Webinars

20201029

Data transfers to the US and EU: what’s changed?

In the “Schrems II” judgement of July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework which had been established to ensure that personal data transfers made by companies from the EU to the US could comply with EU law. This webinar seeks to understand more about data transfers to the US and EU after Privacy Shield.

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20201027

From free to fee

When schools closed, educational suppliers stepped up to help, with many companies giving schools free access to their online resources so they could deliver home learning at short notice. But now suppliers are faced with a new challenge. How to gently persuade those schools to start paying for the resources they have been using for free.

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20201022

Help to export

This 1-hour webinar will outline the support BESA can provide to members regardless of if they are just starting out or experienced exporters looking for ways to increase their international sales.

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20201021

Age appropriate design

Ward Hadaway talks through this new code and how you can ensure you conform to all necessary standards.

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20201020

BESA Open Day

We invite members and prospective members to join us, where there is a chance to meet the BESA team and learn more about the benefits of membership, as well as receiving an update on the UK education system.

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20201008

Using public data to understand schools in England

In this talk, Timo Hannay, founder of SchoolDash, draws on case studies from a wide variety of initiatives with vendors, charities, policy-makers and media organisations to show just what it's possible to discover and how to go about it.

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20200924

International Markets – Nepal

Are you interested in exporting into Nepal? This webinar will present an overview of the opportunities and barriers to doing business in Nepal. 

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20200923

R&D Tax credits – A class apart for BESA members

For the education sector in 2020, it’s been a year of mixed fortunes. Like so many other parts of British life, the lockdown has forced a reboot of how we approach learning and education. As demand for e-learning tools soared, some of our members have thrived, whilst others have taken a while to adjust. No matter where 2020 has taken your business, though, R&D tax credits can help.

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20200911

Applying for Awards

This seminar covers how to apply and what judges are looking for from an application. Our speakers, two expert judges, will give advice about how to make your application stand out.

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20200910

The state of ICT in our schools – a UK-wide perspective

The findings from over 1,300 ICT leaders in schools and academies across the UK make interesting reading this year given that data collection took place in June and July when many schools remained fully or partially closed. This has proved to be an ideal time to assess provision and spending on ICT as we move into the new academic year.

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20200723

Using public data to understand schools in England

In this talk, Timo Hannay, founder of SchoolDash, draws upon case studies from a wide variety of initiatives with vendors, charities, policy-makers and media organisations to show just what it's possible to discover and how to go about it.

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20200722

How can EdTech tools better meet the needs of disadvantaged young people?

Nesta Education discuss how the use of technology disproportionately supports more advantaged young people, the barriers that need to be overcome, and the potential that EdTech holds to act in closing the attainment gap, rather than widening it.

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20200716

What do education sector journalists want?

Journalists from some of the leading education sector media joined us for this session to discuss how they have been covering education during lock down, how they work and their main areas of interest. Find out how to pitch ideas, when to get in touch and what their plans are for the new school year.

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20200714

Physical resource market – School spending during COVID-19

Richard Connor presents an update on the marketplace for product purchasing by schools and what schools think will happen to procurement over the summer period and into the new academic year. We are then joined by a panel of BESA members on their experiences to date and expectations for the near future.

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20200709

BESA Open Day

We invite members and prospective members to join us, where there is a chance to meet the BESA team and learn more about the benefits of membership, as well as receiving an update on the UK education system.

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20200629

International markets – India

This webinar presents an overview of the opportunities and barriers to doing business in India. We are joined by Sarah Chidgey, Asia Lead at the Department for International  Trade (DIT) as well as commercial officers in market. 

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20200625

From free to fee

Practical tips to help convert your free subscribers to fee-paying customers. 

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20200623

Engaging with Educators

This workshop will provide you with an engaging and practical guide to navigating this new landscape, focusing on engaging educators and building a sustainable business for the future.  

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20200618

Redefining the customer experience

This webinar hosted by Jo Marshall, VP for the Institute of Customer Service and Executive Director of YPO, aims to help members understand the value of the customer experience, particularly in the current climate.

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20200618

Funding your company

This session advises and guides companies on how to secure suitable financial backing to scale their business, manage resource and company culture during this changing landscape, and offer guidance on how to sell to schools. 

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20200616

School provision, use and spending on EdTech in this period of learning disruption

Hear Richard Connor present newly published research findings on EdTech experiences from maintained schools in England. Then take the opportunity to hear from leading EdTech companies about their own experiences.

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20200610

Getting back to business

Ward Hadaway, one of the UK's Top 100 law firms, and a major player in the North of England, joins us to discuss and answer questions about getting back to business. With thousands of employees working from home, companies are beginning to prepare plans to get their teams back into the office, when lockdown is eased. 

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20200603

Supporting wellbeing through Covid-19

This webinar provides a wealth of practical advice and support to companies and individuals while working remotely. The session will cover a number of topics including: surviving lockdown; directing through Covid-19: how to keep calm when customers may be losing theirs and w hen HR isn't HR as we know it: leading Company HR through Covid-19.

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20200526

Understanding school spending

Alexander Shea, BESA's Senior Policy Analyst, hosts this webinar about how school income and expenditure is changing. This webinar builds an understanding of how the nature of school income and expenditure is changing at both the system level and for individual schools.

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20200514

Making the most of exhibitions

Are you making the most of the exhibitions you attend? Join us on this webinar to hear from exhibitors and exhibition organisers alike about how to maximise your presence at exhibitions around the world.

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20200507

BESA Open Day

Several sessions providing you with the opportunity to meet the BESA team, learn more about the benefits of membership, and receive an update on the UK education system.

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20200506

The art of networking

Entering a room full of strangers can feel daunting at the best of times. The thought of then navigating that room in order to make new contacts and spot future business opportunities can send some people into a cold sweat  - and yet others make it look so easy. What's their secret?

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20200505

International Markets – South East Asia

An overview of the opportunities and barriers to doing business in South East Asia. In particular, topics covered will include the Department for International Trade's ASEAN campaign, how it works and how it can help British education providers.

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20200501

Ofsted framework

The new  Ofsted framework has changed schools' approach to assessment, data collection and tracking pupil progress. How does this affect suppliers?

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20200408

GDPR post Brexit

Amid news that Google is the latest in a string of corporations who will no longer apply GDPR protections to British citizens from 1 January 2021, this webinar discusses how your company can comply with data protection requirements both at home and abroad after Brexit.

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