ICT Training, Curriculum Advice and Strategic
The Havering School Improvement Services’ ICT Team are able to provide bespoke support for a range of aspects including:-
> ICT Teaching and Learning and Home:School Engagement – Advice on embedding ICT across the curriculum, having recently launched ‘Switched On ICT’, the new ICT schemes of work with Rising Stars Publishers which is aimed at embedding exciting ICT opportunities across the curriculum
Find out more here http://www.risingstars-uk.com/all-series/switched-on-ict/
> Support to develop a parent/pupil-friendly website and learning platform to aid home:school engagement and teaching and learning, as well as improving whole-school management.
> ICT Strategic Support – Including Self Review Framework, Achieving ICT Mark, Developing a Third Millenium Vision, ICT Action Planning, Effective Monitoring of ICT and Support for Ofsted
> ICT Continuing Professional Development – Make best use of existing equipment to impact on teaching and learning and assessment for learning through first-class training on aspects including interactive whiteboards, visualisers, Early Years’ ICT, filmmaking, podcasting, iPods/iPads, tablets and animation
> ICT Infrastructure – Ensure sustainability of purchasing and plan for future improvement through whole-school ‘ICT healthchecks’ – Help when considering the purchase of netbooks, laptops, tablets, managed wireless, digital signage, digital cameras etc.
> Safeguarding/E-safety – Make sure that you are ‘Ofsted ready’ through training sessions for pupils, staff, parents/carers, governors, as well as help to develop an effective eSafety strategy
About the Havering ICT Team
The Havering ICT Team won the Becta ICT Excellence Award for ‘Support for Schools’ in 2009 and were Finalists in the category of ‘ICT Service and Support’ at the BETT Awards 2012. Find out more about the team here: http://www.risingstars-uk.com/soictteam.
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Impact of our work...
“The Havering ICT Team has been working with our ICT development team since March 2011. Their knowledge, skills and enthusiasm have inspired and motivated the staff and pupils at Felmore Primary School, as noted by Ofsted 2011:
"Rapid improvement has been made in integrating ICT into lessons to make learning more fun."
The Havering ICT Team’s support has helped the school to identify strengths and weaknesses and we are on the path to achieving the coveted ICT Mark accreditation.”
Mrs Liz Mulcahy, Headteacher Felmore Primary School, Basildon, Essex LA
Interested in finding out more?
Please do not hesitate to contact John Mead, Senior Inspector (Standards and Effectiveness) on 01708 434291, or by e-mail at:
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