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    by Published on 2nd November 2012 04:52 PM   

    With the every changing world of technology and education we all understand that nothing stands still. With more and more schools becoming Academies, buying a variety of services from a plethora of providers and having direct control of the funds to buy these, schools are generally more discerning about their presence on the World Wide Web. The bold choice to take control of the school's presence can be beneficial for a number of reasons. This change of stance can result in websites which engage with parents and learners, improve communication between home and school and provide better marketing with the local community and national groups ...
    by Published on 29th August 2012 12:01 PM

    This is my latest article based on Scott McLeod’s 26 Internet Safety Talking Points.

    Over the next few weeks I am looking at each point to tease apart the ideals behind them, to try to see both sides of the discussion and to share examples about who others have work on the issues. A lot of this will be from a UK-centric position but hopefully it will provide some insight into the similarities and differences with our friends in other countries.

    Today’s point is about Decision Making ...
    by Published on 24th August 2012 03:01 PM

    With kind permission I am reposting Scott McLeod‘s ‘Dangerously Irrelevant Blog Post about 26 Internet Safety Talking Points.

    I will follow this up by looking at each point (one a day perhaps) to strip it down and look at both sides of the point.
    Please remember that these are talking points and will bring forward a variety of views, depending on personal experience.
    by Published on 21st November 2011 03:00 PM
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    I know some of you might already recognise the phrase including in the title, as it is a central tenet of the ICT Register - DEFUNCT, but the same ethos is wide spread within the education community. It doesn't matter whether you are talking about school staff getting together at TeachMeets, having in-depth discussions via twitter through things like #ukedchat, online communities such as EduGeek.net or more local groups such as NorthantsBLT, the growing role of schools taking ownership of their advice and guidance and how they share it with others is a very important part of how schools need to react to recent changes which have come out of DfE. ...

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