We provide solutions from world-class vendors


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.

Our Approach

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:


Vision

Definition of a clear aim and vision for the project is the key starting point

Programme Team

Assembly of a leadership team who will own, plan and implement future learning initiatives

Community

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:


Professional Development

Creation of a supportive workplace for staff which facilitates continual professional development and best practice use of technology

Student Empowerment

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

Partnership

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)

Wireless Infrastructure

IT Security – web filtering and anti-virus

Audio and Video solutions

Servers and storage

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More reasons to talk to Academia

Dedicated account manager for your institution

Partnered with world-class vendors

Competitive pricing

eProcurement

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