Author: Kristian Still


Slow Change

Recently I have enjoyed the visual presentation, as well as the commentary on dangerouslyirrelevant. This has certainly led me to consider how information can be presented on our new college website we have been developing. So far my Joomla has been very positive, but I will let others make the final decision, in fact we…
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27 Oct ’08 0

'The things we don't know, we don't know.'

Expected difficulties can be managed. In terms of the curriculum; new staff, a new KS2 curriculum, a new Unit of work for Year 9s, in their new sets. A revised unit of work (well, almost) for Yr 10s and finally, a new course for low ability students in Yrs 9 and 10 (with a newly…
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12 Oct ’08 0

Summer Roundup

Well I never managed to post this Summer roundup! This is a retrospective posting…. It has been a very busy summer, some difficulties were expected and some managed. Of course, many unexpected! We have had some real difficulties with the Network, expecially external usage eg financial packages and County services. One or two gliches were…
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20 Sep ’08 0

OneNote of Caution

I have been working with OneNote, writing a scheme of work for our new OCR National in ICT, Unit 4 should be curious. Planning and constructing a scheme of work in OneNote has been a learning experience, OneNote has also offered some ‘oh, thats neat’ solutions to preparing and scripting a scheme of work, but…
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11 Aug ’08 0

When Technology Bites

For the past three months I have had an on going conversation with Virgin Media over problems I have been experiencing with my PC. Some to do with the Virgins PC Guard and then later, I thought to do with being hyjacked. We have had an engineer visit, a new modem and many conversations with…
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7 Aug ’08 1

MSI Wind

We have an awful lot of ICTAC decisions going on across College this week. The main decisions include finalising our LP decision (Studywiz is in the driving seat with Moodle slip streaming) and our Network Management Agreement with CTS which includes a refreshed network and wireless plan. We have made two significant software purchases, a…
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15 Jul ’08 0