Making the most of your education software investment.
Delivering cost-effective software choices
Achieving a balance between selecting the right software at the best price and spending time researching them can be a challenge. Capita’s specialist software procurement team takes care of this for the education sector; helping to make IT work by choosing the right software to meet the needs of each establishment. In partnership with leading education software providers we deliver solutions that meet an entire education community needs - from data analysis and resource access to library and classroom management. Our software service means all orders can be centralised through us with a single point of contact, saving leadership teams time researching products and managing multiple suppliers.
Capita Managed IT Solutions' specialist education software licensing team has strong partnerships with leading software providers, including Microsoft, Adobe, VM Ware and Symantec. The team works with education establishments to advise on their unique software requirements and the best licensing model to meet their needs. In addition the team manages upgrades and renewals ensuring your students and staff have access to the latest software.
SIMS is a Management Information System that provides teachers, senior leaders and support staff with the tools to efficiently manage daily school life and drive improvement in their schools. SIMS products are designed to help you continually raise standards, whatever your area of focus. The SIMS product suite is continually evolving to deliver enhanced solutions to help the education sector use data to reach their school improvement goals. It provides everything you need to provide insight to leadership teams, analyse school and student data effectively, prepare school data reports and engage the wider school
Reading Cloud - Library Management System
Reading Cloud is a powerful library and resource management system that supports the curriculum whilst also providing an online reading community. It is designed to engage children, parents and educators in reading for enjoyment. Reading Cloud also integrates with SIMS, providing a holistic link between a schools Management Information System and school Library.
LP + 365 - Virtual School Experience
LP+365 is a Microsoft cloud hosted platform that enables schools to transform Office 365 into their LMS. Capita Managed IT Solutions’ partnership with Learning Possibilities offers schools the opportunity to have a ‘virtual school’ experience that enables teachers and students to collaborate anytime, anywhere. The award-winning app, LP+365, transforms how schools use Microsoft Office 365, providing a digital solution to the management of teaching and education resources.
Senso - Classroom Management
Senso offers a new generation of Network & Classroom Management Software, providing education establishments with a completely modular, cloud based solution. Senso.cloud offers unparalleled flexibility to choose the features you need, letting you manage your organisation’s computers from a centralised web portal in real-time. Built with the understanding that educational establishments need robust and reliable Network and Classroom Management software. Our Platinum Partnership with Senso.cloud allows us to offer a unique and exciting cloud-based solution that’s easily accessible, flexible and resilient.
Planet stream - Video on Demand
Planet eStream is a unified video platform enabling organisations to create their own secure ‘YouTube’ style media library. Educators and students have round the clock access to their learning resources and can upload a wide range of digital assets including videos, photos, audio files and documents, making their media library a really comprehensive educational resource.
Built-in learning tools are designed specifically for educators to assist them in increasing engagement, guiding student learning and turning traditional passive viewing into an interactive learning experience. As a unified platform, Planet eStream also offers simple to use live streaming, professional multi-zone digital signage and comprehensive tools for lesson/lecture capture as optional modules. UK customers can also benefit from recording TV and radio programmes and gaining direct access to a library of over 1.7 million TV and radio programmes.
Why Capita’s Software solutions
Trusted IT Partner
We understand the challenges the education sector face and work as a trusted advisor to enable our senior leadership teams and teaching staff the time and resources to focus on teaching and learning.
Capita's specialist education software procurement teams help education establishments select the right software to meet their unique needs.
Capita’s innovative solutions ensures we foresee future technology software and industry changes and adapt to meet our customers’ requirements.
We work in partnership with leading software technology providers including Microsoft, Capita SIMS, LP + 365, Planet estream and MLS to bring the latest innovations and value to our customers.
As part of Capita Plc we have access to a range of technology and sector experts and a plethora of specialist technologies and services to meet all education sector IT requirements.