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Schools: Don’t be a victim of phone hacking this summer

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and City of London Police have sent out a warning to schools to prevent them from becoming victims of phone hacking during the summer holidays.

Also known as telecoms fraud, dial-through fraud, PBX fraud and phreaking, this crime sees hackers...

A lack of web filtering could mean legal action for your school

Using the web has become a key learning tool for both teachers and pupils, so it is important its use is managed in a safe and secure way. But for members of staff in a busy school, it’s impossible to be everywhere at once. Classrooms are full of pupils scrolling through the Internet on...

Infographic: Five regular telephony problems experienced by schools

If you’re a staff member at a busy school, you’ll understand the array of day-to-day demands and that there really isn’t much time to spare. With this in mind, the following infographic covers five regular telephony problems experienced by schools and, critically, their solutions for a more...

We welcome Government move to enforce web filtering in schools

With the Education Secretary pushing plans for every school to use web filtering to protect pupils from exploitation and radicalisation, some schools will be thankful that they are ahead of the curve.

Nicky Morgan’s report reveals a need for schools and colleges to keep pupils safe when...

Do your pupils and employees need a digital detox?

If you think back to your school days, were you a pupil that was easily distracted? Did you gaze out the window yearning to be on the rugby pitch or tennis court? Did you doodle pictures on your exercise book or swap notes with your friend under your desk?

We probably all recognise some of...

Web filtering may prevent your school from hitting the news

Web filtering does not fill everyone with excitement and many schools still feel they do not need it...until they make headline news.

Buying new hardware or ordering a superfast networking infrastructure is so much more inspiring than a bit of software. Plus, your pupils will be so much...

Infographic: Beating communications complexity for the education sector

In today's education environment, efficient communication is crucial. Schools, colleges and universties are now adopting phone systems with unified communications (UC) to reap the technology benefits, including cost savings as well as increased student and staff productivity.  

The main...

Can unified communications gain top grades for schools?

In today's school environment, efficient communication is crucial. Schools are now adopting phone systems with unified communications (UC) to reap the technology benefits, including cost savings as well as increased student and staff productivity.  
Schools are a natural fit for UC, as...

Does your school telephone system let your reception staff down?

School telephone systems should help rather than hinder the work of receptionists. Yet, still some schools and colleges are holding on to antiquated telephone systems unaware of the advantages they could be gaining for their staff.

The stress of the early morning call rush is a well-known...

Web filtering for schools - who does it protect

How our web filtering system helps protect schools from litigation.

Web filtering for schools and colleges was in the news recently when pupils accessed inappropriate content via their school’s network. However, web filtering is not just designed to protect pupils.

Staff and the school...

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