NetSupport School

NetSupport School is the class-leading training software solution, providing teachers with the ability to instruct, monitor and interact with their students, individually, as a pre-defined group or to the whole class.

Rising to the challenge and requirements of today's modern classroom, NetSupport School provides the ability to deliver lesson content, simultaneously monitor all student PCs and work collaboratively, ensuring that complete student attention and focus is maintained at all times. There are no hidden extras, all features are included as standard including a customised testing suite, dedicated technician console, digital student revision aids, lesson planning tools and the option for teachers to reward students for good effort.

Designed to work flawlessly across wired or wireless networks and with support for Windows, Android/iOS tablets, Google Chromebooks, a fully compatible sister product for Mac and Linux (NetSupport Assist) and a Teacher’s Assistant App that runs on both tablets and smartphones (Apple and Android) – NetSupport School is the ideal teaching tool for any classroom environment.

NetSupport School V12:

NetSupport School V12 is the latest version of the software. Version 12 also sees the introduction of an entirely new, native Teacher App for Windows 10. The App is designed to leverage the benefits of mobile teaching on Windows 10 touch-enabled devices and introduces a fresh user-optimised interface.

Key Features

  • View student screens in real time (monitor mode)
  • Monitor the entire class in a single view
  • Remote control all students, selectively
  • Real time instruction (show mode)
  • Show the Tutor’s screen to selected students
  • Presentations optimised for wireless networks
  • Virtual whiteboard and screen annotation tools
  • Classroom management
  • Power on/off and manage all classroom computers
  • Blank/lock student screens
  • Printer and device control
  • Tech console for remote support across the school
  • Monitor
  • Monitor audio, messenger and keyboard use
  • Monitor, record and control internet and application use
  • Record audio to file and capture time-stamped screen shots
  • Learn and test
  • Tutor has flexible student learning/questioning features to encourage collaboration
  • Student surveys – publish instant test results
  • Design examinations and test questions with minimum effort

What sets NetSupport School apart?

NetSupportrecognises the separate needs for both tutors and IT technicians and incorporates a unique user interface for each. NetSupport School has been developed to support Ofsted best practice and optimised to aid the delivery of Assessment for Learning (AFL) in the classroom.

Audio Monitoring/Language lab
Listen, in real time, to audio input and output; conduct two way audio conversation; record and play back.

Unique tutor and student journals
Create a record of content, activities, notes and resources covered during a lesson.

Dedicated student toolbar
Visual indicator and instant access to lesson objectives and expected outcomes, rewards given, restrictions/controls in place, request help.

Controlled learning environment
Monitor & control internet, application and instant messenger use, plus track & record keyboard activity. NetSupport School also features “always on” security policies.

AFL-style questioning
The Q&A module allows a range of question types to be delivered on the fly based on the AFL concepts of Pose, Pause, Pounce and Bounce.

Assistance and engagement
NetSupport School allows less confident students to ask for assistance, encourages collaboration with group chat and whiteboard features. Ofsted compliant “Gifted and Talented” opportunities developed through group leader features. Excellent performance in both Wi-Fi and virtual server environments.

NetSupport School - iOS/Android/Chromebook Support

Responding to the growing use of mobile technology in the modern classroom and the increased adoption of BYOD initiatives, NetSupport School has extended its multi-platform capabilities to include support for tablets and smartphones. The NetSupport School Student extension and NetSupport School Tutor app for Chrome are available from the Google Chrome Web Store.

  • Key features for NetSupport School for Chrome include:
  • Thumbnail View of each student Chromebook in a single view.
  • Interact with the students' screens with real time remote control.
  • Ensure student attention and focus when presenting by 'showing' the teacher's desktop to selected student Chromebooks.
  • Show an application to selected students.
  • Lock the student's mouse and keyboard when instructing.
  • Ask students to register at the start of each lesson.
  • Conduct instant class surveys and display results in real time.
  • Chat and send messages.
  • Students can discreetly alert the teacher when they require assistance.
  • Use approved or blockunauthorised websites - or block all Internet access.
  • Block FTP access.
  • Open and close a website on the student Chromebook.
  • See details of the website that students are currently viewing.

  • Key Features for NetSupport School Student - Android/iOS tablets

The NetSupport School Student for Android and iOS, available from Google Play, Amazon App Store and iTunes, meets the challenges presented by the increased use of mobile technology in the modern classroom and the growing adoption of BYOD initiatives.

  • Create a detailed student register at the start of each class.
  • Display Lesson Objectives and expected learning outcomes on each student tablet.
  • Chat and send messages.
  • Students can discreetly alert the teacher when they require assistance.
  • Conduct instant class surveys and display results in real-time.
  • Conduct instant student and peer assessment with unique Question & Answer mode. (Android Only)
  • The teacher can transfer files to and from a selected student tablet or multiple devices (Android Only)
  • The teacher can lock and blank students' screens while presenting, ensuring student focus when required. (Android Only)
  • Show the teacher's desktop to connected tablets. Students can use touch-screen gestures to pinch, pan and zoom in order to highlight key information.
  • Remotely launch a selected website on one or multiple student tablets. (Android only)
  • Remotely assign 'rewards' to students to recognise good work or behaviour. (Android only)
  • View the current status of wireless networks (currently Android only) and display battery strength for connected student device.
  • Additionally, for supported devices: (Android Only)
  • View thumbnails of all connected student tablets from the Tutor PC.
  • Zoom in to view a larger thumbnail of any selected tablet.
  • The teacher can discreetly view (Watch Mode) the screen of any connected student tablet

  • Tutor Assistant for iOs/Android

The Tutor Assistant for iOS and Android tablets and smartphones delivers the freedom for a teacher to move around the classroom while still being able to monitor and interact with the class.- A Tutor Assistant app that runs on both tablets and smartphones (Apple and Android).

  • Key features include:
  • Thumbnail View of the entire class.
  • Interact and engage with any pre-defined student group.
  • Lock the student's mouse and keyboard when instructing and blank screens to gain attention.
  • Application and Internet Monitoring and Control.
  • Send a preset message or instruction to students.
  • Remotely logoff all student machines.
  • Restrict student printing.
  • Display student help requests.

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