Tips for Spending your ICT Infrastructure Grant

By Simon Lewis  When the ICT infrastructure grant was first announced, schools found themselves inundated with sales pitches from different brands with different products – so how do you know where to start? Well it might sound simplistic, but we suggest taking a step back and simply starting at the start. Firstly, discuss some key…

Choosing Tablets for your school – the do’s and don’ts

By Simon Lewis Tablets have been lurking around the education sector for a number of years. While the uptake has been greater in second level, primary schools are beginning to investigate their potential. There are three main types: the iPad, Android and Surface. The iPad was the first tablet on the market to capture the…

Virtual Reality in the Primary Classroom

By Simon Lewis  Virtual Reality (VR) is now readily available and affordable for schools – students can explore every corner of the earth, journey beyond our planet, or even travel to different points in time from the comfort of their chair in their classroom. VR enables students control their own learning; with VR the student can…