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Your quarterly collaborative magazine for ideas, inspiration and shared learning

Issue 2 – January 2022

The R.I.S.E. magazine is a continued commitment from NetSupport to do its part to support the education community, as well as a way to celebrate the sector and provide an opportunity for voices within education to come together to inspire and empower.

Although this issue covers a wide range of topics, you will notice some common themes:


  • Social media, online learning and EdTech
  • Inclusion
  • CPD
  • Language and oracy
  • Reading and writing

As well as all that, you’ll find our favourite features have returned, including Recommended Reads and one of my personal favourites, Pets’ Corner!

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Editor of R.I.S.E

Kat Cauchi – OPIP Host, ReallySchool Product Manager and Global Equality Collective member

Must reads…

Thank you to our Contributors…

Mark Anderson

Director at ICT Evangelist and Global EdTech, and NetSupport Group Head of Education

Ashley Watson

Art and Design and
Photography Teacher

Oliver Wright

Sector Manager for Senior
Leadership at Twinkl

Lesley Berrington

NNEB qualified
inclusive Author

Allen Tsui

Specialist Primary and Secondary Computing Teacher

Penny Whelan

Assistant Headteacher, SENCO, EAL Coordinator and Schools Linking Network Operations Manager

Toria Bono

Year 4 Teacher, Equity and Diversity Lead, Evidence Lead Educator and Founder of #TinyVoiceTalks 

John Magee

Father, Speaker, Author & Mentor to leaders of Education

Vanessa Leach

Managing director
of Tute

Hari Neocleous

Primary Maths and Chess Teacher and a Maths Intervention Lead

Paul Hume

Deputy Headteacher and Curriculum and Assessment Lead 

Kate McCallam

Writer and Educational Consultant for Computing and Literacy 

Manjit Sareen

Co-founder and CEO
of Natterhub

Traci Good

Online Safety Consultant and Founder of iVengers

Rusell Prue

Broadcaster, Educator
and Author

Darryl Walsh

Director of School Operations at
Stormbreak CIO

Caroline Allams

Co-founder of Natterhub and experienced Educator

Henry Saunston

Director of
Teach East SCITT

Evo Hannan

Founder of Innovation X, Educator and Designer

Simon Blower

Co-founder of Pobble, experienced Educator and former Headteacher

Amy Downing

Head of Design and Technology
and a Virtual Learning Coordinator

Tasha Fletcher

EYFS Head, ELT Materials Writer, Podcaster,Teacher Trainer and Consultant, TravelWriter, DSL and a member of the GEC

Kevin Jackson

Assistant Principal

Ben Whitaker

Head of IT Services at Bury Grammar School and Co-founder of the Association of Network managers in Education.

Ian Turner

Reading Development Consultant for Reading Solutions UK

Jamie Lynn Neal

7-12 ELA teacher with an endorsement as a Gifted Intervention Specialist

Andy Robertson

Journalist and Author of the Taming Gaming book

Fabian Darku

Future Education Lecturer with a Master’s Degrees in Teaching and Learning and Sports and Culture

Corrine Latham

Interim Director of Curriculum for the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA)

Dave Smith

Havering Schools School Improvement Professional and LA Quality Assurance Inspector for primary schools

Eleni Kyritsis

Award winning Teacher. Google Certified Innovator and trainer, ADE and Microsoft Innovative Education Expert

Emma Overton

EYFS and Primary Headteacher at the British School of Barcelona

Previous Issues

September 2021
Issue 1

Read the first issue

Missed the first issue of the magazine? Don’t worry, access it here and read contributions embracing a range of topics and themes, such as: Digital learning, Wellbeing, Diversity and inclusion, Tips to manage workload and much more!

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