Student Voice: a teacher-student partnership in school experience

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NEWS / 29 January 2018

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) is consulting with students to help inform them in their curriculum development work in early, primary and post-primary education levels. On a European level there is the Bridge to Learning project.

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) is consulting with students to help inform them in their curriculum development work in early, primary and post-primary education levels. The NCCA wants to hear student voice from a student perspective of learning.

On a European level there is the Bridge to Learning project. According to this website, "the project will provide different models of working in partnership with students by giving them voice and develop their skills and attitudes to become responsible and democratic citizens."

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Implementing Stratford’s Digital Learning Framework plan: Windows 10 upgrade

Implementing Stratford’s Digital Learning Framework plan: Windows 10 upgrade

Our ambition at Stratford College has always been to foster independent learning.

In order to implement aspects of this standard Stratford upgraded all its computers to Windows 10 from Windows 7 over the summer.

As Windows 10 needs a lot more computer resources to run than Windows 7, upgrading computer hardware was necessary. This involved replacing old PC’s (pre-2014) with 10 new PC’s (with Solid State Drives). The PC’s in the Computer Lab and in the classrooms have had extra RAM installed and their hard drive replaced with a Solid State Drive. The old pre-2014 PC’s have been redeployed for use in Computer Science classes and for browsing the Web.

This is the second part of a two year programme where last year we upgraded our firewall and was one of the pilot schools to introduce Leaving Certificate Computer Science.

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