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We're taking the current global situation around COVID-19 very seriously here at Toucan, and we want to take this opportunity to let you know that we're doing all we can to keep our staff and customers safe. We're still open for business as usual, although many of us...
Time is a luxury that no teacher can afford to waste, what with marking books, planning lessons, writing reports, updating assessments and so on, it’s amazing that there’s any time to actually teach. Anything that can speed up the day-to-day admin associated with being a classroom teacher can be a real life saver.
We are delighted to announce that Heronsgate Primary School has just been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School.
We are delighted to support Greenwich Apple Regional Training Centre, who are offering a sequence of FREE iPad courses in 2019-2020
A powerful way to explore, create, and learn The new iPad features a gorgeous 10.2-inch Retina display, a powerful A10 Fusion chip, all-day battery life, and support for the Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil 2. For pricing call us on 020 8351 5111 or email...
Dread it, run from it, the first day back still arrives in September all the same! Prepping for your glorious return to the classroom is always a challenge.
Quick and Easy 10 Minute Activity Apps We've all been there! It doesn’t matter how meticulous your plans are, or if you’ve taught the same lesson multiple times… every once in a while, you glance up at the classroom clock and realise that the children have...
What do we mean by digital signage? Remember that TV screen hanging on the wall in reception, the one that was turned off when you came in this morning? That is a potential digital signage screen that could be showcasing all the amazing work your pupils do in school!
Need to purchase apps for your school iPads? Want to add credit to your school account? We can help.
How does Apple’s latest Educational Resource relate to your Classroom? Apple have always had a very real dedication to education. Over the years, this has manifested itself in many ways. From apps to entire training schemes like ‘Apple Teacher’, they have...
Are you thinking about deploying iPads next term? Want to ensure it’s a success? Would you like help developing a clear, personalised project timeline that supports your school’s development plan and ensures it is financially sustainable? Book your free Planning Essentials Workshop with Toucan Computing.
Many schools have had iPads for a while and enjoy the creativity and the engagement they bring to the primary classroom. Tracking and managing work, however, can be a challenge. Seesaw really provides answers to many of these challenges and is free to use.
We are excited to tell you about Apple Teacher, a new professional learning programme designed to support and celebrate teachers. It offers self-paced learning with free learning materials, tips, inspiration and news to help teachers unlock the magic of iPad, Mac and built-in apps in your classroom.
We are well into the school year and also coming to the point where many schools decide how their technology budgets are spent. If you already have your kit and a great wifi set-up, you could be looking beyond the iPad and Chromebook to engaging add-ons like robots.
With rising technology costs and shrinking budgets, schools and education institutions are increasingly trying to find new ways to keep their classrooms up-to-date.
Does your wireless network keep letting you down? Is it disrupting lessons and frustrating your teaching staff? Are pupils left disappointed? Do visitors struggle to gain access? If this sounds familiar, then now is a great time to update your WiFi. We've teamed up...
Are you making the most of your iPads? Do your staff need inspiring with new, creative ideas for using iPads in class?
Is your ICT in need of a shake up? Here’s a handy list to get you started this term!
As we upgrade, wipe and reset iPads this term, most of us will be using iOS 10.3. This means that Apple Classroom will be available. It’s a free and very useful utility for the classroom teacher…
I watched with much interest the product launch of the 12.9" iPad Pro back in Autumn 2015. Here was a fast iPad with a huge display, an intriguing super-accurate stylus and a simple to attach external keyboard. I began to wonder: perhaps an iPad Pro could serve as a...
Julian's training was excellent. Staff were really engaged and motivated. We'll book him again!
Gareth did a fantastic job. We were both very impressed with what he did which has got us where we need to be with our iPads.
I just want to put on record our appreciation of the support that Aman provided yesterday, along with the unscheduled additional support today. His work, especially in liaising with LGfL, was instrumental in getting the system back on an even keel. Thank you.
I meant to email you today to say how happy I was with Andrew's support on Monday. Everything I asked for was possible and completed. There was no moan, no fuss, no impossible thing. Andrew made our training day successful and complete. His patience was tremendous.
Dear Andrew, I have finally made it to the end of the school year and with that I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for ALL the help and support that you have given me! I am always grateful for your time and sometimes feel I would be lost without you!!
Toucan is a great Mac company that we have been using since it started more than 20 years ago. Staff listen to your needs, treat you intelligently and provide great service. They're always prepared to go that extra mile. And, better still, they do it with a genuine smile.
I have just got back from a very valuable morning at Heronsgate which has been immensely helpful. Thanks very much for facilitating this. Your advice is much appreciated.
Just a quick note to say thank you to Alex, who helped me this afternoon with expired tokens. He was super helpful. Great service from Toucan, as usual.
Thanks again for your years of continued support and expert advice, it means a lot to us that we can always trust on you to provide nothing less than the best!. You always go the extra mile and I appreciate that.
Thank you Andrew; it’s a pleasure working with you. You’ve been friendly, supportive and always willing to find a solution for us. You’re a star!
Just wanted to say a huge thank you for your help with sorting out the iPads and setting them up. Gareth did a brilliant job with no fuss. I was really pleased and appreciated not being needed while teaching. I will be strongly recommending you to any other schools looking to get iPads.
I'd love to thank you for all the support and help you provided during your visit on Wednesday.
Our relationship with Toucan is always very professional. As a company their values match with ours. The apprenticeship scheme they offer is excellent and gives us ICT support whilst investing in a young person's future career prospects.
I have every confidence to say that working with Toucan and Julian everything is possible. It's really pleasing to see how with you guys (all of Toucan) our school is turning into a completely different technology led school. Well done to everyone.