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    VLE Budgets, what are you spending it on?

    Hi guys & gals, we have been told we have £10k to spend on a VLE,- I already setup moodle myself onsite which the teachers seem to be getting the hang of and it;s growing with free content daily, only other thing I can think of spending it on it LP contect such as birchfields VLE pack (frog system looks nice but price is out of the question!) am I missing something here considering the VLE budget?

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    Dedicated server for Moodle if you don't already have one?

    The Birchfield pack is well within that £10k and will provide you with a rediculous amount of content, if I'm honest it's well worth it!!!!!!

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    moodle support contract, we've done this just in case we can't solve a problem?


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    I think The Cutter Project deal with Moodle support contracts. Think KMount works for them (a member on this forum) perhaps give him a message to find out what is on offer.

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    Moodle is already hosted on a poweredge 2900 along with our intranets and library MLS system, i'm quite sold on the birchfield stuff, is anyone else using this??

    I've broken moodle and fixed it so many times during the early setting up days that I kind of know it inside out, And after speaking to the bursar we are under the presumption that this is a one off budget and we possibly may not be getting any further funding next year so need to stretch every penny, which is as always in this place!

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    We have the Birchfield and Boardworks titles and staff seem to like them both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisjako View Post
    only other thing I can think of spending it on it LP contect such as birchfields VLE pack
    This other thread discusses Moodle / SIMS connections, which you might want to spend some of the money on.

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    Escimo (If you in Essex County Council) is given Free of charge..

    - Dedicated Link from Schools to their servers
    - Amazing Support
    - MIS Intergration..

    All... for sweet nothing

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    Quote Originally Posted by tsimons View Post
    Escimo (If you in Essex County Council) is given Free of charge..

    - Dedicated Link from Schools to their servers
    - Amazing Support
    - MIS Intergration..

    All... for sweet nothing
    Other than the money they have already topsliced before it gets to your school no doubt

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    Escimo the money must come from some where. As Sylv3r says it could be top sliced or it could be harnessing technology budget or something.

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