Resources on keeping pupils safe online and using technology to support wellbeing.
Videos, webinars and training
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A collection of video resources and training to help you with your remote learning provision.
DfE school-led webinars
The DfE is offering several school-led webinars on remote education to help share good practice.
EdTech Demonstrator webinars
The EdTech Demonstrator programme helps schools and colleges with support for remote education. Their webinars can help improve the quality of remote provision in line with the expectations set out in the Schools coronavirus (COVID-19) operational guidance.
- contingency planning guidance
- setting up a virtual classroom
- using platforms such as Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) or Microsoft Office 365
- embedding technology across your organisation and introducing a digital strategy
See all of EdTech's upcoming events on their website.
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.
Resources for supporting pupils with special educational needs.