Survey: Many teachers in India use education technology
A survey of teachers in India found that 70% say they use computers in the classroom on a daily basis, but only 37% report using technology to gather student data. The survey, by Central Square Foundation, found that teachers already trained in using technology more likely were to try new tools in the classroom and use them regularly. The Times of India
Five ways to detect a malicious 'phishing' emailThey're called 'phishing' emails because the cybercriminals who send them are fishing for victims. These fraudulent emails, which may appear to come from a legitimate company or even a personal acquaintance, are designed to trick people into giving up personal information, such as credit card and social security numbers.
How to Fight RansomwareRansomware has become the most damaging and widespread threat that internet users face. What can you do to protect yourself?
• Backup your files
• Filter out executable files
• Watch where you click
• Run up-to-date antivirus software
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Governance Symposium -- 17 October 2015 -- The American School in London
What does quality governance look like? Our touted SISG programme works with nonprofit and for-profit models, and we'll share some leading insights into these governance perspectives, gleaned from our work. We will open with a keynote from nonprofit governance featured speaker Dick Chait, (Emeritus, Harvard University). Details and registration will soon be open for this day-long symposium. Please confirm your interest here so that we can notify you when registration is open!
Global Access Membership
This year we are also offering a new membership category -- Global Access Membership aimed at start-up/early stage international schools not yet accredited, and state and independent schools offering an international programme or an internationally oriented curriculum. The membership category offers these schools an opportunity to connect with the international school network and build their capacity. Global Access Membership allows schools worldwide to join the ECIS network and enhance the network.
Founded in 1965, ECIS is a global membership organisation that provides professional development opportunities and consultancy services to its members who are comprised of international schools, individuals and educational organisations.
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