Dear Colleagues

Chatham South School, in partnership with RM have organised a FITS (Framework for ICT Technical Support) Workshop to take place at Chatham South School on Tuesday 11 August 2009.

Details of this event can be found below:

Course: Becta FITS Workshop
Venue: Chatham South School, Letchworth Avenue, CHATHAM, Kent, ME4 6NT
Duration: 1 day
Cost: 150
Dates: 11 August 2009, 9.30 16.30
Closing Date: Monday 27 July 2009[/quote]

Pre-requisites
Delegates attending this workshop should be involved in ICT management or day-to-day technical support in schools and should possess a good awareness of the establishment's current ICT situation and requirements.

Course objective
To ensure effective and manageable implementation of FITS through the provision of
a) A greater understanding of the FITS processes, and
b) A personalised action plan detailing the methods for optimum implementation in a particular establishment.

Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:
Understand the FITS processes in detail.
Review the schools current ICT position, identifying and detailing known process issues.
Understand the school's ICT strengths and weaknesses, and take advantage of opportunities and threats.
Adapt and adopt the FITS processes to fit the schools individual resources and needs.
Determine where to start FITS implementation for optimum effectiveness.
Develop effective implementation and action plans.
Identify quick wins and priorities to promote the best use of time and support fast results.
Use appropriate tools to assist the implementation and management of FITS processes.

Topic overview
The FITS processes.
Employing exercises to aid effective review of the schools current ICT position.
Identifying where processes similar to those prescribed by FITS are already used at your school.
Analysing the school's ICT strengths and weaknesses.
Taking advantage of opportunities and minimising threats.
Determining where to start FITS implementation.
Determining what is required to implement FITS.
Applying the relevant FITS processes.
Identifying quick wins.
Creating a personalised action plan.

For further information or to book a place please contact
fitscourse@chathamsouth.medway.sch.uk