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    Published on 21st May 2014 06:33 PM

    EDIT 2014 Hotel/Travel Draw

    Here it is and many thanks to the 50+ of you who have booked so far to come and see us next week (we only have 8 tickets left!).
    We have 2 lots of prizes:

    1. Four places at the Ibis Hotel Preston North a mere 1 min drive or 5 min walk to the venue.
    The rooms are booked for the nights ...
    by Published on 25th February 2014 05:03 PM
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    It's all go here in the office! With just one more day until ZeroHour, Domino and myself make our way to Manchester to setup for this show it's about time we filled you in with the final details of timings for both Education Innovation and the co-located events.
    Education Innovation is free to attend and is an excellent mix of speakers, events and exhibition.
    You can find us on stand C22 right alongside ICT Direct on Stand C24 so pop over and have a chat and we'll give you one of our limited edition thermal mugs, a coveted lanyard and badge ...
    by Published on 23rd January 2014 12:38 PM
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    Held last night, the BETT awards show is an annual event to highlight the products and companies who make an outstanding contribution to the event.
    We would like to say congratulations to our sponsor Room Booking System for winning the ICT Company of the year (< £1m turnover)

    Below is the official press release - listing the results. ...
    by Published on 17th January 2014 08:12 PM
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    The BETT show is now less than a week away and we here at EduGeek are now in full swing (read - in panic mode) in our preparations as the the start date fast approaches and we think it is time we let you know what we are doing this year.
    As with last year we shall be sharing a stand once more with Smoothwall on stand F137 and, as always, have the usual amenities that we make available for all of the tired 'geekers during the show including:

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • A comfy sofa to allow you to rest your tired feet on
    • Free pizza at lunchtimes (12:15 approx - first come, first served!)
    Published on 7th November 2013 11:26 AM

    We just received a mailshot listing the nominees for each of the BETT award categories and we would like to congratulate our sponsors:
    NetSupport Ltd with their nomination in ICT Exporter of the Year
    Schoolcomms with their nomination in Innovation in ICT Award
    @Room Booking System with their nomination in ICT Company of the Year (<£1m turnover)
    Follett with their nomination in ICT Leadership and Management Solutions

    BETT 2014 will be the 30th anniversary of the world's largest technology in education event which usually has over 35,000 visits and over 700 exhibitors.
    EduGeek will be attending alongside our kind sponsors Smoothwall from January the 22nd until the 25th at ExCeL, London. For more details about BETT and how to attend for free go to www.bettshow.com
    by Published on 6th November 2013 06:00 PM
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    Well, we've done it. Or, to be more precise, you've done it. Between all 65,500+ of you, EduGeek now has over 1,000,000 posts of helpful advice, assistance, recommendations, rants and lolz within the EduGeek forums and in the process have made countless techies lives throughout the world a lot less stressful.
    We havenít even included the tens of thousands of non-members who visit EduGeek each day to get the help they need either. Oh, and if you do lurk and use EduGeek, please join in and share your knowledge. You know you ...
    by Published on 26th March 2013 02:00 AM

    It was quite a lovely shock to find that I won an award today.

    Last year Naace took the brave step of introducing an award aimed at technical staff in schools. At the time, when speaking with some peers from the technical community, some expressed concern about how a ďbunch of teachers and LA folk could ever work out how hard technicians and NMs workĒ and considering how difficult that can be within schools I can understand that a minority had some scepticism about it. ...
    by Published on 4th March 2013 07:53 AM
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    If you missed out on BETT this year, or found it too far to travel there is good news. The Education Innovation Conference and Exhibition is to be held at the Manchester Central Convention Centre, Manchester between the 8 and 9 of March. ...
    by Published on 27th February 2013 05:20 AM

    Some of you may have noticed the article we published in January about our reaching 100,000 threads within the EduGeek forums, and then posted up some traffic stats that we have built up over the past year. This is something of a milestone, but what we didnít quite go into detail about what just ...
    by Published on 5th February 2013 07:51 AM

    At last, once more, for us BETT is finally over (we only go home on Sunday) and now itís time to thank the myriad of people, companies and organisations who have helped, amused, fed and made us all at EduGeek smile and feel wanted throughout this yearís BETT period.
    So, letís begin, and in no particular order:
    by Published on 1st February 2013 12:18 PM

    Dave Foulks shows us ICT-Direct's latest project.

    The DIY 'pixelsense' like table is planned to be available premade or as a kit, for schools to make themselves as a project.

    by Published on 1st February 2013 12:15 PM

    Parat run us through their latest iPad storage and security device, and run through the various features.

    More Info: http://www.parat.eu/Koffer-Licht-IT/...7_144_388.html ...
    by Published on 31st January 2013 05:01 PM

    Along with the small product demos and other interesting videos that we have been making, we have been taking photos so that you don't miss out on the EduGeek fun.

    All the photos can be found in our Flickr! group which you are free to join ...
    by Published on 31st January 2013 04:19 PM

    A demo of the manufacturing training equipment from Festo, and also a quick look at Netgenium control systems ...

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