Recruiting School Staff for September? Don’t Forget to Book SIMS Training!

Are you planning to recruit new staff in your school for September?  Will they need any training in the relevant SIMS modules, so that they can be effective as soon as possible?  We are running a series of training courses early in the Autumn Term aimed at new school staff and places can be booked… Continue Reading Recruiting School Staff for September? Don’t Forget to Book SIMS Training!

Cameras at the Ready – Get Some Tips and Enter the SPS Student Photography Competition

Schools’ Personnel Service has just launched it’s annual photography competition, the theme this year is School Life!  The top 12 entries will be selected for publication in the SPS 2017-18 academic year calendar and prizes will be awarded. The deadline for entries is 7th July, so there is plenty of time for students to capture some really… Continue Reading Cameras at the Ready – Get Some Tips and Enter the SPS Student Photography Competition

E-Safety Training Offer with KCC e-Safety and University of Kent

Kent County Council’s e-Safety Officer, writes a regular blog focusing on e-safety in schools, providing useful information for keeping children safe online and within social media.    A recent post highlights that The Centre for Child Protection at the University of Kent are continuing to offer Zak and Lottie training courses at a discounted cost of £60… Continue Reading E-Safety Training Offer with KCC e-Safety and University of Kent

The Next Generation of SIMS and FMS

You may already be aware that Capita have recently announced that in early 2018 they will be releasing the next generation of their SIMS and FMS products, known as SIMS Primary and SIMS Finance. For more information on these next generation products and a first glimpse of what it will look like  visit Capita’s website.… Continue Reading The Next Generation of SIMS and FMS

Protecting Your Network from Cyber Attacks – How EIS Can Help

  Following the recent cyber-attack that hit many organisations recently, EIS would like to advise schools on best practice to protect against attacks.   What EIS does for you?   All EIS Schools Broadband customers (KPSN) benefit from the highly resilient and enterprise  class network protection that this solution provides. This includes reacting to threats… Continue Reading Protecting Your Network from Cyber Attacks – How EIS Can Help

The Schools Broadband Mailing List

Did you know that we offer an email community where School Technicians can discuss ideas and problems with like-minded Technicians at other Schools?   So, maybe you’re considering implementing a new service and would like to know opinions from other Schools that may have experience in that area?  Or you would simply like to know… Continue Reading The Schools Broadband Mailing List

EIS Weekly Bulletin 4 May 17

  Welcome to your weekly EIS Bulletin!  We appreciate how busy your email inbox can become,  so EIS will only send out Support, Training & News messages every Thursday.  If there is something critical that our customers need to know immediately, we will of course send a message straightaway – that way you will know… Continue Reading EIS Weekly Bulletin 4 May 17

Free GIS Resources for Geography – ArcGIS

ArcGIS Online is a complete, cloud-based mapping platform that makes teaching with GIS easy. There is no install, you just need a browser to get started. ArcGIS Online works on PC’s, Mac’s, and mobile devices.   ArcGIS Online for Schools has a wide range of maps and data  for the world in 2D and 3D. This… Continue Reading Free GIS Resources for Geography – ArcGIS