Budgets and Expenditure Thread, Hiring Computer Rooms in School Administration; Hello,
As a school we hire out various facilities, such as the Gym, All-weather pitch, swimming pool etc. We've recently ...
4th January 2011, 10:56 PM #1
Hiring Computer Rooms
As a school we hire out various facilities, such as the Gym, All-weather pitch, swimming pool etc. We've recently been asked about hiring a computer suite to run Photo Editing courses.
What sort of cost do you think is reasonable for this, or what do you charge if your school also provides this service?
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4th January 2011, 11:02 PM #2
If I'm honest I wouldn't, I don't allow people who do not work for the school/ are students. At the end of the day its to much of a risk joe bloggs can walk in and start doing what he likes if he knows how. Over staff/students u have punishment as a deterront over joe bloggs u don't have as much.
Just my 2p
4th January 2011, 11:15 PM #3
Provided you are supervising, and you keep an eye on everyone...have everyone sign a disclaimer, any slight damage to the PC, they will be charged FULL cost of the PC, and have a log of who sits where and when...
Should be good. No disclaimer signed, no use of the PC
We do this and charge £150 per hour for the use of the ICT suite dedicated for this purpose. Half of which comes to me for supervising.
5th January 2011, 09:08 AM #4
On Photoshop? Licensed via a school's site-wide agreement for Creative Suite? If so, double-check your Creative Suite license agreement that you're actually allowed to make it available to outside users like this - they might have to be properly enrolled as evening-class students or something.
Originally Posted by robknowles
5th January 2011, 09:13 AM #5
thats true, also if you are licensed through a schools agreement for windows you might not be able to do it - but i havn't read all the small print of a schools agreement. But if the courses are for profit it might not be covered.
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