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  1. The Perils and Pitfalls of being ‘The Block’ to learning & teaching

    by , 13th September 2010 at 11:37 AM (Grumbledook's stuff!)
    Once again I fall into the role of the fervent defender of the blighted IT Support teams in schools. As much as I enjoyed a good argument (oh no you don’t!) there are times when I feel that the word compromise is missing from the vocabulary of some people.

    In a short break from the course I am on at the moment I picked up a tweet to a blog post from our friend Spannerman2.
    It makes for good reading and raises an important points about IT and ICT & Computing as subjects, ...
  2. Do you *really* know what your school spends with ICT?

    by , 20th June 2010 at 10:25 PM (Grumbledook's stuff!)
    A short post today, partly in preparation for a longer review of the courses from the FITS Foundation, but mainly in response to Ray Fleming’s latest blog post.

    One of the areas we covered on the FITS : Advanced course (also known as the FITS : Manager course) was about financial management … but, as with all of the areas covered, it was not dealt in isolation. For all of us on the course it was a good chance to look at all financial aspects which impact on IT / ICT in schools. ...