The Park Royal Hotel, Warrington

Friday 17th March 2017

It was my first experience and one I will hope to repeat. The sessions I attended were excellent... The quality of speaker always makes such a difference

Paul McGath - Assistant Head Teacher, St Thomas C of E Primary School


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RM Recommends Hardware

Visit our stand to find out more about our brand new student range of devices. As usual we’re also running a prize draw survey to find out more about your hardware needs, issues and concerns and to give you a chance to win a brand new HP Chromebook 13!

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RM Broadband and Online Safety

RM Broadband & Online Safety specialists will be available throughout the day to talk you through our comprehensive portfolio. On the stand we’ll be able to discuss how our extensive portfolio meets the various requirements such as Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Prevent Duty.

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HP designs and builds learning devices that can survive in the classroom and beyond. From Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) to the Humanities, from administrators to teachers, HP Education solutions maximise learning and create meaningful outcomes.

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Lenovo develops, manufactures and markets legendary Think branded commercial desktops and laptops well as servers, workstations and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones.

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Sharp Business Systems UK Plc offers a comprehensive portfolio of award-winning document management, display and IT solutions to help organisations optimise the way they engage with information. Our vision is to transform the way its customers create, manage, visualise and share information, inspiring ideas from technology.

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NetSupport offers a range of solutions for schools: from a school- or Trust-wide suite of IT and network management tools, to safeguarding and classroom management. With 27 years development expertise and a 16 million install base, NetSupport is recognised as a leading producer of education software solutions worldwide.

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RM Connect MDM

RM Connect MDM, powered by Mobile Guardian, gives teachers, IT administrators and parents total oversight of all the tablets and smartphones their students and children use.

Our aim is simple – to allow schools to embrace the digital classroom. We create a secure environment so that our schools can utilise their mobile device, or open up BYOD.

We then give control of content to the teacher, empowering them to build thriving learning spaces. Visit us for a demo or to find out more about how we can help you to provide safe, secure and managed IT in your school.

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Fortinet is the largest provider of wireless networks to education customers in the UK & Ireland. Over 4,300 Schools, Colleges, Academies and Independent Schools have selected Fortinet (formally Meru Networks) to provide reliable, robust and secure wireless infrastructure, to enable high density mobile learning and BYOD environments.

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RM Unify

Catch up with the RM Unify team and hear all about the plans for automated network provisioning as well as lots of other recent new developments. Such as the ability to push year, registration and teaching groups to G Suite for Education or Office 365. Come and have a demo and find out more about RM Unify.

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Dell EMC is a leading supplier of ICT infrastructure to schools in the UK and globally. We have a full portfolio to complement the products available from RM Education. Dell EMC provide “RM Recommends” systems to support high performance learning including servers, data storage and All in One PC systems.

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RM Experts Bar

Visit us at the RM Experts' bar where representatives from our product, support and development teams are ready and waiting to talk to you about the benefits of Cloud services.

Migrating to cloud services and systems can result in significant savings and provide an enhanced learning and teaching experience. Managing that change requires a partner who understands education and the benefits that the cloud can bring. We will provide a balanced view of these benefits and also suggests some recommended approaches and solutions for your individual school.

As certified partners of Apple, Google and Microsoft we will also be able to offer hints, tips and advice to ensure you are getting the very best value from your technologies.

Come along to the friendly Warrington seminar featuring two technical streams designed for technicians and network managers, an educational stream for senior staff and teaching practitioners, and an online safety stream for any one with a particular interest in e-safety; you can attend any session you feel is relevant to your role and school. You’ll also have the opportunity to network with peers and RM experts. Come away from the day inspired with practical improvements you can make to help develop and support your school's ICT.


Technical sessions Online safety sessions Educational sessions
09:00 – 09:30
Arrival, coffee and networking
09:30 – 10:00
Welcome session
10:00 - 11:00 
The future of a school network

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10:00 - 11:00 
Building digital resilience in students

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10:00 - 11:00 
Transforming learning with G Suite for Education

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11:00 – 11:30
Coffee and networking break
11:30 - 12:30 
Managing Chromebooks with the G Suite Admin Dashboard

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11:30 - 12:30 
Network infections and protection - what to do when infected

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11:30 - 12:30 
Digital resilience – Supporting parents and teachers

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11:30 - 12:30 
Gamification of learning

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12:30 – 13:30
Exhibition and networking lunch
13:30 - 14:30 
G Suite Admin Dashboard deep dive

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13:30 - 14:30 
Windows Server 2016 on Microsoft networks
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13:30 - 14:30 
Digital resilience – Workshop

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13:30 - 14:30 
Rediscovering creativity -
the cloud in the classroom

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14:30 - 15:00
Coffee and networking break
15:00 – 15:30
Plenary session

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 Look out for the technical rating:

  Product awareness and basic usage
  Technical administration and simple diagnostics
  In depth technical theory and advanced diagnostics
  Advanced technical theory


Gail Fletcher

Senior Support Consultant, RM Education

Gail Fletcher, Senior Support Consultant, RM Education

Gail joined RM Education in a managed service role in 2000. She then moved to the Community Connect support team and since then has supported Connect 2.4, CC3 and CC4 networks. Gail is one of two CC4 tech leads and currently works in RM's third line team located in the Bellshill office. This in not Gail's first time as a seminars guest presenter as she delivered sessions at three rounds of RM Seminars before.

Samantha O'Leary

Prinicpal Education Consultant, The Tablet Academy

Samantha O'Leary, Prinicpal Education Consultant, The Tablet Academy

A charismatic, engaging qualified teacher, trainer and ed tech consultant. Samantha currently provides consultancy and training to schools around the use of tablets and platforms to enhance and extend learning possibilities in the classroom.

Charlotte Aynsley

E-safety Consultant

Charlotte Aynsley, E-safety Consultant

Charlotte has worked in the online safety field for over 15 years, 10 years of which she spent in Government, then in 2013 Charlotte started her own company, E-safety Training and Consultancy. She has worked on several high profile programmes and initiatives including the NSPCC's Share Aware campaign, Walt Disney's 'It Starts With You' online safety campaign, The Parent Zone's Parenting in the Digital Age programme and Keeping Children Safes' Online Safety Guide. Charlotte presents about Online Safety in schools to parents, children and teachers, she has spoken at several key national and international events, including the UN and supported local authorities, the police, children's organisations and international NGO's in educating parents, children and young people on all things e-safety. She is a member of the CEOP Education advisory board and an NSPCC associate.

Neil Skipper

Senior Education Consultant

Neil Skipper, Senior Education Consultant

I’ve been working in ICT in education for over 30 years, with a comprehensive range of expertise in Educational ICT both technical and educational, with the ability to present and communicate advantages, benefits and use to a wide range of educational audiences.

A passionate and highly motivated educator I specialise educational ICT use across a wide variety of technologies, supporting staff development and student creativity and productivity. I also provide consultancy and support for schools and local authorities with implementation, management and CPD programmes across a broad range of products offered by RM Education.

Ben Jones

Senior Consultant, RM Education

Ben Jones, Senior Consultant, RM Education

Ben joined RM as a member of the managed service team in 2010 following experience working in a school as an ICT technician. A year later he moved from managed services to the implementations team, where he has gained a vast amount of experience in installing, supporting and troubleshooting Vanilla, CC4 and Apple networks in various capacities, and holds certifications from Google for the developing Google Apps platform.

After presenting for the first time in the autumn 2016 seminars Ben is looking forward to having the opportunity to again share some of the latest and greatest in the Educational Technology market.

Ben Rouse

Technology for Learning Lead, AppsEvents

Ben Rouse, Technology for Learning Lead, AppsEvents

Ben is a Google Certified Teacher (GTAUK 2013) and Google Education Trainer and in addition to teaching secondary mathematics he leads on technology for learning at his school. He took his school Google in 2013 and has blogged and spoken about this process. Ben helps lead the Google Educator Group for UK and has lead training sessions for Google in Education Summits across Europe.

Ben specialises in providing teacher training for schools and organisations looking to get the most out of Google tools. This can include one to one support for teaching staff, small or large group training sessions on particular pedagogy or whole school keynotes on the impact of technology for learning. Ben is passionate about the enhancing the use of technology as a tool to facilitate excellent learning for students.

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Disclaimer: RM Education reserves the right to change content and event details.

We offer a range of RM Seminars around the UK focussing on different technologies, if this event does not suit your schools requirement, please feel free to browse our other upcoming RM Seminars.

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