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14th April 2010, 06:39 AM #1786
welcome aboard Mullaney18,
Originally Posted by Mullaney18
Be sure to give me a shout for any of your Dell requirements we often supply Dell to edugeek members and show them a saving against not only Dell website but also dell education,
14th April 2010, 09:27 AM #1787
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Just thought I would stick my head in and say hi.
I'm a Field Technician and Consultant for a small IT firm who deal with all aspects of IT mainly home users and small businesses though we also provide support for several local primary schools as well though I mainly deal with the former. I will say that I'm not here to represent the firm I work but as individual who wants to use this site as a resource.
14th April 2010, 09:31 AM #1788
Originally Posted by Nibbler
Welcome aboard Nibbler
14th April 2010, 09:32 AM #1789
Welcome to all the people I've missed!
My first post using the new, shiny, sleek layout.
14th April 2010, 11:39 AM #1790
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Hi Chris, great to hear your story and congratulations on getting the job! It sounds like you're going to be straight in the deep end, which is where your experience will start! I did a similiar degree to you at Southampton Solent University, (Computer Systems and Networking), but decided to go down the PGCE root! I'm a teacher now...
Edugeek will be excellent for you I think, there is so many great people on it and help is always at hand!
Good luck with everything, and using Edugeek!
ICT Teacher, DORSET.
16th April 2010, 04:17 PM #1791
My name is Andy and I'm an ICT Technician at Otley College in Suffolk.
I've been here about 18months, after 18 years in Casinos, so a big switch of career!
Loving the job, but not so much the students!!!
Many questions pre-occupy my mind, like....
Why DO students feel the need to visit Facebook during a lesson?....
What do they do with all the mice they steal?......
Why do the holidays have to end?.....
And my current favourite.....
What will be the reaction when they find out about all the things they now cannot do, thanks to me!!!!
Looking forward to reading through as many posts as I get time to!
16th April 2010, 04:42 PM #1792
16th April 2010, 05:00 PM #1793
Welcome. I have been asking those questions myself over the years....
Originally Posted by aerospacemango
16th April 2010, 07:34 PM #1794
Welcome to all
mullaney18: any of our sponsors will be able to help you - they are all pretty good (simon from CPLTD for new kit and John from ICT direct for really good nearly-new kit are my favourites!).
As for your problems, I think if you do some careful searching, there will be a thread to help with the server migration, and indeed ANYTHING else. If you really can't find any help - just shout, and about 10,000 of us will come running!
I take my hat off to you, and wish you all the best.
18th April 2010, 02:21 AM #1795
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Il keep you posted!
19th April 2010, 04:01 PM #1796
Been a steep learning curve, that's for sure!
Originally Posted by elsiegee40
Came into it whilst studying for CompTia A+, had an ICT Manager take a punt on me, and not looked back since!
Why is it my fault that you've forgotten your password, and are now locked out of the system?
Have you ever heard of "Backup"?
When I turn down your request to release Facebook from the web filter, why do you continue to push the requests through? Do you think we'll change our minds?
The best thing about working in this sector is the heavy use of sarcasm!
"Yes, of course I will let you into ANY site you want!"
19th April 2010, 04:03 PM #1797
30th April 2010, 10:43 AM #1798
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I'm Lee, I'm an IT techie at a high school in Shropshire. I've been in the job for nearly two years, after previously working for an internet filtering company. Glad to be aboard this great site
30th April 2010, 10:45 AM #1799
7th May 2010, 03:34 PM #1800
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Welcome Lee, can i add you to our friens list?
many thanks in advance.
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