Wellbeing: Student Voice

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NEWS / 3 October 2017

It is acknowledged that the Wellbeing of young people is enhanced when their views and suggestions are sought and there is a meaningful response to them (Flynn, 2014). Listen to two Stratford College students give informed feedback on their experience with Digital Portfolios and their Digital Grade Profile as part of their Junior Cycle English learning.

It is acknowledged that the wellbeing of young people is enhanced when their views and suggestions are sought and there is a meaningful response to them (Flynn, 2014). It can happen at a whole school level where, for example, policies or programmes are being developed, implemented or reviewed. 

Watch the following two videos to listen to two Stratford College students voice their opinions on their experience with Digital Portfolios and their Digital Grade Profile as part of their English Junior Cycle learning.

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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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