Deliver remote learning

  • Digital education platform hub
    The Department for Education expects all schools to use a digital platform to provide remote education for pupils who cannot be in school due to coronavirus restrictions. To help you meet this expectation, you can apply for DfE-funded support to get set up on a free-to-use platform: G Suite for Education or Office 365 Education. Learn what these platforms can do for you and use our impartial feature comparison to help you make a call, then apply for funded support.
  • Feature comparison: Google Workspace for Education and Office 365 Education
    If you're thinking about switching your digital learning platform, compare Google and Microsoft's key features so you can make an informed decision about which to go for. Remind yourself what your current platform can do, and see if you could use it better when pupils are self-isolating or learning from home.
  • How to deliver live lessons to pupils learning from home and in school
    Learn from computing lead and teacher, Ben Chaffe, about how his school is approaching live lessons to reduce teaching workload and keep pupils at home engaged. Find out how he incorporates pupils who are learning from home into lessons in school – and get practical tips on how to make this work for your school.
  • Remote learning: how to keep pupils with EAL on track
    Find out from The Bell Foundation experts about how to provide high-quality remote learning for pupils with English as an additional language (EAL). Learn how to make remote lessons accessible, keep English conversation skills going and get the most out of free online translation tools.
  • Remote learning: how to provide effective feedback
    Small group sessions, real-time feedback, voice notes, emojis and more – get top tips from 8 schools across the country to help you deliver vibrant and engaging feedback, both during and outside of live lessons.
  • Remote learning: how to provide opportunities for peer interaction
    Social interaction is an important part of going to school for pupils, and it has a host of mental health, motivation and learning benefits for them too. Get ideas for how to make sure your pupils are still able to interact with each other, both in and out of lessons, while many are learning from home.
  • Remote learning: requirements and guidance
    You’re not legally required to provide remote learning, but you should. Be clear on what this provision should look like, and take stock of what you need to keep on top of, so you can continue to offer high-quality education to your pupils.
  • Top tips for making blended learning more manageable
    From making sure teachers don't have to do 2 lots of lesson planning, to working out how to provide live lessons to pupils at home - blended learning can be tricky to manage. Here are some ideas to help make it a little easier.
  • Why every school should use a digital education platform
    Stay connected, re-create the vibrancy of your classrooms and give children a sense of normality again by moving to a digital education platform. They're simple to set up and use, and you can uphold your school's quality of education – whatever your learning ambitions.