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Technology Development Plan Update

May 2013

 

Tablets

We have reviewed three tablets running the Windows 8 platform and although they all function effectively none of them quite do the job required to make expenditure on them justifiable. For this reason we are extending the period in which we look at suitable hardware for classroom use.


Google Apps for Education

 

As part of our development in technology we have not only been looking at hardware such as tablets, laptops and notebooks but we have also been looking at ways to build our own VLE for pupils. The question of how pupils will access the school network and save documents from home has been looked at and through discussion and attending meetings we are now exploring the use of Google Apps for Education.

 

What is Google Apps for Education?

 

Google Apps for Education provides the school with a series of applications that can be accessed from school, at home or on the move. These include:

  • email (Gmail and Chat- 9 way conference calling available)

  • calendar

  • documents (Word Processing/Spreadsheets/Presentations)

  • sites (creating and running individual or group websites)

There are also a number of other Google products that come along with the suite and it can be tailored to what the school requires. The product is free and can be administered by staff, with minimal training being required. At present we are in early stage discussions with a company (C-learning.org) that could set up our Hub and customise it for the school.

 

Their package includes:

  • creation of the school Google Apps domain and registration for Google Apps for Education

  • design and implementation of the school "Hub"

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