Sharon CufflinEntrust Education Technologies
Sharon works as an education consultant for Entrust Education Technologies. Passionate about the use of technology to enhance learning Sharon initially qualified as a primary school teacher and spent 14 years teaching in a large inner city primary school in Birmingham. The school became very successful at using technology to support learning so Sharon had the opportunity to become involved in many projects both nationally and internationally.
Sharon also taught the PGCE ICT programme at Birmingham City University from 2005-2010. Now working with schools across the West Midlands and other authorities, Sharon encourages them to use technology, helping them make best use of technology in school.
Vikki BottEntrust Education Technologies
Vikki works as an education consultant for Entrust Education Technologies, previously a computing lead in a middle school for 6 years.
Vikki is an expert at using technology to enhance teaching and learning and enjoys sharing her passion and enthusiasm for technology in the classroom. Vikki works with senior leaders and computing leads to provide a strategic approach to the implementation of technology. She works alongside teachers and learners to develop confidence, skills and knowledge for classroom application. In addition, Vikki has had the privilege of supporting a working party organised by the DfE to produce Teaching Online Safety in Schools guidance.
Vikki has been a guest speaker at online safety events, including SEBDA and Warwickshire County Council.
- Thu 29 Sep 2022
- 14:00 - 15:30
Computing Leaders Support and Development Group (1 of 6)
Focus: Support Groups
For: Computing leaders
Understanding your responsibility regarding Cyber security in school
Cyber security relates to the measures we put in place to protect our devices and data against common online attacks such as malware and viruses. This session will explore what this looks like for a school and is aimed at Computing Leaders not technical staff.
This is a six session programme. All six sessions must be attended.
-  Thu 29 September 2022
-  Wed 7 December 2022
-  Tue 31 January 2023
-  Tue 21 March 2023
-  Thu 18 May 2023
-  Wed 5 July 2023
Please note: If you book one of these sessions, then we will automatically book you on the others. So you only need to submit one booking.
Quite simply – get your computing lead on this! Sharon and Vikki are outstanding. Your computing lead should have this as a MUST DO in their action plan.