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Entries by Mike Young

Our DigitalCity SCALE experience

Last year our CEO, Mike Young embarked on a 4 month programme called SCALE in a bid to take time to work on the business aspect of our company. The programme highlighted that in some respects our approach was quite traditional, whilst our product was extremely innovative. This led to a lot of adjustment, refinement […]

DfE ICO Data Protection Certification

For over a year we have been regularly updating and submitting our self-certification document to the Department for Education Information Commissioners Officer in a bid to ensure that we are always in keeping with our commitment to ensuring the relevance and compliance of Pulse-App in readiness for the changes that are to be enforced from May […]

SCALE – A lesson in resilience….

We had a great time discussing IP today with RTC North through the Digital City SCALE programme. Today we had a patent solicitor bring about some fantastic information around the areas of intellectual property. A lot of this will be waded through again by our CEO – Mike Young and a further blog on that […]

SCALE – How to Grow by Disrupting Digital…

Our CEO – Mike Young – has been attending the Digital City SCALE programme over the last two months and so far his reports have been extremely positive. “At first, with programmes like this – ones that appear to be an essential part of a quasi European and Government public sector target to show they […]

Save admin time on absent students

Our app allows you to pass the responsibility of lateness or absenteeism back to the students themselves, with the support of their parents. Pulse-App will let you send group notices direct to mobile phones or tablets for free and encourages parents to get in touch with the school to inform of reasons for absence. A […]

Change of classroom

So, I’m sat at the beginning of a Monday morning. Its raining and I am not at my most motivated! Next week is half-term break, but even that feels like a very long way off. The first order of business today is to work with a year 11 student, helping him with some bits and […]

Welcome to the Pulse Technologies NE Ltd blog. Here you will find examples of key updates, real life scenarios and generally how our software supports education providers. It’s fair to say that this software has been a labour of love, set out to solve problems and frustrations our own team – who are largely educators […]

Planner Check

One of the more tedious things that you see in school settings, is the need for form tutors and heads of year or house having to sign off students’ planners. It is quite a bizarre process whereby every student has to have their parent, form teacher and head of house check whether students are utilising […]

Homework reminders and alerts

At this time of year, you are always concerned about the progress of coursework and assessments regarding year 11 students as they look towards their GCSEs and more importantly, what the outcome of exams will mean for their future. There’s a lot to consider as an educator in terms of how well you are supporting […]