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An introduction to Office 365 with Cowplain school!

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Following on from our successful event at Microsoft HQ, we visited Cowplain School so they could receive their prize from being the runners up on the day! The theme for the Microsoft event was ‘Office 365 in Education’, so we decided to develop and expand on this topic in order to enhance the students knowledge on what […]

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What can Sway do for me?

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During our ‘office 365 in education’ event with Microsoft last week – we were shown some pretty cool things that you can do with PowerPoint. However, another application that we were briefly shown is Sway. We wanted to look more at Sway and what Sway can do for you. Sway is an online app that enables […]

Coretek’s Birthday!

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Not too long ago, on the 11th of February, marked Coretek’s 17th Birthday! Coretek was born on February the 11th 1999. Our Managing Director Garry Miller vowed to provide a real alternative to an IT Industry where the companies were more concerned with their profit margins rather than providing a good service. In the past 17 years, Coretek has grown as […]

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The very best Windows Apps for Education!

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We have previously looked at the best apps for on an iPad, now let’s look at the very best Windows apps! Duolingo – Learn a multitude of languages through Duolingo. Bite-sized lessons which award you for answering correctly and will take away lives for answering incorrectly, along with daily goals. Some of the languages include […]

Did you know that Coretek can design your website for you?

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Did you know that Coretek offer a website design service? At Coretek, we work closely with our clients’ to gain a good idea of a responsive design that suits our client’s needs and wants. Any website designed by Coretek is built on the rock-solid WordPress platform. WordPress is widely agreed to be the leading website publishing platform in […]

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The Best Tablets for use in School

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Tablets are becoming considerably more popular throughout schools. This is because students have been accustomed to the touch-screen smartphones for years. This is something that is familiar to them, they feel comfortable with and can use well. Tablets are a good way to capture the student’s attention, and keep them engaged whilst learning, due to interactive […]

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A complete list of iPad apps for education

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In relation to our previous article – The Best iPad apps for Education, we have taken a deeper look into a whole range of educational apps for the iPad. Below is a list of our favourites! Art/Design 2DIY – Create your own interactive resources, activities, games etc. Plenty of opportunity for children to plan, design […]

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How to dispose of your school IT equipment for free

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Coretek are proud to use Jamie’s Computers for the collection and disposal of redundant ICT Equipment. Jamie’s Computers is a division of Southampton’s largest homelessness charity, The Society of St James, and will collect and dispose of hardware absolutely free of charge. Jamie’s Computers offers voluntary work to those in the community such as those […]