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Buildings for the Future Lessons Learnt – Lessons Shared. Nina Woodcock. What is Becta?. Government lead agency for technology in education Leading the national drive for effective use of technology in learning Co-ordinating and leading the e-strategy (Harnessing Technology)

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what is becta
What is Becta?
  • Government lead agency for technology in education
  • Leading the national drive for effective use of technology in learning
  • Co-ordinating and leading the e-strategy (Harnessing Technology)
  • Working in partnership with DCSF, DIUS, other agencies and key industry partners
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Our vision

A world where technology and innovation enable learners to achieve their potential

my background
My background
  • Originally a teacher (secondary science)
  • Worked for an ICT training supplier
  • Have been at Becta for over 5 yrs in a range of roles
  • Now Head of Capital Building Programmes
opened new building in november 2007 www brockington leics sch uk
Opened new building in November 2007www.brockington.leics.sch.uk
key messages
Key messages
  • It is never too early to start planning
  • You can’t do it all on your own
  • Keep a very careful eye on the budget
  • There is plenty of help and advice available
why do you need to consider ict early
Why do you need to consider ICT early?
  • We are transforming learning not just putting up buildings
  • ICT has the potential to;
    • change the way we learn (and teach)
    • enable personalisation
    • allow learning to take place off-site and outside school hours
  • New ways of learning and teaching can have a profound effect on the design of spaces in the school and the way we use technology in those spaces
  • Changing the design later can be very expensive
starting early
Starting early
  • Important to be involved in discussions with designers/architects from the outset
    • at least 3 or 4 yrs before new school opens
  • If you are a BSF school ensure you get involved with the LA’s plans at earliest opportunity
  • Don’t start with specific technologies – start with your vision for how technology will improve learning and teaching
  • Don’t leave it too late to engage the ICT supplier
preparing for increased use of ict
Preparing for increased use of ICT

What can you do now?

    • Making best use of current investment
    • learning platforms and online learning space
    • MIS e.g. pupil tracking and reporting to parents
    • fully utilising existing ICT resources
  • Change management
    • preparing staff for new ways of working
    • training, exemplars, ICT champions, ‘sand-pit’
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Self-review framework

  • A model for self-review, helping schools to assess where they are now in their use of technology and plan for improvements
  • Promotes a national standard for ICT and enables progress towards the ICT Mark
  • All schools should make use of the self-review framework
    • Particularly useful in helping to develop vision and strategy ahead of a major change
elements of the self review framework
Elements of the self-review framework

Curriculum

Impact on Learning

Learning & teaching

Professional development

Assessment

Resources

Extending opportunities for learning

Leadership and management

moving towards a managed service approach
Moving towards a managed service approach
  • A managed service usually includes:
    • Helpdesk (logging incidents and telephone support)
    • Technical support staff (on site and mobile)
    • Hardware maintenance and application support
    • System and desktop monitoring
    • Remote hosting
    • Disaster recovery
    • Asset management
benefits of a managed service
Benefits of a Managed Service
  • School staff can concentrate on reaping the benefits of ICT (learning, teaching, management)
  • Lessens the impact of losing experienced staff
  • Guarantees high levels of service (availability, reliability)
  • Improves processes by using best practice standards
  • Better cost control – true costs are clear and can be measured against benefits
  • Transfers risk
preparing for a managed service
Preparing for a Managed Service
  • Understand how much current support for ICT is costing (TCO)
  • Introduce best practice processes (FITS)
understanding total cost of ownership
Understanding Total Cost of Ownership

All the costs associated with

  • purchase
  • implementation
  • operation
  • maintenance

Including

  • user training and self support
  • formal support and maintenance
  • consumables
  • hardware, software, network infrastructure
ict investment planning tool
ICT Investment Planning Tool
  • Simple spreadsheet planner
  • Developed by Becta and Local Authorities
  • Informs ICT investment decisions in schools
  • Provides :
    • calculation of true current cost of ICT systems
    • calculation of likely future costs
    • comparison with costs of a managed service
  • Available to download from the Becta website
framework for ict technical support fits
Framework for ICT Technical Support (FITS)
  • Based on ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library)
  • Covers the four main aspects of technical support provision
    • reactive
    • proactive
    • change
    • strategic
benefits of using fits
Benefits of using FITS
  • Tried and tested processes, adapted to school environment
  • Provides ready made templates, checklists and downloads
    • can be used as they are or personalised
  • Separate administrative and technical tasks
    • helps assign resources appropriately
  • Protects teachers from getting too involved in technical support issues
  • Helps measure technical support requirements and costs
  • Helps prepare staff for managed service approach
supporting the building project
Supporting the building project
  • Don’t under-estimate how much time it will take
  • There will normally be some professional support supplied (e.g. by LA/Sponsor/DSCF)
  • At school level you will need someone to be the key link to the overall project manager/director, design and construction companies, ICT supplier
  • If asking senior staff member(s) to take on this role you must release them from other tasks
additional support
Additional support
  • Becta’s Capital Buildings Programme team can provide some direct support
  • For BSF, Partnerships for Schools have a team of Education ICT Advisers
  • For many projects additional ICT consultancy may be required
    • depending on existing resources/capacity of the LA or sponsor
    • this can be procured from Becta’s Consultancy Services Framework Agreement
budget issues
Budget issues
  • Particularly an issue with ‘one off’ new builds (Academies and One School Pathfinders)
  • There is a formula for calculating the ICT budget BUT the money is not ring-fenced
  • If the construction budget is overspent the project manager will look for savings elsewhere (especially the ICT budget)
  • Be very clear from the outset what is and isn’t in the ICT budget (e.g. CCTV ‘out’ but music keyboards ‘in’)
is it all worth it
Is it all worth it?
  • http://www.p4s.org.uk/library/bsf_voices_djanogly_and_hadley.jsp#Wow
further information from becta
Further information from Becta
  • Capital building programmes

www.becta.org.uk/schools/capitalbuilding

  • Self-review framework

www.becta.org.uk/schools/selfreview

  • FITS

www.becta.org.uk/fits

  • Investment planner

www.becta.org.uk/schools/leadership

(follow budgeting, financial planning)

further information cont
Further information cont
  • Becta Procurement Frameworks

www.becta.org.uk/schools/procurement

  • Becta Technical standards

www.becta.org.uk/schools/techstandards

  • Partnerships for Schools (for BSF)
  • www.p4s.org.uk
  • NCSL BSF Resources
  • bsf.ncsl.org.uk
ict excellence awards 2008
ICT Excellence Awards 2008
  • seeking out the best and brightest schools that are using technology to help learners achieve and to benefit the whole school community
  • closely aligned with Becta’s Self-Review Framework and the ICT Mark
  • Includes a ‘support for schools’ category
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ICT Excellence Awards 2008
  • Find out more, view 2007 winners, and enter online at www.becta.org.uk/excellenceawards
  • Don’t miss the deadline of 30 April 2008
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Thank you

Any questions?