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Digital publishing: Kings’ School case study

Kings’ School in Winchester has developed a digital publishing business which generates revenues of £20,000 and profts of £10,000 as part of its Business and Enterprise Specialism. Here, Stuart Johnson, Enterprise Co-ordinator at the school, discusses how he used digital printing technology to help students develop enterprise skills.

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29/04/2010
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ShoutBox – a novel approach to learning

Everyday outside the school gates young people are experiencing new and valuable opportunities. Here, Clara Lemon and Graham Hopkins from Futurelab, explain the concept of ShoutBox - a novel approach to learning out of school.

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29/04/2010
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Student data security in the classroom

Jan Gunner discusses digital data and the blunders made by schools when handling sensitive information.

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29/04/2010
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Using a web portal to increase parental engagement

South Dartmoor Community College case study: A parental web portal is an ideal way of providing parents with the information they want in a way that does not increase the administrative burden on schools unduly. Here, Peter Kensington, assistant head teacher at South Dartmoor Community College, discusses how his school used Learning Gateway technology to create their school portal.

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29/04/2010
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Computers for Pupils Initiative: Final Report

This independent NfER report for Becta comes out of the government initiative to target ‘the neediest pupils in the most deprived areas’ which was announced in the Budget (March 2005). The Computers for Pupils (CfP) initiative’s primary aim was to tackle the specifc part of the digital divide that excludes disadvantaged young people from accessing the benefts of ICT.

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29/04/2010
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I’m stuck - can you help me?

This report highlights the important role technology can play in engaging parents, and providing tools and advice to enable them to help their child with homework. It also highlights how schools are using simple technologies to extend learning both within and beyond the classroom.

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29/04/2010
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