Technology for learning

Ultrafast broadband is transforming education – how and where teaching is delivered, how teachers and students collaborate with their peers and each other, and how far learning networks reach.

Getting ready for broadband

The steps for getting hooked up to high-quality broadband and a secure internet connection

Your broadband connection

Reaping benefits of broadband and using the TELA laptop scheme.

Software for your school

Ministry-funded software – Apple, Microsoft, Novell, Sketch-Up Pro, Symantec Antivirus, Websense.

Maintaining your network

Your responsibilities, and how to fulfil them – budgets, contractors, and standards for warranties

Ensuring your school internet is safe and secure

Security on N4L, the Network for Learning – a free, secure retail service provider (RSP) for schools, and security services if you use an independent RSP

Technical information

For ICT contractors, and staff who work on school networks

Managing student and teacher data

Simplify and automate tasks for running your school, and share data between students, teachers, and schools, with these systems and tools.

TELA+  digital devices scheme

Get support from the ICT Helpdesk

0800 225 542, or 09 356 3167 – get phone, email, and on-site support

Get support from the Connected Learning Advisory

State and state-integrated schools can phone 0800 700 400 for free, consistent, unbiased advice on integrating digital technologies with learning.

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