How to help your school save money, keep children safe and raise attainment

Mark Bentley, online safety and safeguarding manager, and Jo Dilworth, SEND and inclusion consultant, at LGfL

London Grid for Learning (LGfL), a not-for-profit charitable trust, dedicated to using technology to enhance teaching and learning. In this session, the team at LGfL will share their insights – gained from hands-on experience of the sector – and explore the innovative solutions which are revolutionising the way schools work by offering insights into a number of successful initiatives:

  • Cyber Protection – how you can tap into a national centre of excellence to protect schools from security threats
  • Safeguarding – products and services to keep your children safe
  • Let’s Get Digital – support for helping your school harness digital innovation through a Cloud Champions programme
  • Tackling inequality – what is available to help tackle inequality and promote wellbeing

Take home points:

  • how to promote a happy and healthy cyber culture in your school;
  • keeping children safe in a digital age – what do you need to know and how do you stay up-to-date?
  • supporting all learners, including those with SEND, EAL and mental health issues, to flourish and succeed.

This session is for:
School business managers and other school leaders who are seeking innovative solutions to drive school-wide improvement.

Biography
A teacher by trade, Mark leads the DigiSafe centre of excellence. He sits on national bodies, including the UKCCIS Education Working Group, helping to shape national policy and stay abreast of the latest issues. Jo’s a qualified teacher with a post-graduate in autism and has supported pupils with SEND in mainstream and specialist schools. She develops inclusion related content, runs training and events and publishes a monthly newsletter for the SEND and inclusion education community.