Schools 14 – 19 Becta SRF and ICT Mark. Eastern Primary School. Incline Row, Port Talbot, SA13 1TT, ,. [email protected] The school. The Self-review Framework (SRF) provides a structure for reviewing your school’s use of technology and its impact on school improvement. It is designed to help. “During my time as an ICT advisory teacher Becta was a wonderful source .. The SRF is just one excellent example of a useful tool for schools.

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It did some good work, but at far too much expense. Then compare their productivity and also how much change they have in their wallet. All the talk of open source vs commercial is not the important issue, and i believe different solutions will work for different schools.

I agree with quite a few comments on here: The concern was that the programme was far too inflexible, with schools often ending up with out-of-date and expensive technology and not having the freedom to choose what they wanted, rather than what some bureaucrat felt they needed.

However, I’ll say it again because it bears repeating, consistency within a single desktop is not the point. ChairmanAde 42 Hopefully it’s just the start.

The West Ham of broadband 40 The Times paywall: Would George get rid of an organisation that managed to take his policy forward and generate savings from it? I cannot afford to visit every one of my machines one a week to install software and patches 3 I need documentation – lots of FOSS doesn’t have this at all. A vast array of senior managers, all with pressing need to ‘work from home’, usually on a Friday. That would release value from the work BECTA has done already, while enabling people to carry it forward and make it more accessible.


The future shape of the IT landscape drf not an irrelevant subject for discussion where it concerns IT education and if there are srv who are bored by the debate, maybe they should go and teach a subject they can relate to and allow others who do have an interest in the subject to really educate our children.

It is a useful trolling device as a it gives sff the sense that you are “winning” the argument as you are “defeating men of straw” b when the person says ” This guy had a four day week and could only attend meetings in office on a Monday or Tuesday. What does the framework cover?

The clean, layered, and responsibility based framework not only gives kids the basic computing skills common to all computer operating use, but teaches them to manage their skills more responsibly. Advice is often ill-informed and out-of-date – perhaps even short-sighted.

The use of technology in schools to enhance learning and teaching is still an unfulfilled prophecy. And schools having incompatible hardware that’s out of date before it’s installed is hardly new. Complain about this comment Comment number 1. Here are some of many examples: We operate a mix of both, and that works for us. The whole network was a mess and very poorly implemented, I shouldn’t even know that as to find out about the infrastructure involved more than the allowed use. Much of the guidance in this area is set at the level of the education authority e.

I also encountered a number of people who genuinely believed in their work and earned every penny they were paid.

BBC – : Becta: Does it deserve to die?

Personally, I view this department as one that is now actually outdated. With no bulk purchasing it would be easy to get a good quality new laptop and 3 years broadband for substantially less than that. It’s cutting off the technological lifeblood of communities. I’d bung poor people a laptop and let them get on with it. I suspect that it, along with many other quangos, has a couple of golden eggs buried in amongst all the waste and the incoming government has decided to do a quick slash-and-burn of quangos to remove the waste in the hope that they’ll be able to collect most of the golden eggs and consolidate them.


Becta: Does it deserve to die?

The online discussion group SENCo Forum, created and administered by this group of committed professionals, has provided a lifeline for special educational needs coordinators in schools who often work in single-person departments and have to source reliable specialist knowledge and sfr quickly to assist and support vulnerable students with unprecedented needs within their institutions.

As of today, hecta is moving to a new Using ICT across the curriculum is more thorny. I currently work for a supplier of IT solutions into education and I definitely think Becta will ebcta missed and that without them something will need to step in to fill the gap.

Your views seem to just be the opposite of whatever point is currently on the table even if it means contradicting yourself.

To date, the school still has no IT teacher. It is unthinkable that these communities will die without BECTa but we are in the position of needing to invent a replacement for an effective working organisation. It’s projects like this that need a government to offer support, not extinction. You can update bectta level for an aspect by giving values for all of the indicators, in exactly the same manner as you did for the previous framework.

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