Bett 2017

The time of BETT is on us. After a years hiatus, I am back for three days to take in the huge extent of the UKs largest Education IT show. For many, BETT is a vital part of the year, allowing people to meet up, attend various events, or just Read more…

2017 Goals

Well, it’s a new year, and having read countless posts on facebook each starting with the phrase: “2016 has had its ups and downs” I wanted to look at some professional goals and some technical things to look for over the next year. All that is made a lot easier Read more…

Leading out first TED day

Thursday was an important day. I’d been telling my team this for a couple of months. But in a short term where we have battled staff unexpectedly leaving, unbelievable pressure, our highest ever ticket numbers and organising the biggest network rebuild we have ever done in the biggest middle school Read more…

Moving day

When I turned up at my latest school I was shown to a cupboard, which housed the central switch, stock, spares and paperwork and all the servers. No desk, and no space for a computer. No air con. I had seen it briefly on the walk around, and hadn’t thought Read more…