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  • Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance

The Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) statutory guidance makes online safety a critical safeguarding issue.

KCSIE Guidance
Safeguarding is not a new issue for schools but the demands of keeping children and young people safe have grown significantly over the last 10 years. It used to be that abuse was traditionally focused on children in vulnerable groups but the growth in the use of the internet and widespread access to social […]

  • School Prevent Duty Act

How VSL can help your school comply with the Prevent Duty Act

Under the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 the Prevent Duty Act places an obligation on education institutions to have “due regard to the need to prevent individuals from being drawn into terrorism”.

More than ever it is essential that schools and educational establishments have the correct filtering and security in place to safeguard their students […]

  • VSL School Wi-Fi Solution

Elevate the Classroom Experience with Smarter Wi-Fi

The classroom of tomorrow promises an amazing education. Blended learning, flipped classrooms, digital curriculum and other modern learning models can better engage students and help educators be more effective. But they also create new challenges for schools and their overtaxed IT teams.

Instead of lesson plans depending solely on skilled teachers, they depend on consistent, reliable […]

On Demand Webinar: How to Design the Ruckus Digital-Ready School Campus

Gone are the days of quickly outdated textbooks, sage on the stage classrooms, & technology-free zones.  Today, personalised learning experiences, digital curriculum, and 1:1 or BYOD (bring your own device) programs can better engage students and help educators improve student outcomes.

This digital transformation, however, depends upon consistent, reliable, high-performance connectivity to the school network. While many […]

The Digital School for a Digital World Conference

E2BN Conference 2017 – The Digital School for a Digital World
VSL are excited to be attending the E2BN Conference ‘Digital School for a Digital World’ conference at the end of the month.

Our children and young people are growing up in an increasingly digitised world. Every aspect of their future lives will feel the impact of new […]

VSL has the Perfect Telephone System Solution for your School

Mobility is at the heart of all VSL’s telephony solutions ensuring organised, flexible call handling for every sort of user; whether they are office based, teaching or site roaming with a range of applications to compliment the school environment.

Millfield First & Nursery School, Buntingford was not a client of ours when they contacted VSL to […]

The Internet Security Laws are Changing, is your School Ready?

You have exactly a year, from 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the current Data Protection Act (DPA). The new laws increase your responsibility in how you manage and share data and information, no matter how big or small your school is.

VSL internet security support packages are designed specifically for schools […]

Is your Schools Wi-Fi up to Scratch?

Wireless Networking with entire site coverage is now a reality for many schools. VSL’s preferred solution is based on Ruckus architecture and is ideal for accessing voice, data and video; often in high density environments such as lecture halls, vast locations such as fields, as well as tightly packed classrooms in challenging building layouts.

The education […]

Our School Solutions

VSL are the perfect educating partner to deliver telephony, connectivity and wireless networking. With reference sites across the country, our work speaks for itself.

Telephony

Telecoms doesn’t have to be complicated. Offering both hosted and on-premise solutions, VSL utilise Mitels market leading telephony platform to provide you with the latest in communications, backed up with service that […]

How does Ruckus BeamFlex Solve Today’s Wi-Fi Issues?

Issues such as interference and distance affect W-Fi in different ways, Ruckus Wireless’ patented BeamFlex technology aims to solve both these issues with their innovative range of access points. Watch this video to understand how it all works.

Ruckus in Education

Wireless Networking with entire site coverage is now a reality for many schools. VSL’s preferred solution is based on Ruckus architecture and is ideal for accessing voice, data and video, often in high density environments such as lecture halls, vast locations such as fields and tightly packed classrooms with challenging building layouts.

High performance at an […]