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Northants IT Managers Sample

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A sample agenda for an LA Meeting for School IT Managers and other support providers for schools.

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Northants IT Managers Sample

  1. 1. Slide 1 - amusing picture or thought for the month.
  2. 2. [County/LA] IT Managers’ Network <ul><li>Host : IT Manager of the school you are visiting </li></ul>Date Branding logos or pictures
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Guest speaker from a school showing good practice or innovation (pref the host school) </li></ul><ul><li>RBC update 1 </li></ul><ul><li>National Update </li></ul><ul><li>Technology update 1 (eg software patches / security advice) </li></ul><ul><li>Guest Speaker from agency or noted LA supplier (eg Becta, VLE provider) </li></ul><ul><li>LA Updates (keep to last so remembered) </li></ul><ul><li>AOB (including handouts if available </li></ul><ul><li>Open Discussion - (chance to talk with school speaker of other guest speaker) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Agenda Item 1 - School Presentation <ul><li>15-20 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>plenty of screenshots and simple instructions </li></ul><ul><li>choose people with a ‘can do’ attitude that have made things work, even if it only works with a lot of investment in time, people and training ... and important to have openly said </li></ul><ul><li>allow for some Q&A but remember that there is time at the end </li></ul>
  5. 5. Agenda Item 2 - RBC update <ul><li>Changes of systems </li></ul><ul><li>Reminding people of proper processes </li></ul><ul><li>Paperwork </li></ul><ul><li>Manuals </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul>
  6. 6. Agenda Item 3 - National Info <ul><li>Information from Becta </li></ul><ul><li>Information from DCSF </li></ul><ul><li>Information from projects - Shibboleth, SIF, NDRB, etc </li></ul><ul><li>LA / RBC links into the above </li></ul>
  7. 7. Agenda Item 4 - Tech info <ul><li>Latest information from MS / Apple / Sun / etc </li></ul><ul><li>Security information </li></ul><ul><li>New hardware </li></ul><ul><li>New software </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback from any trails (involve the schools involved in these trials if possible) </li></ul><ul><li>Applications to join testing groups, etc. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Agenda Item 5 - Guest Speaker <ul><li>15-20 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant to IT Managers - not just a sales pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Real world examples of implementation </li></ul><ul><li>How it was integrated with SLT needs in examples </li></ul><ul><li>Future projects </li></ul>
  9. 9. Agenda Item 6 - LA Updates <ul><li>Keep to 5 points if possible </li></ul><ul><li>Schools communications - location to find them all and reminder to read them </li></ul><ul><li>Specific upcoming targets (eg Census, audit returns, eSafety surveys) </li></ul><ul><li>Standard jobs to be complete during the next term </li></ul><ul><li>Funding opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Job openings </li></ul><ul><li>Answers to specific questions raised prior to event. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Agenda Item 7 - AOB <ul><li>Anything that could not be squeezed into LA Updates </li></ul><ul><li>Ask if people are not staying on do they have specific questions or give them a chance to jot them on a notepad for you to take away </li></ul><ul><li>Summarise important points (eg major upgrades, key actions, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Date and location for next meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Tea / Coffee / Biscuit refill </li></ul>
  11. 11. Agenda Item 8 - Open Discussion <ul><li>A chance for people to stay on and chat in small groups with speakers or with each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Also a chance for LA staff to catch up with specific people about specific queries </li></ul>

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