ict strategic group 8 30am 13 th november agenda n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
ICT Strategic Group 8.30am 13 th November Agenda PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
ICT Strategic Group 8.30am 13 th November Agenda

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 47

ICT Strategic Group 8.30am 13 th November Agenda - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

ICT Strategic Group 8.30am 13 th November Agenda. Item 3. Stoke Primary School ICT Services. Working in partnership with RM Education. Introduction. Stoke Local Authority is changing its schools ’ support offering

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'ICT Strategic Group 8.30am 13 th November Agenda' - reuben

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

Item 3

Stoke Primary School ICT Services

Working in partnership with RM Education



  • Stoke Local Authority is changing its schools’ support offering
  • Stoke LA in partnership with RM Education, can offer you a range of support packages
  • Building block package approach


  • Decision to work with a partner for the following reasons:
    • Budget Pressures
    • Service Delivery Ambition
    • Changing School Environment
    • Change in working practices


Delivered by locally based people

In your city


Starter Package

You will need the basics first

  • InternetHigh-speed reliable and secure internet connection managed by Stoke LA
  • E-mail World-class Microsoft Office 365 e-mail
  • FilteringParallel filters provided by both Stoke LA and RM Education
  • Virus Software and updates for all the PCs in your school, built on Symantec

£17 per pupil per annum and £2500 Line rental


SIMS Licence

  • Discounted SIMS licences are available
  • Must have an approved SIMS Support Partner that meets the below criteria
  • Product and Public Liability Insurance minimum of £5m Professional indemnity minimum £5m
  • At least 2 years audited accounts or bankers reference if this is not available
  • Dunn and Bradstreet credit check
  • At least 3 references from organisations they currently provide this service to
  • At least 2 years’ experience of managing/supporting and upgrading SIMS in a school environment
  • At least 4 support staff directly associated with that service
  • Must have an established Helpdesk operating between 8am – 5pm

SIMS Support

  • City Council approved SIMS Support Partner is RM
  • SIMS upgrades and patches
  • SIMS advice, guidance and support
  • Admin network support
  • SIMS health checks

Curriculum Bronze

  • Engineer Visits (Half day per week)
    • Network management
    • Preventative maintenance
    • Resolving network problems
    • Installing software
  • Can be enhanced to Bronze +

Curriculum Silver

  • Managed curriculum service
  • Including:
    • Pre-installation audit
    • On-site engineer visits
    • We’ll even repair your hardware as part of the package

Full managed service

  • Including:
    • Curriculum network support
    • SIMS support
    • Admin network support

Gold – Full Managed Service



Licence cost subject to CAPITA / All costs subject to RPI


Any Questions?

Contact details in the back of the brochure.

Jon Barker

John Bowler

Andy Morris

Neil West


Item 4

ICT Steering – Service Usage and Performance

Andy Morris – Operations Manager

bsf news

BSF News….

  • Five Managed Service sites now live with two further “Mini Managed Services”.
  • OSSMA next to join (Jan 2013), followed by Thistley Hough (April 2013) and six schools in Sept 2013.
  • Eight former school technicians now RM employees.
  • TUPE process going well - new colleagues very positive and spreading the word to the next phase.
primary news

Primary News….

  • Primary Support proposition agreed
  • Visits underway to all Primary Schools to discuss
  • Starter Package
  • SIMS Support
  • Bronze / Silver / Gold Curriculum Support
  • Educational Support
learning platform usage
Learning Platform Usage

Our top ten users:

rm performance october 2012

RM Performance – October 2012

Overall call volumes high due to the three new BSF sites but lower than September; 1109 calls open in period.

144 calls open at the end of the period; 53% of these calls are with the customer for further action or closure

Three Customer Satisfaction surveys were completed with an average score of 5.67 (Scores were 0,8,9)

The First Time Fix rate is at 40%

helpdesk business technology

Helpdesk (Business Technology)

  • BT dealt with 223 support requests in October 2012
  • 207closed
  • 16 outstanding and carried over
  • Call Breakdown
  • Incidents – 61
  • Service Requests – 162
  • Top 5 Closed Incidents:

Customer Satisfaction

  • Figures are from Net Promoter
annual survey

Annual Survey

  • Survey held in June 2012. Fantastic response – over 1100 participants.
    • 77% satisfied or better with RM helpdesk
    • 83% of pupils satisfied or better with EM+ and KLP
    • 54% of staff satisfied with managed service
  • Action plan being created to address dissatisfaction
    • Step 1: Change email product
    • Step 2: Improve contact with schools through visits and dialogue

Annual Survey

Prize winnersPupilsNaziahAkhtar, Thistley HoughMelissa Tellwright, Ormiston Horizon


Keith Burdon, Haywood Engineering CollegeVictoria Brown, Priory Primary C of E


Item 5 Refund Distribution

  • Total in the pot so far is
  • £61,351
  • What do you want to do with it?
  • Head Teachers Meeting for ideas
  • Divide up = £1.81 per pupil
  • Buy Lending Equipment - IPADS
  • E-Safety proposal

Item 6

Cloud Products Update

Office 365

RM Unify

Peter McGurk – Service Delivery Manager


Dudley rollout complete

  • Development work completing this month
  • Pilot at OSSMA – Dec 12
  • Looking for a primary pilot site – if you are interested please talk to me or Neil

Migration through spring/summer 2013

  • Domain – your choice
    • Stay with sgfl.org.uk, or
    • Choose/use your own domain >> @anythingyoulike.com
    • Examples:
      • ossma.co.uk
      • norton.stoke.sch.uk
    • Cost is minimal - less than £50/year
good news
Good News
  • The momentum builds
    • 2 schools to May 2012
    • 3 schools in Sept 2012
    • 7 by Sept 2013
    • 4 by May 2014
support in advance
Support in Advance
  • How do we support in advance?
    • Consultancy to build a bespoke programme
      • At the heart - the school’s vision & development plan
      • Change management
      • On-line skills audit
      • Essential Skills Programme
      • Visit to Real Centre
      • Action Research Projects
      • Partnership
        • School or academy
        • RM
        • LA
support during go live
Support During Go Live
  • Bespoke ‘Go Live’ Programme
  • Partnership
    • Compliments
      • Technical CPD
      • CPD by other partners
      • School’s in-house programme
  • Time and resources available?
action research projects
Action Research Projects

Inform PIC

Good practice examples

Case studies

good practice arp
Good Practice ARP
  • Stoke school wider resource
  • Heather Gibb – Stoke LA LP Administrator
  • https://www.klp.rm.com/establishments/8610000/UniversalServices/SchoolAdvisorySupport/SchoolInterestSpaces/ActionResearchProjects/Pages/BrowseallARPs.aspx
action research projects1
Action Research Projects

Stoke school wider resource

Heather Gibb – Stoke LA LP Administrator



The 360 E-safe CityProject Fund Optionse.g 50K of funding available from the IT Deductions FundIf 50% of this fund is available to the 360 esafe project then schools can have the option of using around £300 per school to use to support their 360 E-safe project. With £2500 used to support half termly E-Safety training events across the city at times that suit parents (evenings and Saturdays) in local venues accessible venues.If 75% of this fund is available for the 360 esafe project then schools can have around £425 available per school to use to support the 360 esafe project with £5000 used to support parent E-safety events across the city.If 100% of the find is available then schools can have around £550 per school to support 360 with £9000 being available for training events from Sept 2012-Sept 2014.


Lending Library RefreshAll Schools to get access to the Lending LibraryFunds used to refresh kit e.g. more Ipads, Kindle Fire, Rasberry Pi, Microsoft Surface. Number of apps purchased for evaluation.Max of four loans to schools per year.Kit to be used for project work and evaluation.Schools to suggest kit to purchase and sub-group to decide purchase.Purchase through LA gives volume discount.Schools to decide who provides support.

e safety
  • Global unblocking system through the learning platform for speedy and accountable decision making.
  • Communication regarding the use of RM smart caches and the responsibility of schools.
item 11 aob
Item 11. AOB
  • Proposed Date for next meeting

Location to be Determined

Any offers?