8th April 2022New DfE Digital Standards for Schools and Colleges

On the 23rd March, the DfE released a new set of digital standards that will provide a guideline to help schools and colleges make the best decisions on their digital infrastructure and technology.

The standards are there to be used by a wide variety of stakeholders including:

  • senior leadership teams and governors
  • teachers
  • IT support
  • suppliers and technical advisors

They currently cover four areas:

  • Broadband
  • Network cabling
  • Network switching
  • WiFi

It is advised that all schools read the standards, assess if they meet the standards and plan accordingly.

Full information about the Digital Standards can be found here.