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Thursday, 17 November 2022 by Weduc

6 money-saving strategies to reduce school spending

The cost of running a school has increased with the cost of living and headteachers are looking for ways to save money across their schools.
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Thursday, 10 November 2022 by Weduc

Overcoming the barriers to inclusive education

What do we mean by an inclusive education and how can schools support their teachers to provide for the needs of SEND children?
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Monday, 7 November 2022 by Weduc

Are you ready to innovate in your school?

Education is going through a gear change as schools adjust and reexplore a new post-pandemic world. However, the adjustment to remote learning was just the beginning.
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Friday, 4 November 2022 by Weduc

What information should your school’s website include?

Aside from keeping your school’s community connected and helping to advertise to prospective parents, what are the other benefits of making more of your school’s website?
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Friday, 4 November 2022 by Weduc

Are schools held back by not engaging with EdTech?

Technology enables schools to do more things, quicker and more accurately. However, schools are hard to change but that doesn’t mean change is impossible - and there are risks to consider.
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Wednesday, 19 October 2022 by Weduc

Boost your school’s Pupil Premium Funding: 7 ways to get parents signed up for Free School Meals this Autumn.

Boost your school’s Pupil Premium Funding: 7 ways to get parents signed up for Free School Meals this Autumn.
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Wednesday, 12 October 2022 by Weduc

Parents’ evening: how to avoid the no-shows.

Do you know why your parents don’t attend parents’ evening? We share 4 simple strategies to avoiding no-shows and engaging your hard-to-reach parents.
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Monday, 10 October 2022 by Weduc

School meals: How to cater for every dietary requirement

As varying dietary preferences and allergies become more common, find out how schools can make meal services cater to every dietary requirement.
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Friday, 7 October 2022 by Weduc

Everything you need to know about making your school cashless

We all know the use of cash of outdated and inconvenient. Here we discuss how schools can make the switch to a cashless future, seamlessly.
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Monday, 3 October 2022 by Weduc

Top tips for school leaders: How to prepare for a new academic year

With new timetables, pupils, and colleagues, the new academic year can seem overwhel
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Friday, 23 September 2022 by Weduc

Case Study: Chilwell Secondary School and Sixth Form College

Parent involvement in school life, can be extra challenging in a secondary school. Chilwell Secondary school solved this problem with Weduc.
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Monday, 19 September 2022 by Weduc

How can technology improve education?

Want to know how technology can help education and how schools can embrace it? Read on...
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Tuesday, 13 September 2022 by Weduc

How a school money app can reduce workload

Online school payments are easy, confidential and offer school staff clear audit trails - as well as reducing risk and helping the environment.
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Thursday, 8 September 2022 by Weduc

What does parental engagement actually mean?

An overview of parental engagement in schools, outlining what it means and why it's so important.
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Thursday, 8 September 2022 by Weduc

How to encourage the parent voice in the school community

Many parents will naturally engage with school life. The challenge is encouraging involvement from those more reluctant to interact.
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Monday, 5 September 2022 by Weduc

CASE STUDY: Westlands primary school

How one primary transformed parental engagement & made life easier for staff.
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Friday, 26 August 2022 by Weduc

Top tips for effective governor-parent engagement

Unpick what effective governor-parent engagement really is, what Ofsted look for and how to increase governor-parent interactions in your school.
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Wednesday, 24 August 2022 by Weduc

Case Study: Lady Jane Gray Academy

Saw an instant reduction of 85-90% in back-office tasks due to time-saving structures, templates, and features.
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Monday, 22 August 2022 by Weduc

Are you prepared for your ECTs?...a complete checklist for a smooth September

Make their first days in school meaningful.
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Friday, 19 August 2022 by Weduc

Starting September smoothly: how to make your parents feel instantly valued

Put parents at ease by showing them they are supported from the start.
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Wednesday, 17 August 2022 by Weduc

5 effective steps to school social media management

Want to improve your school's social media strategy? Read on for our top tips.
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Thursday, 4 August 2022 by Weduc

How to improve communication with parents

The importance of building strong relationships with parents.
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Wednesday, 3 August 2022 by Weduc

7 Questions To Ask At Parents Evening

How to get the most out of those crucial 10 minutes with your child's teacher.
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Wednesday, 3 August 2022 by Weduc

How to improve teacher-parent communication

Communication forms the basis of almost every interaction in an educational setting. These strategies will help you to get it right.
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Wednesday, 3 August 2022 by Weduc

How to get parents more involved in school

8 ideas to help promote parent involvement within your school.
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Monday, 25 July 2022 by Weduc

What business gurus can teach schools about managing a massive workload

Helping ease the load for School Business Managers...
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Monday, 25 July 2022 by Weduc

How to cut through the noise to reach parents

Top tips to be gleaned from the tech professionals about how to connect with parents.
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Monday, 25 July 2022 by Weduc

A checklist for subject leaders' end of term evaluation

Make sure you get everything ticked off before the summer holiday.
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Wednesday, 13 July 2022 by Weduc

Readying your school app for the new academic year

Essential housekeeping for your school app...
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Sunday, 10 July 2022 by Weduc

6 simple get-to-know-you activities to try with your new class for 2022

How to welcome your new class with open arms...
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Friday, 1 July 2022 by Weduc

Leavers' assembly ideas

All you need for an awesome send-off for your class of 2022.
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Friday, 1 July 2022 by Weduc

It's time to throw consent forms in the bin!

Ease the admin burden with safe, time-saving, online forms.
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Thursday, 30 June 2022 by Weduc

A 10-step plan for improving parental engagement in schools

New and innovative ways to engage parents and keep them interested.
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Sunday, 26 June 2022 by Weduc

4 transition activities to help reduce 'next step' anxiety

How to support your most vulnerable students through transition between different key stages.
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Thursday, 23 June 2022 by Weduc

Don't be short-changed by your school's custom app

Is there a genuine difference between the type of custom apps available for schools?
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Thursday, 23 June 2022 by Weduc

5 time-saving tips for writing student reports

Student reports are key to parental engagement but how can teachers save time and stress when them?...
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Tuesday, 14 June 2022 by Weduc

Ofsted's tips for better parental engagement

Their key findings summarised to help schools support students...
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Thursday, 9 June 2022 by Weduc

How your school can stand out with a custom branded app

What do they offer beyond looking great?
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Thursday, 26 May 2022 by Weduc

Engaging hard-to-reach parents: how to overcome the 5 most common barriers

There's a world of difference between communication that ticks a box and effective, purposeful engagement with families...
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Wednesday, 9 March 2022 by Weduc

Mass text messaging for schools: why it’s time to move on

Schools are seeking cheaper, more personalised solutions when trying to message parents...
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Wednesday, 9 March 2022 by Weduc

How video calls revolutionised parents' evenings

Parents' evenings via video calls are benefiting from more than just convenience...
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Monday, 28 February 2022 by Weduc

School systems overload?!

Too many logins and passwords are creating a tangle of systems for schools...
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