+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
Virtual Learning Platforms Thread, which learning platform? in Technical; I'm an ICT co-ordinator from a small school in Kent and we are looking at purchasing VLE. We are currently ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Thank Post
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power

    which learning platform?

    I'm an ICT co-ordinator from a small school in Kent and we are looking at purchasing VLE. We are currently subscribed to the Uniservity learning platform ans are supposed to be upgrading to their 'Life Cloud' version. So far, their new version seems to be anything but easy to work with. Actually, it's been absolute pain the a...! We have until April to decide whether to carry on with their contract or subscribe to something new. I knwo there is a lot out there which makes our choice even harder. If that helps, we are one-form entry primary with 220 kids and have an ICT technician working irregular hours (mostly 10hrs a week) after school.
    I would really appreciate any help and advice. Thanks

  2. #2
    danbuntu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Maidstone, Kent
    Thank Post
    Thanked 53 Times in 50 Posts
    Rep Power

    I've sent you a PM regarding this. But essentially we are a college based in Kent who use Moodle as our VLE and can show how we use it and potentially help out.

  3. #3
    mthomas08's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Thank Post
    Thanked 165 Times in 146 Posts
    Rep Power
    One thing I would suggest is really look around and do your home work, write down what you want/do with your current VLE. Next how much can you really spend and do you want something that when its done can be maintained by any one.

    We currently have frog secondary and I have seen Frog Primary (I was quite impressed) and would suggest giving them a call concerning that. We spent months browsing around at all sorts and it was either frog or moodle but frankly we didnt want to outsource/have one man dedicated to doing it all and we wanted full control/spend ages getting it setup, So frog was our best bet. Although this is just for us because it suited our needs and every school is different. We wanted the whole package and I must say the building platform on Frog is really impressive it is incredibly easy to build sites (we have a non IT Literate Art teacher building 4-5 sites). Although has its flaws Frog is rapidly growing and is constantly developing as well.

    As a primary though I would check the cost of it, I am guessing it would be a lot cheaper then what we got due to us being a Secondary (We got parent portal, securegateway and them to build a custom VLE/School Website).

+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Which Learning Platform would you recommend?
    By nfrancis in forum Virtual Learning Platforms
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 8th February 2010, 01:08 PM
  2. Which Learning Platform?
    By jumpinjamez in forum Virtual Learning Platforms
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 28th June 2007, 01:17 PM
  3. Vanilla Sharepoint as a learning platform?
    By meastaugh1 in forum Virtual Learning Platforms
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 18th March 2007, 05:32 PM
  4. Becta Learning Platforms
    By russdev in forum Virtual Learning Platforms
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 4th January 2007, 12:06 PM
  5. Learning Platforms, advice please
    By deerwood in forum Virtual Learning Platforms
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 25th September 2006, 06:39 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts