Spring and Autumn 2019

RM Seminars

The RM Seminars are back in 2019, bringing key industry experts and insightful content to a location near you.

Join us for a day of free technical CPD for school network managers and technicians, designed to help you make the most out of technology in your school and keep ahead of industry trends.

Book your FREE place today on our autumn round.

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Autumn Seminars 2019 Partners


At CTOUCH, we can’t imagine a world without touchscreens! We are crazy about dynamic, innovative large format touch displays. About offering you the smoothest touchscreen experience in your classroom (and the software and hardware necessary to achieve that). We look beyond the now and deliver crafted and future-oriented quality products.


HP believe that a high-quality education is a modern education. Therefore, students and teachers can create individualised and connected learning experiences, at any time and from anywhere. Through empowering teachers to differentiate instruction and students to learn how they learn best, we help deliver meaningful learning and positive social and economic outcomes. Find out how you can get £100 cashback per old device you trade in with the HP for education trade in scheme.


Empowering every student and educator to achieve more with the best of Microsoft tips and resources for education. The world is changing faster than ever – as are the skills students will need to be life-ready by the time they graduate. With affordable and easy to manage technology that transforms classroom time, educators can focus on delivering personalised learning experiences that help enable better learning outcomes.


With over 30 years’ experience and 18 million users, NetSupport is a market-leading provider of school IT management solutions.

RM Schoolboard

Office 365 can be a challenging and complex platform for teachers and students to navigate. RM Schoolboard simplifies the experience by managing classes, homework, grading, messaging and reporting all through one simple to use, intuitive console. Make Office 365 painless and allow true collaborative learning with RM Schoolboard.

Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments, networks, and endpoints.

Wesleyan bank

Wesleyan Bank provide flexible tailored finance solutions to RM Education’s customers to support them in reaching their teaching ambitions. Wesleyan Bank can provide finance solutions for various equipment, classroom refurbishment and buildings as well as whole ICT systems and one-to-one parent funded learning schemes.

Seminar 2019 Resources

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Click on the session titles below to download the content and resources from that session at the 2019 RM Seminars. For session content from the previous round, click RM Seminars 2018.

Securing Schools

Ian Ridsdale

This session will be looking into the relevance and importance of cyber security in education, and how Fortinet can help to provide a secure, connected learning environment for all.

Steve Forbes

An overview of Microsoft 365, including tips on making the migration, as well as looking at new tools and how they might help you. We’ll also be looking at licencing and making sense of the different options available.

I like G Suite, but it’s not Excel is it?

Mark House

Replacing existing tools with new ones is always a challenge. This presentation will help you to understand the change barriers and offers practical ways to overcome them. You will have the chance to look at alternative G Suite and 3rd party, covering both ‘back office’ and ‘front office’.

How Schoolboard can open up possibilities for every day classroom tasks

Lars Christiansen

This session shows how Schoolboard has made it easy for teachers and students to start using Microsoft 365 and all its possibilities, especially Microsoft Teams. See how Schoolboard can give you a complete document solution that supports every day in a classroom.

Maximising school IT and keeping children safe online

Matt Jones

This session is an opportunity to learn how to make the most of your schools existing IT portfolio by using automated tools to discover and track usage and activity – while simultaneously safeguarding students.

Simon Wilson

The session is a dive into how Aruba is empowering the edge through standout hardware and management tools and is at the forefront of networking technology. We will look at how Aruba technology tackles education’s IT concerns, and how it allows schools to provide a simple, flexible and visible network securely, in turn enhancing the learning environment for students.

Future of a school network

Ben Jones, Senior Support Consultant

We will be focusing on modern day management and deployment of devices and applications, alongside data storage strategies – This session will cover everything from the new cloud management tools available through RM to Azure based storage solutions available for those wanting to expand their data storage capabilities in a flexible and easily scalable way.

Steve Forbes, Microsoft Product Manager

With the increasing number of cyber attacks and a combination of traditional techniques such as social engineering alongside modern technology, it is becoming increasingly important to adopt a breach mentality. The question is when and how will I have a breach, rather than will I have a breach. We will look at what is best practice for a layered approach to security to give your school the most effective defence against cyber attacks and minimise the disruption when you do get a breach.

Windows 10 & keeping your network up to date

Simon Ansell, Senior Field Support Consultant

Windows as a Service (WaaS) is a new concept, introduced with the release of Windows 10. In this session we are going to look at the key concepts of WaaS, and how WaaS will impact the way you keep your client computers up to date. We will look at how RM will keep CC4 Windows 10 clients updated, and spend some time discussing how Vanilla Microsoft clients and Intune managed clients are kept up to date.

8 sinple steps for schools to mange GDPR

Steve Forbes, Microsoft Product Manager

With the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to come into force on 25th May 2018, this session will take you through the 8 simple steps that we have devised to ensure GDPR compliance in your school.

Dean Stokes, UK Director, Apps Events

Any school, regardless of size, needs to manage access to information and applications which are scattered across a number of internal and external systems. The challenge is to provide the right people with the right access at the right time. This session will highlight the benefits of utilising RM Unify for managing access and identity.

O365 security

Simon Ansell, Senior Field Support Consultant

Microsoft have secured Office 365 at their end, but there are lots of measures that can be put in place to reduce attack vectors at your end. This session will cover the scoring system for Office 365 security, and the actions you can take to increase your score.

G-suit for education

Michael Oakes, Product Manager

Using tools from Microsoft productivity platforms, we explored how STEM can be delivered in the classroom to all ages.

Microsoft 365 - Bluffers guide

James Tebworth, Business Development Manager

You have heard of Office 365, you have heard of Intune for Education and Windows 10. What happens when you combine the power of these three? Sound like a movie or a session you can’t afford to miss? You will leave this session aware of what Microsoft 365 is, enthused by some of the tools and motivated to try this back at school armed with ideas.

Introduction to Microsoft Teams

Alan Crawford, Product Manager

What is Microsoft Teams? How can it be used in schools and in the classroom? How could schools roll Teams out effectively? Take a look through this presentation by Alan Crawford, Microsoft Innovative Educator, to understand how Microsoft Teams could be making a difference in your school.

RM Intune for Education

Alan Crawford, Product Manager

Intune for Education provides a simpler way to deploy technology. Watch Alan Crawford's, Microsoft Innovative Educator, presentation to understand how Intune for Education makes device management easy and gives you all the information you need to get started.

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