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News and reviews from our users and other key industry leaders.

Will large MATs become the influencers of the EdTech Market?

Damon Hatcher, 30 December 2020

As usual it’s great to see the MIS Market Moves stats from Joshua Perry, he provides some excellent analysis of where the UK MIS market stands at present. Although Joshua wrote a piece in 2019 on how MATs affect the market, there’s a few points that have cropped up over the past year and I’d like to offer my perspective on them...

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Fewer resources, more intelligent data — can schools do more with less?

Pete Atherton, 02 December 2020

Many would argue that schools have been expected to do more with less, since the austerity years. Covid-19, though, has reframed the issue of resources but it has also disrupted how we understand everything else

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The digital divide and other big questions – education and COVID-19

Pete Atherton, 19 November 2020

Trying to run a school during a pandemic raises so many questions. What is the correct answer today may not be tomorrow, as pretty much everything is in a state of flux.

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Edtech, Covid-19 and the school community

Pete Atherton, 12 November 2020

Question 1: Did you know that Tony Hart designed the Blue Peter ship/logo/badges? Question 2: What role do schools play in communities during a pandemic and how can technology help? Question 3: What in the name of Morph is the connection between these questions?

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Schools and Covid-19 — What the Dickens is going on?

Pete Atherton, 04 November 2020

Covid-19 is making school life challenging, confusing and frightening. On the other, it is clear that the crisis is forcing us to ask some important questions and to dream some important dreams.

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Has technology helped Primary Schools face the challenges of Covid-19?

Pete Atherton, 26 October 2020

Sadly, Covid19 is now a constant presence. With all the issues that we are facing at the moment in education, we’d like to think that technology isn’t one of them

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How Primary School data can track progress to keep kids on track

Pete Atherton, 14 October 2020

In this blog post, I will look at how the Primary sector can tighten up how they support their pupils.

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Top ten tips: how better data can improve your school

Pete Atherton, 07 October 2020

This list of top ten tips will help school leaders and MATs look more closely at how MIS get the best out of staff and pupils because all can spend more time doing what matters most.

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Data, schools and Covid-19

Pete Atherton, 30 September 2020

It would be a spectacular understatement to say that since the unwelcome arrival of Covid-19, school life has been complicated.

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Bolt on or belt up – what can school data learn from the car industry?

Pete Atherton, 23 September 2020

What does a school or Multi Academy Trust do when their management information system (MIS) splutters when it should purr?

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Data with the X Factor? Let’s talk about Vision X

Pete Atherton, 16 September 2020

Many of us were somehow getting through it all - working from home or being furloughed, doing Joe Wicks workouts, eating more biscuits. How many of us did something truly innovative?...

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Bromcom and Power BI

David Pott, 04 September 2020

Bromcom Vision-X Gives Power BI Access To All Your Pupil Databases (Including Sims, Arbor Etc)...

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How one Multi Academy Trust made the switch to cloud MIS to enhance teaching and Learning

Pete Atherton, 02 September 2020

Are you using different systems for assessment tracking, analytics, parent engagement, payments, clubs, safeguarding and communication? How annoying is this?!

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Switching MIS: Transitioning to Bromcom

Eden Park Academy, 08 July 2020

Deden Park Academy is the third contribution in our short community blog series of Bromcom customers detailing their experiences of switching MIS.

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Switching MIS: You’re thinking of making the switch

Peter Hooper, 02 July 2020

Peter Hooper from Lunesdale Learning Trust is the next contribution in our short community blog series of Bromcom customers detailing their experiences of switching MIS.

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Switching MIS: The Times, They Are a-Changin’

Matt Dovey, 02 July 2020

Matt Dovey from Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School is the first in a short community blog series of Bromcom customers detailing their experiences of switching MIS.

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