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Online tracking for secondary
ICT support specialist Compubits has launched an online tracking and reporting system for secondary schools. The program provides a web-based store for pupil data and follows the launch of a primary version earlier this year. Additional features on the secondary system include a classroom and school event management function and a calendar system for parents and pupils to book appointments with teachers. For more information, go to www.compubits.com
Book now for Naace conference
Bookings are now open for next year's Naace annual strategic conference. Naace, the association for ICT teachers, is hosting the event, at Wokefield Park in Reading, from March 15 to 17, with the theme Brave New World: Changing Times in Education. Places cost from #163;175 plus VAT for members. For details go to www.naace.org.ukconference2011
Manage a connected classroom
Whiteboard developer Smart Technologies has unveiled a new classroom management program. The Smart Sync 1000 software aims to make it easier for teachers to monitor and guide pupils. Features include thumbnail images of each pupil's screen and functions allowing teachers to open files directly onto a pupil's computer and broadcast shared screens to the class. Software licences start at #163;399 plus VAT for two to 10 computers. For details, go to www.smarttech.com.