agenda
The event was led by a selection of primary and secondary schools, including those who have accessed the DfE’s support package and Oak National Academy. Sessions included:
Getting the basics right
This session explored:
- recommendations to strengthen your remote education strategy
- long-term sustainable benefits of adopting the DfE's remote education offer
- use of digital platforms
Delivering the curriculum virtually
This session explored ways to maintain high-quality teaching remotely, including:
- managing the complexity of delivering lessons to pupils in and outside of the classroom simultaneously
- ensuring the curriculum is accessible to all pupils
- ways Oak National Academy can be used interactively
- maintaining high quality teaching in the remote environment
- using technology to support catch-up activities
Maintaining wellbeing, motivation and keeping pupils safe
This session explored:
- how to ensure pupils remain motivated and able to learn
- supporting school staff, including teacher workload
- securing e-safety
If you missed the event you can access it on demand.
A follow up event was held on 3 February 2021 where a panel responded to questions asked during (and after) the sector-led session on 27 January 2021. You can watch this event if you missed it.