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Google for Education April Highlights

By |2020-04-30T11:20:57+01:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Technology|

Classroom and Google Meet are Now Integrated To make it easier for the over 100 million students and educators now using Classroom for distance learning, we’ve integrated Classroom and Meet, putting both tools in one place. Create a Meet directly from Classroom and explore new controls. Chromebook Accessibility Tools for Distance Learning There are [...]

Free IT Devices for Schools

By |2020-04-29T14:50:22+01:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Technology|

The Government has recently announced it will be providing free laptops and tablets for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people and is working with partners to ensure that children can continue studies whilst at home and schools have support in accessing Google and Microsoft’s education platforms. This support includes access to free, expert technical support to get [...]

We are here to help you!

By |2020-03-27T10:10:49+00:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Team News|

Dear School, Teacher, and Friends, With the current ongoing issues with COVID-19 and the announcement of school closures, I wanted to make you know we are here to Help You. Service Status: Somerset County Council staff are in the main working from home to stop the spread of COVID-19, we have also taken the decision to [...]

Working remotely.. do you need help?

By |2020-03-18T17:14:44+00:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: Technology|

There are various online resources that can help schools stay connected in response to Coronavirus. A selection of remote classroom learning resources as well as tools to help you work from home follows... Google - G Suite "As more employees, educators, and students work remotely in response to the spread of [...]

Booking now live for #sweet2020!

By |2020-03-03T11:48:26+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Events|

SCC ICT are hosting a one day conference held at Dillington House, Ilminster on Thursday 10th September. The event will be an opportunity for schools to take part in an informative and engaging day that will showcase educational technology. There will be workshops, presentations and trade stands where you will have the opportunity to talk first [...]

Chromebooks – Try before you buy!

By |2019-12-16T13:36:05+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Offers|

SCC ICT have 30 Chromebooks which schools can borrow before you buy... Chromebooks can help make learning more effective and engaging. They can offer simplified management, maintenance, and oversight — which is part of the reason Chromebooks have made such a big splash in schools, with over 30 million students using a Chromebook at school today. [...]

Refurbished laptops and desktops

By |2019-12-16T13:39:32+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Offers|

Get Windows 10 compliant laptops and desktops for only £170 each, for both Students and Staff. Desktop: FUJITSU ESPRIMO E420, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4130 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 4 GB (1 module(s) 4 GB) DDR3, unbuffered, non-ECC, 1,600 MHz, PC3-12800 DIMM, 250GB SSD Hard Drive, Gigabit Ethernet PCIe x1, DS Monitor, Keyboard and Mouse Not Included. Windows [...]

The Ticking Time Bomb

By |2019-10-17T12:35:12+01:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Technology|

In January 2020 Microsoft will have several software programmes that will be going end-of life. Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 - support will end on January 14th 2020. Office 2010 - support will end on October 13th 2020 (Please note Office 2010 is Not Windows 10 Compatible). End-Of-Life, Means: No technical [...]

An inspiring day at SWEET2019

By |2019-10-03T11:26:46+01:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Events|

SWEET2019 at Dillington House was an inspiring day. So many great ideas, great people and  great  content! There were a good variety of delegates from our Somerset schools and also out-of county. Paul Edge, Deputy Head of Ribbisdale School in Lancashire shared their digital journey with us and showed how technology improved their experiences in and [...]