Fronter

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Fronter

  1. 2. Background
  2. 3. Why? <ul><li>The DCSF ICT Strategy, Harnessing Technology, sets out two targets for 2008 and 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>A personalised learning space, with an e-portfolio, to all learners. </li></ul><ul><li>An integrated management system (MIS) and learning </li></ul><ul><li>system. </li></ul><ul><li>Schools are also required to have a portal that parents can log into to see their children’s attendance and progress. </li></ul><ul><li>The benefit to having one MLE system across all schools in Hillingdon and most of London is the seamless transfer of pupils between schools and other Local Authorities. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Who are Fronter? <ul><li>Founded in Norway in 1998 and is now used by more than four million users world wide. </li></ul><ul><li>Used by the National College for School Leadership (NCSL) for their talk2learn platform </li></ul><ul><li>Working with a large number of UK schools, colleges and local authorities. </li></ul><ul><li>BECTA accredited Learning Platform Services Supplier </li></ul><ul><li>Fronter was chosen by the LGfL as the preferred MLE for the London schools & by Hillingdon for their schools </li></ul>
  4. 5. What is an MLE? Managed Learning Environment “ A system that uses technology to enhance and make more effective the network of relationships between learners, teachers and organisers of learning, through integrated support from richer communication and activities” Moira Bent - Newcastle University Library
  5. 6. Characteristics of an MLE <ul><li>Encompass all activities in school </li></ul><ul><li>Coherent coordinated infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Supports information distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Supports T & L strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Interoperability between systems assessment eg data & sims </li></ul><ul><li>Includes administrative info </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed resources </li></ul><ul><li>Support and guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Coherent management </li></ul>
  6. 7. What is the London MLE? <ul><li>Managed Learning Environment (MLE) that is fully compliant with the 2008 and 2010 goals set by DfES </li></ul>
  7. 8. What is the London MLE? <ul><li>A collection of tools for learning and teaching, collaboration, communication etc which can hopefully enhance the teaching and learning at your school </li></ul><ul><li>Internet based; available anywhere, anytime </li></ul>
  8. 9. 90 integrated tools in one solution
  9. 10. Our Metaphors Building Room Tools Participants Unique id Desk
  10. 11. A School in a Local Authority
  11. 12. A School in a Local Authority in London in the consortium
  12. 13. Fronter Videos <ul><li>Fronter Guided tour </li></ul><ul><li>Metaphors Metaphors </li></ul><ul><li>Rooms Rooms </li></ul>
  13. 14. Live Demo Examples <ul><li>Across services within ECS </li></ul><ul><li>eg Behaviour and attendance room </li></ul><ul><li>Within the School improvement service </li></ul><ul><li>eg ICT Room </li></ul><ul><li>Within a Hillingdon school </li></ul><ul><li>eg Coteford Junior </li></ul><ul><li>Within a Harrow Secondary School </li></ul><ul><li>Eg Nower Hill </li></ul><ul><li>http://fronter.com/hillingdon </li></ul>
  14. 15. Planning Implementation
  15. 16. 3 Models for implementation <ul><li>Focus on one subject area </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on a year group </li></ul><ul><li>Project based </li></ul><ul><li>For more information see: www.learningplatforms.lgfl.net </li></ul>
  16. 17. Thank you

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