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SEGfL Buying Association- SBA

by Heather Hadfield on Wed, April 03, 2013

The SBA is a new service being offered to all schools within the South East Grid for Learning, specifically designed to save your school money.
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Comodo announces new ‘callback’ validation process for Organisation Validated certificates

by Heather Hadfield on Thu, January 17, 2013

Janet today announced a change to the way in which Organisation Validated (OV) certificates will be issued from 1 February 2013.
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Virtually University

by Heather Hadfield on Mon, November 26, 2012

VU is a videoconferencing outreach initiative set up in 2004 by Beford School with the University of Sheffield and the Sutton Trust.
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VC and the Global Workforce of the Future

by Heather Hadfield on Tue, November 20, 2012

This set of workshops will enable you to hear experiences and views from a variety of guest speakers and schools, on how to use VC in schools to enrich the curriculum and prepare students to be part of the global workforce.

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NEW JVCS Content providers website

by Heather Hadfield on Wed, August 22, 2012

JANET are delighted to announce the launch of our new VC Content Directory website.
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Learning in a virtual environment

by Heather Hadfield on Mon, July 09, 2012

For the third year, SEGfL along with BCS, The Chartered Institute of IT, Berkshire Branch will be offering schools the opportunity to join their SecondLife project in September 2012. Second Life is a 3-D virtual world that is almost entirely built and owned by its residents. Sophisticated tools allow users to develop personalised ‘avatars’ in which to explore and create a virtual space in which to live. In order to enhance the user experience, objects can be created, traded, bought and sold. Increasingly, educators are using virtual worlds, like Second Life, to explore the potential of collaborative online learning within the curriculum and to enhance out-of-hours provision.
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Museum of London School VC Workshops 2012/13

by Heather Hadfield on Mon, July 02, 2012

Bookings now open for the Museum of London's school videoconferencing programme 2012-13. Workshops are available for both Secondary and Primary schools and are free of charge.
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MB Learning Solutions Free Taster week June 25th-29th

by Heather Hadfield on Wed, June 20, 2012

MB Learning Solutions offer distance learning courses to school via VC. They are holding a taster week for schools and students who are interested in learning more about their offering and how the distance learning courses are run.
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VC inspiring learning through the 2012 Games

by Heather Hadfield on Tue, June 12, 2012

Watch Tim Loughton MP talking about the use of VC in schools and celebrating the London 2012 Games.
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MB Learning Solutions- Distance Learning Open Day

by Heather Hadfield on Tue, May 15, 2012

MB Learning Solutions would like to invite all secondary schools and colleges registered on JVCS with VC hardware to take part in their LIVE Open Day via Video conference on Wednesday, May 30th. Students and teachers can meet the tutors and experience what it would be like to do a distance learning course via Video conference for Latin, Mandarin, Criminology, Psychology, Law and Sociology.
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