#BettChat archive 4th December 2012

(All these tweets took place between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday 4th December 2012)

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Welcome to today’s #BettChat. Who wants to start us off by discussing the ICT topics/issues for academies & free schools?

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

Raising The Participation Age – more pressure on academies to offer a good post 16 educational experience. http://bit.ly/GPYA4P #Bettchat

Bett‏  @Bett_show

Is anyone exhibiting at #Bett_Show providing resources/systems to support academies? #BettChat

Daydream Education‏  @DaydreamEdu

@Bett_show #bettchat are free schools still to be run as a charitable status? Plenty of cost issues there!

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

@Bett_show @Smoothwall is exhibiting at #Bett_Show and we provide web filtering and web security solutions for academies. #BettChat

Bett‏  @Bett_show

What do you think will be the topic on everyone’s lips at #Bett_Show? #BettChat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

@bett_show We’ve created an online learning consultancy deal for academies wanting to review use/development of their VLE #BettChat

Serco E & L‏  @Serco_Education

#ProgressoMIS supports academies and free schools to use their data more effectively and efficiently #BettChat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

Enabling networking & collaboration to prevent schools from becoming isolated and to share best practice is important #BettChat

Firefly Solutions‏  @fireflyteam

@Bett_show Lots of the schools we work with want to talk about iPads and mobile learning #BettChat

semantise‏  @Semantise

@LaraUniServity has a good point. Non-Academy / Academy schools will get left as LA support is withdrawn due to cost cutting, #BettChat

Animate It!‏  @AnimateEducate

We think everyone is going to be talking about budgets this year. How to get the best value with limited ££ #BettChat

Capita SIMS‏  @CapitaSIMS

Are there any Tweeters from actual Free Schools or Academies that can contribute to this? #BETTChat

Frog‏  @frogtrade

Visit stand D100 at the @Bett_show to have a play with the new technology developed by @frogtrade http://wp.me/p1HkQJ-fh #BettChat

Animate It!‏  @AnimateEducate

Also lots of schools looking for Apps for the mobile devices they have/are about to buy, and the impact they can have on learners #BettChat

XMA ‏  @XMAITSolutions

XMA will be at Bett with a “Do More, With Less” theme, showing how institutions can provide better education with less resources #bettchat

Daniel Cresswell‏  @EdCityDan

Visit the @EducationCity stand D300 at the @Bett_show to see the great developments that we have made  #BettChat

XMA ‏@XMAITSolutions

Check out http://www.xma4education.co.uk/bett for more information on topical seminars that will be held throughout Bett in Gallery Room 18 #bettchat

Smoothwall‏  @Smoothwall

Protecting students from inappropriate sites or online bullying and having a suitable e-safety policy. http://bit.ly/VhOoml #Bettchat

School Website  ‏@SchoolWebsite

The arrival of amazing new consumer technologies doesn’t dilute what is already a great education system unless people let it #BettChat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

@capitasims Tend to find few school staff are able to spare the time at this stage of the day (especially this time in the term) #BettChat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

@animateeducate Yes, this will affect all schools, especially those that lose out as funding formulas around FSM & SEN change #BettChat

XMA   ‏@XMAITSolutions

You can also check out XMA’s exhibitor zone here http://bit.ly/Xmxidb for more information about who were are and what we’re about #bettchat

Lara UniServity‏  @LaraUniServity

@Semantise Perhaps this is a positive if tech can enable schools to create new networks through interest rather than locality? #BettChat

Capita SIMS‏  @CapitaSIMS

Capita SIMS is used by almost 30 Free Schools. If you’re a Free School, find out more at BETT stand B250 #BETTChat

Bett  ‏@Bett_show

A big thank you to everyone who took the time to join us for #BettChat tonight. Have a lovely evening!


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