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

    by , 13th September 2010 at 10:37 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 09:25 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. ...
  3. EduGeek Conference 2010

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    CAM
    , 3rd June 2010 at 05:07 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    The EduGeek conference in Chorley went very well this year, with suppliers and school technical staff alike descending on the Woodlands Conference centre for another day of talks, raffles and free coffee and curries. There was much on the agenda with software such as the EduGeek Logon Tracker to the mind-blowing Mobotix cameras and a glimpse to the future from Microsoft's teams of anthropologists predicting what IT will be like in 2019.

    Please note that, while links to companies and ...

    Updated 3rd June 2010 at 05:11 PM by CAM (Seems Word turned off the spellchecker! Let me know what errors you see.)

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