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Alan Mackenzie

For 7 years Alan Mackenzie was the service manager at Lincolnshire County Council managing all IT services for around 350 schools as well as being the e-safety lead for Children's Services raising initiatives for schools, police and the third sector. Alan then left the local authority to establish his own consultancy to work with schools and others as a specialist ICT and e-safety adviser.

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Latest blog posts

Alan Mackenzie

Understand privacy settings to set pupils free online

Watch Alan Mackenzie’s screencast to learn how to set privacy settings for a number of social platforms and keep pupils safe online. The world can be a scary place no matter your age, and each generation faces new challenges. Yet there is one great difference between the world I or my parents grew...
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Alan Mackenzie

E-Safety in 2016: onwards and upwards

E-safety often has to evolve as quickly as technology itself. Alan Mackenzie looks at what we’re learning and how schools can keep up-to-date. Step back, and take a look at what's happening now Prevent high-profile media reporting increased Ofsted focus pressures of the curriculum incidents outside...
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