Academia has over 12 years of experience in providing IT solutions including hardware and software from world-class vendors such as Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and HP, training and technical services to over 300 Higher Education institutions.
Our FE / HE specialists
With an experienced team, Academia is well placed to help you overcome the technology challenges faced by the sector. Our rich history in delivering a total solution into education has led to Academia being awarded a place on the Higher Education framework for Apple solutions – an achievement that we are extremely proud of.
Support Contracts for FE/HE
Academia understands the challenges and demands faced in the Higher Education sector – student expectations are rising and there is a thirst for new technology. Pressure to deliver high-quality to students is high for IT departments and sometimes extra support is useful. We have over 12 years of experience in sourcing technology solutions for colleges and universities and deliver industry standard services to 300+ institutions.
With over 12 years of experience in education, we have developed a comprehensive and all-encompassing approach to working with schools, colleges and universities to help you to create technology-rich learning environments. Our approach has 3 main steps, which we break down into subsections to create a 9 step tailored process for your establishment.
Transforming teaching and learning
It is important to have a clear goal before you begin any project so our team will work with you to establish a clear path for transforming teaching and learning. We understand that ultimately, you want to use technology to raise standards and enhance the learning environment for students. We work with you to create:
Definition of a clear aim and vision for the project is the key starting point
Assembly of a leadership team who will own, plan and implement future learning initiatives
Engagement of local community, stakeholders, parents/students to create support and interest in the project
Enabling teacher/student collaboration with technology
Once you’ve implemented new technology in the classroom, you can begin to foster an environment of collaboration between teachers and students to enhance learning. We work with you to ensure:
Creation of a supportive workplace for staff which facilitates continual professional development and best practice use of technology
Exploration and understanding of new tools, materials and peripherals to enhance student learning
Success is measured
Use of tools such as TPACK and SAMR to measure the progress of your vision
Supporting you to achieve your goals
Our team is highly experienced and aware of all aspects of consideration when adopting technology in the classroom. We help you with:
Manage IT considerations
Design of infrastructure, management and workflow processes to ensure a smooth transition to a technology-rich classroom
Develop a sustainable project
Manage costs and look to make savings to ensure long-term sustainability of the initiative
Academia will partner with you to support you for the duration of your project – every step of the way
Additionally, we have in-house solutions experts who can give you practical advice on:
Managed Services including, Mac Support, hosted MDM, curriculum migration and training
IT Recycling and Lifecycle management
Bring your own device (BYOD)
IT Security – web filtering and anti-virus
Audio and Video solutions
Servers and storage
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