Monthly Archives: October 2011

BYOD to school – why ever not? #EDUScotICT

BYOD = Bring Your Own Device. I was very interested to read the following article http://www.scotsman.com/news/education/9000_computers_to_be_replaced_and_wifi_access_for_all_pupils_1_1930318 ( at Scotsman.com written by Gemma Fraser) which bears the news that Edinburgh City will be upgrading its computer stock but also and more … Continue reading

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6 and 3 year anniversary this month!

It is now 6 and 3 years respectfully since my Dad and Mam passed away.  It’s always sad to think that they are no longer with us.  Life is full of twists and turns but death does seem to be … Continue reading

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Single Sign-On – taking it to the desktop – or not? #EDUScotICT

A core service of the Glow Learning Platform is the Single Sign On (SSO) service.  Arguably, this is the absolute core of Glow and one of the services which in concept should always be preserved irrespective of the other services … Continue reading

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Content Filtering – who’s in control? – a potted history. #EDUScotICT

I have noted a number of references to Internet Content filtering in the EDUScotICT discussion to date.  Comments seem to imply that Glow and Content filtering are in some way the same thing.  The following comments are intended to clarify … Continue reading

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Glow 1 to Glow 2 – preserving the a national learning platform through evolution.

Based on what is known about Glow today – it is clear that Glow as we know it will be replaced by some other service in the near future.  There is currently no hard information around about what the new … Continue reading

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