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    You Tube

    Has CLEO decided to unblock You Tube? Our student have been on it!

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    not in cumbria they haven't:

    Access denied!

    Access to this page has been blocked by our filtering software.
    Your address: 10.105.17.178
    Your group: cumbria-schools
    Page category: audio-video
    Page URL: YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.


    If you have any queries about this service please contact the Cumbria Schools Technical Support Service.

    Maybe the little daqrlings had found an unblocked proxy to run it through

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    we are in Cumbria. we have blocked it through our own proxy now and also contact CLEO.

    Thanks!!

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    It's blocked here in sunny Rishton

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    I wish we could access it here! I think as long as its managed correctly its a useful tool in education.

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    You can get 3 unfiltered IP addresses from CLEO to allow access to sites like Youtube.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Outpost View Post
    You can get 3 unfiltered IP addresses from CLEO to allow access to sites like Youtube.
    Thats news to me !

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisH View Post
    Thats news to me !
    Yup been around for a while that has, certainly in Cumbria that you can have some less filtered IPs for Staff and Admin use I believe is the terms for them. They allow access to Facebook, Messengers, Bebo, Youtube etc, stuff that shouldnt be too harmful for teachers / administration etc but no good for kids.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylv3r View Post
    I wish we could access it here! I think as long as its managed correctly its a useful tool in education.
    That is true, and what we have done is brought something called "clipbank" which provides the staff with video's etc to use in there lesson's. yh i know its nothing like youtube but its a start i suppose.



    Link: http://www.4learning.co.uk/sites/clipbank/

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    Quote Originally Posted by EduTech View Post
    That is true, and what we have done is brought something called "clipbank" which provides the staff with video's etc to use in there lesson's. yh i know its nothing like youtube but its a start i suppose.



    Link: Channel 4 Learning - Clipbank - Home
    We have the clipbank series from when they were available on DVD. I seen the latest offering at BETT and I thought it was good, but I couldn't justify the spend on a product that included all the clips we already have paid for.... yes with the added bonus of new footage but still not worth it for us for another couple of years.

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    Oh right, i really dont know how much it cost our head of IT just brought it and i was just told some guy is coming to install this and he needs some space in the rack to put a server.

    Seems to work well, but as i say i dont know how much it cost. but its good anyhow

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    Quote Originally Posted by EduTech View Post
    Oh right, i really dont know how much it cost our head of IT just brought it and i was just told some guy is coming to install this and he needs some space in the rack to put a server.

    Seems to work well, but as i say i dont know how much it cost. but its good anyhow
    Is an annual cost - about 5k a year rings a bell - I can't find the info here with me. I agree its Good but pricey, similar to the clipbank stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    Yup been around for a while that has, certainly in Cumbria that you can have some less filtered IPs for Staff and Admin use I believe is the terms for them. They allow access to Facebook, Messengers, Bebo, Youtube etc, stuff that shouldnt be too harmful for teachers / administration etc but no good for kids.

    Hmm what goes for Cumbria does not necessarily go for Lancs I have found. I shall enquire anyways. I am sick of googling for things, only to find the answer is blocked because it's a forum or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Outpost View Post
    You can get 3 unfiltered IP addresses from CLEO to allow access to sites like Youtube.
    Could you stick your own proxy on one of those addresses and control filtering for teachers or the whole school?

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