This page belongs to a collection of content RM are collating to help support schools continue to operate remotely under the current COVID-19 restrictions.
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Main page Spring Webinars 2020: Google A journey to a virtual classroom Setting up a virtual classroom with Google Meet Google Hangouts and recording meetings Google Meet vs Google Stream Safeguarding when using Google Meet Using Google Hangouts Chat Sharing a Google Sheet with your whole school Useful links
Main page Spring Webinars 2020: Microsoft A journey to a virtual classroom Introduction to Office 365 and Microsoft Teams Using Teams to create a how-to video Call and video conferencing in Microsoft Teams Useful links
We recommend you log into Office 365 using the credentials sent to you,
and familiarising yourself by navigating around the tools and applications available.
In order to help you we have created a short video of some of the major features:
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As an educational establishment with an Office 365 tenancy, if you're looking to improve collaboration, communication in an intuitive convenient way then Microsoft Teams could be the answer.
The improved SharePoint front end, with built-in call and video conferencing facility, will help your teachers with distant learning and organised file storage.
Collaborate with each other on files at the same time. Consistent communication and a great search facility, Teams has a lot to offer. This webinar will show you the basics of Teams, some pitfalls and ideas for making impactful lessons with the Office 365 suite.
Where can this take me?
Now that you are on this journey it is possible that you may find that there may be some additional services that would enhance what you are doing. We are pleased to advise that what has been designed for you is modular to make this as easy as possible:
- additional training on this new platform
- help with migrating your data from a school-based server to one that is now in the cloud
- help setting up or migrating emails
- additional online security services, and/or
- ongoing support and management.
Our colleagues are available to help discuss your requirements - please call us on 0800 700 300 or fill in the form at the bottom of this page.
Planning your training and rollout
There are many resources and tools available to support the development of your online learning platform. These resources will enable you to identify training needs and requirements, complete relevant communications regarding the online learning platform and create a rollout plan tailored to your school.
Take a look at our collection of resources specifically compiled by RM experts to support your remote learning needs and using Office 365.Microsoft in Education advice
If you have any technical issues please
Visit our self-service Knowledge Library or contact us on 0845 404 0000 (Option 4).
We are also collating a range of resources specifically designed by RM experts
to support your remote learning needs - Microsoft and Office 365 help and advice