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Friday, 26 May 2023 by Weduc

Handy checklist when considering a parental engagement software switch

To improve the all-important figure of engaged parents, 25% of schools surveyed said that the use of better school communications software would likely make a difference. Here's our handy checklist when switching systems.
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Thursday, 25 May 2023 by Weduc

A checklist for subject leaders' end of term evaluation

Make sure you get everything ticked off before the summer holiday.
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Wednesday, 10 May 2023 by Weduc

What does parental engagement actually mean?

An overview of parental engagement in schools, outlining what it means and why it's so important.
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Tuesday, 28 February 2023 by Weduc

Parental engagement is key to attainment – but if you’re not reaching all parents, you can’t possibly engage them

The positive link between parental engagement and academic attainment has been proven, so how can schools make sure they are engaging all parents?
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Tuesday, 28 February 2023 by Weduc

The changing face of school communications in a social media age

Engaged parents make all the difference in a child’s educational attainment and wellbeing. So, how can schools harness the best features of social media communications?
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Friday, 24 February 2023 by Weduc

Education for everyone: making teaching more inclusive

Insights from Weduc on creating a classroom that’s inclusive to all. Discover techniques to support students with disabilities, autism and other special educational needs.
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Friday, 24 February 2023 by Weduc

How to deal with truancy in schools

Exploring the effects, causes and prevention of truancy in schools – starting with effective electronic attendance tracking.
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Thursday, 23 February 2023 by Weduc

Reaching parents: The challenges schools face in our multi-channel age

A multi-channel approach to school communications opens many doors for greater parental engagement and collaboration. Providing parents with as many ways as possible to connect with their child’s school.
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Friday, 17 February 2023 by Weduc

How can schools save money amid the latest budget cuts?

With school budget cuts on the rise across the UK, we’re sharing ways schools can save money – from top tools to emerging technology. Find out more in Weduc’s latest blog.
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Tuesday, 10 January 2023 by Weduc

How to avoid parent complaints: 5 strategies for schools

This article explores five ways to use your school communication software effectively to avoid parent complaints and build positive home-school relationships simultaneously.
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Monday, 9 January 2023 by Weduc

What does the future of technology in education look like?

Check out our ‘Future of Technology in Education’ infographic for answers to questions like:‘What is EdTech?’, and ‘How will technology change education in the future?’
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Wednesday, 4 January 2023 by Weduc

Reassuring parents about potential school budget cuts: use your communications software to help!

In this article, we explore 7 ways to reassure parents about potential school budget cuts, utilising your school communication platform to help!
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Tuesday, 6 December 2022 by Weduc

How to differentiate home learning; here's 7 useful ways

We explore the top methods of differentiation and how to use these when setting online homework, reducing teacher workload whilst helping to fill knowledge gaps
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Monday, 5 December 2022 by Weduc

New Headteacher Letter to Parents: Making a Positive First Impression

New Headteacher letters can be an effective way of introducing yourself; however, thinking outside the box can ensure a memorable and well-received parent introduction.
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Thursday, 10 November 2022 by Weduc

Overcoming the barriers to inclusive education

What do we mean by an inclusive education and how can schools support their teachers to provide for the needs of SEND children?
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Monday, 7 November 2022 by Weduc

Are you ready to innovate in your school?

Education is going through a gear change as schools adjust and reexplore a new post-pandemic world. However, the adjustment to remote learning was just the beginning.
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Friday, 4 November 2022 by Weduc

Are schools held back by not engaging with EdTech?

Technology enables schools to do more things, quicker and more accurately. However, schools are hard to change but that doesn’t mean change is impossible - and there are risks to consider.
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Wednesday, 19 October 2022 by Weduc

Boost your school’s Pupil Premium Funding: 7 ways to get parents signed up for Free School Meals

Boost your school’s Pupil Premium Funding: 7 ways to get parents signed up for Free School Meals this Autumn.
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Monday, 10 October 2022 by Weduc

School meals: How to cater for every dietary requirement

As varying dietary preferences and allergies become more common, find out how schools can make meal services cater to every dietary requirement.
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Friday, 7 October 2022 by Weduc

Everything you need to know about making your school cashless

We all know the use of cash of outdated and inconvenient. Here we discuss how schools can make the switch to a cashless future, seamlessly.
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Monday, 3 October 2022 by Weduc

Top tips for school leaders: How to prepare for a new academic year

With new timetables, pupils, and colleagues, the new academic year can seem overwhel
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Monday, 19 September 2022 by Weduc

How can technology improve education?

Want to know how technology can help education and how schools can embrace it? Read on...
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Tuesday, 13 September 2022 by Weduc

How a school money app can reduce workload

Online school payments are easy, confidential and offer school staff clear audit trails - as well as reducing risk and helping the environment.
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Thursday, 8 September 2022 by Weduc

How to encourage the parent voice in the school community

Many parents will naturally engage with school life. The challenge is encouraging involvement from those more reluctant to interact.
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Friday, 26 August 2022 by Weduc

Top tips for effective governor-parent engagement

Unpick what effective governor-parent engagement really is, what Ofsted look for and how to increase governor-parent interactions in your school.
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Monday, 22 August 2022 by Weduc

Are you prepared for your ECTs?...a complete checklist for a smooth September

Make their first days in school meaningful.
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Friday, 19 August 2022 by Weduc

Starting September smoothly: how to make your parents feel instantly valued

Put parents at ease by showing them they are supported from the start.
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Thursday, 4 August 2022 by Weduc

How to improve communication with parents

The importance of building strong relationships with parents.
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Wednesday, 3 August 2022 by Weduc

How to improve teacher-parent communication

Communication forms the basis of almost every interaction in an educational setting. These strategies will help you to get it right.
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Wednesday, 3 August 2022 by Weduc

How to get parents more involved in school

8 ideas to help promote parent involvement within your school.
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Monday, 25 July 2022 by Weduc

What business gurus can teach schools about managing a massive workload

Helping ease the load for School Business Managers...
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Monday, 25 July 2022 by Weduc

How to cut through the noise to reach parents

Top tips to be gleaned from the tech professionals about how to connect with parents.
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Wednesday, 13 July 2022 by Weduc

Readying your school app for the new academic year

Essential housekeeping for your school app...
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Sunday, 10 July 2022 by Weduc

6 simple get-to-know-you activities to try with your new class for 2022

How to welcome your new class with open arms...
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Friday, 1 July 2022 by Weduc

Leavers' assembly ideas

All you need for an awesome send-off for your class of 2022.
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Friday, 1 July 2022 by Weduc

It's time to throw consent forms in the bin!

Ease the admin burden with safe, time-saving, online forms.
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Thursday, 30 June 2022 by Weduc

A 10-step plan for improving parental engagement in schools

New and innovative ways to engage parents and keep them interested.
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Sunday, 26 June 2022 by Weduc

4 transition activities to help reduce 'next step' anxiety

How to support your most vulnerable students through transition between different key stages.
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Thursday, 23 June 2022 by Weduc

5 time-saving tips for writing student reports

Student reports are key to parental engagement but how can teachers save time and stress when them?...
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Tuesday, 14 June 2022 by Weduc

Ofsted's tips for better parental engagement

Their key findings summarised to help schools support students...
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Thursday, 26 May 2022 by Weduc

Engaging hard-to-reach parents: how to overcome the 5 most common barriers

There's a world of difference between communication that ticks a box and effective, purposeful engagement with families...
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Wednesday, 9 March 2022 by Weduc

How video calls revolutionised parents' evenings

Parents' evenings via video calls are benefiting from more than just convenience...
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Monday, 28 February 2022 by Weduc

School systems overload?!

Too many logins and passwords are creating a tangle of systems for schools...
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